Feeding Avery Families in the News
“Empty Bowls for Avery” 2019
On Saturday Aug. 24, Feeding Avery Families held its 6th Annual “Empty Bowls for Avery” lunch and Silent Auction at Linville Land Harbor Recreation Center. Hundreds of people enjoyed the event that was supported by many volunteers, crafters and artists, and donors.
The Presbytery of Western North Carolina Helps Feed Hungry Children in Avery County.
Rev. Bobbi White (center), the General Presbyter of PWNC, along with Reid Duncan (right) of the presbytery’s Hunger Committee, present a check for $5,000 to Dick Larson (left) , Executive Director of Feeding Avery Families. This money will be used to help establish and stock food pantries in Avery County Schools.”
Great Progress at Feeding Avery Families
In the video below, Dick Larson, Executive Director for Feeding Avery Families describes recent changes that enable the organization to better serve people in Avery County.
Special Thanks to Austin Youngquist of Explorate Media (www.exploratemedia.com) for preparing this video.
Hams for Christmas!!!
Some 500 families in Avery County will have ham for Christmas, thanks to the High Country Charitable Foundation check received by Feeding Avery Families
(FAF) Director Dick Larson and board member Laura Russell. Larson noted that the special contribution will free budgeted funds to provide other holiday foods. Russell and Larson serve FAF as representatives of Banner Elk Presbyterian Church, one of the many community churches supporting the hunger program.
FAF Partners with Manna for a “Pop-up Market”
Glory 1130 Interview with Dick Larson – March 2018
Feeding Avery Families was invited to broadcast our story to the listeners of Glory 1130. On March 26, over 300 listeners heard comments from FAF director Dick Larson and board member Jim Swinkola. Phillip Greene is thanked for the opportunity to educate his audience about the benefits to Avery County citizens provided by FAF.
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Avery County Business of the Month, February, 2017
Avery Journal – June 28, 2017
4th Annual Empty Bowls for Avery County Returns to the High Country, Benefits Go Toward Feeding Avery Families
HCPress – August 25, 2017