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Durham County North Carolina - Local Organizations Join Forces for World Hunger Day in Durham on June 4 20 May 2022 ( news )
Durham County , state North Carolina ( By Press Release office)
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Durham , N . C . –
In recognition of World Hunger Day , Durham residents are invited to celebrate this important day with a large outdoor event on Saturday , June 4 , 2022 , from 3 p . m . to 6 p . m . The event will be held at Durham Central Park , 501 Foster Street .
World Hunger Day Durham , NC , aims to raise awareness of food insecurity experienced in the community , as well as to highlight the amazing work being done to support our residents and create a more fair and equitable food system . Attendees will celebrate all that food means with friendship , music , arts , and entertainment for the entire family , including food trucks , giveaways , free snacks , bounce house and more .
“We intend to create a joyful and welcoming atmosphere where families and individuals can experience new foods , learn about healthy eating that incorporates culture and is budget friendly , find out about helpful resources , and just relax and enjoy the day , ” said Durham County Food Security Coordinator Mary Oxendine
World Hunger Day Durham , NC , open to all the public and is free to attend , is the dream and cooperative effort of the following organizations:
Durham Congregations in Action
Durham County Cooperative Extension
Durham County Public Health DINE ( Durham’s Innovative Nutrition Education )
Durham County Social Services
Durham County Soil & Water
End Hunger Durham
Feed My Sheep
Mount Calvary United Church of Christ
Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center
For more information about World Hunger Day Durham , NC visit:
https://durham . ces . ncsu . edu/event/417215736/durham - world - hunger - day - event/
or contact Oxendine at 919 - 560 - 9228 or
moxendine@dconc . gov
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