Haywood Pathways Center receives donation from Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation
Haywood Pathways Center has received $2,500 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation to help feed neighbors in their time of need. Haywood Pathways Center will use the gift to supplement its food supply as the organization continues to provide almost 8,000 meals per month on campus as well as through Holy Cow Food Truck.
“This is such a valuable, timely and much-needed gift. Food insecurity continues to increase given the rising costs of everything and we are thankful to have this support to help meet the need.” said Neil Ravenna, Haywood Pathways Center’s Food Services Director.
“Feeding the hungry” is an integral part of the center’s mission. Meeting this most basic of human needs is often the first step in building rapport with neighbors and an opportunity to “share in the grace of the table” as individuals work to lift each other up and work to build community.
The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation is committed to supporting families facing food insecurity across its 10-state footprint. Established in 2001, the foundation provides financial support for programs and organizations dedicated to feeding local neighbors in the communities it serves. Since its inception, the foundation has awarded more than $15 million in grants.