​2017

Jan - Volunteer appreciate reception held at Sunrise UMC

Jan - Cleve Pate, architect, engaged to render floor plans for new addition

Feb - Compost bin built and installed by Masonic Lodge #115 members



our
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   This year at the Holly Springs food Cupboard

2009

Aug-Dec – Preliminary work done by Carol Moran, the Founder of the Holly Springs Food Cupboard

2012

Oct - New addition completed by SWAT (Seniors With Attitude and Tools), Pete Morrison)

2015

Feb - Partnership begins with Food Lion #938 (Main St.)

2010

Jan - Letter sent to Chamber of Commerce asking for their support

2012

Dec - New sign installed at street

2015

Apr - Irrigation System for Garden installed by Eagle Scout project (Chris Harris)

2010

Feb-Mar - Open meetings for those interested in forming a food pantry

2013

Feb - HSFC receives Ham Womble Award (Distinguished Service Award)

2015

Apr - The 3rd Fashion Show fundraiser (Mary Babbitt) at Holly Springs Cultural Center

2010

Apr-May - Western Wake Crisis Ministry in Apex offers to help us organize

2013

Apr - Partnership begins with Food Lion #2198 retail recovery (Holly Springs Rd.)

2015

Apr - Produce drying racks made by Eagle Scout project (James Easterly)

2010

Jun - Incorporated with the State of NC Sponsorship agreement with Western Wake Crisis Ministry

2013

May - Compost bins installed by Eagle Scout project (Ryan Beaver)

2015

Jul - Parking lot paved

2010

Sep - First distribution at Holly Springs United Methodist Church annex

2013

May - The 1st Fashion Show fundraiser (Mary Babbitt) at Sunrise United Methodist Church

2015

Sep - Golf tournament #5 and Cook Out with The Mason Jar Tavern at 12 Oaks Golf Club

2011

Mar - Received 501(c)3 nonprofit status

2013

May - Partnership begins with Starbucks Store #19453 (Grand Hill Place)

2016

Feb - Begin receiving donations from Amazon Prime

2011

May - Dissolved sponsorship agreement with Western Wake Crisis Ministry

2013

Jul - Carport enclosure built

2016

Apr - The 4th Fashion Show fundraiser at Mims House (Mary Babbitt)

2011

Sep - Closed on purchase of 621 W. Holly Springs Rd. after successful Capital Campaign.

2013

Aug - Mortgage paid in full

2016

Apr - Whole Foods of Cary 5% Shopping Day

2011

Oct - Golf tournament #1 with Sunrise United Methodist Church at Devils Ridge

2013

Sep - Golf tournament #3 with Sunrise United Methodist Church at Devils Ridge

2016

Apr - Partnership begins with Chick-Fil-A of Holly Springs

2011

Nov - Thanksgiving packages distributed to families from the new Cupboard

2013

Dec - Two large commercial refrigerators and one freezer donated (with help of Rotary members)

2016

Apr - Boundary wall for front entrance built by Eagle Scout project (John Alachi)

2011

Dec - Distributions begin from the new Cupboard

2014

Jan - Began receiving retail recovery bakery items from Lowes Food #207 (Bass Lake Rd.)

2016

May - Donation of hydroponic growing station for Cupboard Garden

2012

Mar - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

2014

Apr - The 2nd Fashion Show fundraiser (Mary Babbitt) at Sunrise United Methodist Church

2016

May - Farmer Foodshare begins with the Holly Springs Farmers Market

2012

Mar - Began receiving pineapple trimmings from Edible Arrangements (Village WalkDr.)

2014

May - Began receiving YMCA/IFF Shuttle Mobile Market remainders

2016

May - Two laying hens (Polly and Biscuit) and coop/care donated by Marilyn Jesrani

2012

Apr - Partnership with Holly Springs Garden Club  to begin a vegetable garden at the Cupboard

2014

Jul - Tool shed addition and green house for Cupboard Garden

2016

Sep - Golf tournament #6 and Cook Out with The Mason Jar Tavern at 12 Oaks Golf Club

2012

May - Partnership with Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC

2014

Aug - 2 wooden benches made by Eagle Scout project (Zac Coleman)

2016

Sep - Partnership begins with CVS #8911 (Village Walk)

2012

Jul - Shed refurbished by Eagle Scout project (Tim Mathis)

2014

Sep - Golf tournament #4 with Sunrise United Methodist Church at Devils Ridge

2016

Oct - Partnership begins with Pizza Hut (Main St.)

2012

Sep - Golf tournament #2 with Sunrise United Methodist Church at Devils Ridge

2014

Sep - Partnership begins with Kraft Family YMCA for our clients to attend Cooking Matters classes at Sunrise UMC

2016

Nov - Bridge to cemetery built by Eagle Scout (Jack Shaeffer)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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