Why I Give Back
By Kemisa Kassa I was born and raised in Southern California but relocated to North Carolina for school. I chose to continue my education at UNC Greensboro in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Master’s program. I prioritize learning about social issues and...
Why Don’t Families Just Make Healthier Choices?
TABLES's Volunteer & Nutrition Education Director, Abi Warmack, offers some answers to a question she receives a lot, “why don’t families just make healthier choices when it comes to eating?” “A healthy meal choice is more complicated than choosing to eat more...
Fighting The Stigma Of Food Insecurity, One Step At A Time
TABLE’s Director of Development, Harmony Chavis, shares her thoughts in our latest blog on how each of us can contribute to fighting the stigma of food insecurity. Sometimes the little things can lead to something bigger. “No one person can change the stigma...
Providing “A Place At The TABLE” For All Kids And Families
Equity, at TABLE, is defined as access for ALL our kids and their families to sufficient, nutritious, delicious, and culturally-relevant food, as well as nutrition education, engagement, and participation in our programs and decision-making. We’ve learned that to...
The Value of Nutritional Guidelines When Feeding Children
To ensure the nutritional quality of the food items we distribute to children in our community, TABLE has its own set of nutritional guidelines!
Talking to Children About Hunger
Talking to our little ones about childhood hunger can be challenging. It is tough (regardless of whether we are in need of food at home or in a position to give to others) to explain why some children have full pantries at home and full lunchboxes at school, while others don’t.
Teaching Your Kids Kindness Through Volunteering
If you’re looking for new ways to engage with your kids and introduce them to their community, then volunteering may be a great option for you!
Delivering Healthy Food and Hope to Local Children
By Ashton Tippins, Executive Director, TABLE For many children, being hungry is only a temporary feeling. When they are hungry, they simply open their refrigerator or look in the pantry to find something to eat and their hunger is alleviated. But, what happens when...
Q&A with Edna Lewis, Renowned Chef of Southern Cooking
Edna Lewis lived a long, beautiful life from April 1916 to February 2006. Her legacy still lives on today. Answers have been adapted from an article in The New York Times by Francis Lam entitled “Edna Lewis and the Black Roots of American Cooking.”