Category Archives: Lee County

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    Lee County Mini-Grant Updates: Part II

    Posted on September 8, 2014 by in Blog, Lee County

      by Josephine McKelvy, Erinn Brooks, and Lilly O’Connell As promised, read on for more information about the rest of our Lee County 2014 mini-grantees! Stevens Center The Stevens Center in Sanford strives to bring together members of the community who have developmental disabilities with people who are not disabled. Right now, the center has […]

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    Lee County Mini-Grant Updates: Part I

    Posted on August 29, 2014 by in Blog, Lee County

    by Josephine McKelvy, Sarah Bowen, and Marissa Sheldon We are so excited about the great work of our 2014 mini-grantees! Read more below about the exciting things happening at three of our sites in Lee County.  Peace and Unity Community Garden You’ll see houses along the cul-de-sac on Hudson Avenue in Sanford, but something you […]

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    Celebrating Success in Lee County

    Posted on May 23, 2014 by in Blog, Events, Lee County

    by Marissa Sheldon On Saturday, May 17, Voices into Action and the Sanford Farmers’ Market co-hosted a wondferful community event at Depot Park – the first of our three county celebrations. The purpose of the event was to highlight our mini-grantees’ work, in addition to presenting the findings of our research and community food assessments […]

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    Community Celebrations!

    Posted on April 18, 2014 by in Events, Harnett County, Lee County, Wake County Comments Off on Community Celebrations! Continue Reading...
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    Announcing the 2014 Lee County Mini-Grantees!

    Posted on February 7, 2014 by in Blog, Lee County

    by  Marissa Sheldon Voices into Action has awarded mini-grants to seven local organizations to help expand access to healthy, affordable food and safe places to be active in Lee County. The 2014 Lee County mini-grants are funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The seven mini-grant recipients are: Cameron Grove African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Cameron […]

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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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    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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    A Day at the Garden Photos on Facebook!

    Posted on July 16, 2013 by in Blog, Lee County

    Have you checked out the photos of the Day at the Garden at the Peace and Unity Garden in Sanford on our Facebook page?  Be sure to visit our page to see the photos of the garden, our partners and the day’s programs, and the ribbon-cutting.  Be sure to “like” us on Facebook for more […]

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    A Day at the Garden: The power of partnerships

    Posted on June 28, 2013 by in Blog, Events, Lee County

    by Kathryn Rosenbaum Last Saturday (June 22nd, 2013), a coalition of partners came together to support the Peace and Unity Community Garden in Sanford for a ribbon-cutting event: “A Day at the Garden.”  There was a fantastic turnout, especially given the amount of rain that kept coming down.  We all had a great time dancing, […]

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    A Day at the Garden on June 22nd in Sanford

    Posted on June 7, 2013 by in Blog, Events, Lee County

    by Kathryn Rosenbaum Spring is coming to an end, which means that spring gardens are beginning to blossom!  You are invited to “A Day at the Garden” at the Peace and Unity Community Garden in Sanford on June 22, 2013 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm for community members.  The event, which will be held […]

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