Category Archives: Harnett County

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    Celebrating Success in Harnett County

    Posted on June 7, 2014 by in Blog, Events, Harnett County

    by Annie Hardison-Moody Last Sunday, we held a community-wide celebration at White Oak Missionary Baptist Church in Lillington to release our food assessment report for Harnett County.  Harnett County residents, volunteers, and representatives of community organizations contributed to the report, which examined a variety of resources in the county related to food access – including […]

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    The Future of Food Pantries

    Posted on May 2, 2014 by in Blog, Harnett County

    by Marissa Sheldon Yesterday, I had the pleasure of going on an impromptu field trip to the 5N2 Food Pantry in Johnsonville – the “new Martha’s Place.”  5N2 is the brainchild of Bobby Hockenberry of Solid Rock United Methodist Church, but it has become a truly collaborative community effort, involving the hard work and dedication […]

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    Community Celebrations!

    Posted on April 18, 2014 by in Events, Harnett County, Lee County, Wake County Comments Off Continue Reading...
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    Second Round of Mini-grants Awarded in Harnett County

    Posted on April 18, 2014 by in Blog, Harnett County

    by Marissa Sheldon We are excited to announce our 2014 Harnett County mini-grantees! Voices into Action has awarded mini-grants to five local organizations to help expand access to healthy, affordable food and safe places to be active in Western Harnett County. The five mini-grant recipients are: Excel Outreach Center is using mini-grant funding to support […]

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    Faith Community Assessment for Lee, Harnett and Southeast Raleigh

    Posted on November 1, 2013 by in Blog, Harnett County, Lee County, Wake County

    We need your help with a survey to learn how and whether faith communities allow outside groups and individuals to use their facilities.  This survey is part of our ongoing Voices into Action project. We are surveying all of the faith communities in Southeast Raleigh, Harnett and Lee Counties to learn more about the availability […]

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  • 2014 Harnett County Mini-Grants Call for Proposals

    Posted on September 11, 2013 by in Blog, Harnett County

    We are excited to announce the 2014 Harnett County Mini-Grants Call for Proposals!  Mini-grants are available for projects between $100 and $2000 that improve access to healthy, affordable foods and places to be active.  This could be anything from improving an outdoor play space or measuring a walking trail around a parking lot to starting […]

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    Harnett and Lee VIA groups partner with farmers and food pantries

    Posted on September 4, 2013 by in Blog, Harnett County, Lee County

    A group of community members in Lee and Harnett counties are working to connect Harnett and Lee County farmers to local organizations, markets, and food pantries. Harnett Voices into Action: Empowering and Serving Harnett County Through the Families, Food, and Health Project is a group of community members and organizations that are working to improve […]

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    Aisle by Aisle at the Grocery Store

    Posted on August 12, 2013 by in Blog, Harnett County

    by Annie Hardison-Moody Last week we had our last Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) class at Martha’s Place Food Pantry in Harnett County.  Debbie Stephenson took participants on a grocery store tour, helping them to read food labels and find the healthiest, most affordable options. Even if you weren’t on Debbie’s tour, there are […]

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    EFNEP Classes at Martha’s Place Food Pantry

    Posted on August 2, 2013 by in Blog, Harnett County

    by Annie Hardison-Moody One of the goals of the Harnett Voices into Action: Empowering and Serving Harnett County Through the Families, Food, and Health Project committee has been to bring nutrition education, through programs like the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) to food pantries in Western Harnett County. We are currently piloting this through a partnership with Martha’s […]

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    Harnett County Grows Through Ebenezer Gardens

    Posted on May 3, 2013 by in Blog, Harnett County

    by Kathryn Rosenbaum The Harnett Voices into Action: Empowering and Serving Harnett County Through the Families, Food, and Health Project in Harnett County is a group of individuals who volunteer their time to come together to develop plans for how to increase access to healthy, affordable food and places to be active. One project that the group […]

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