Libby’s Heart Food Bank Plans
May 18, 2015
Dr. Marla Boulter
Libby’s Heart Food Bank Plans
Libby’s Heart food bank will be nonprofit food bank that serves all of Durham County and City, North Caroline. Libby’s Heart food bank wants give hand in stopping starvation in Orange County by asking, gathering, cooking, and packing food through working with local supports and programs that serve our families in needs groups. We will be taking over a food bank that was founded in 1992 which the owners will stay help with the operations for a year. I made this decide to take over the food because as a former family in need there was very little ...view middle of the document...
A career manager that will help in training people on how to get a job and work with families that has as least one person who can work. We will have a senior manager that will focus on the care of our senior that needs help on a daily basis. A youth coordinator will oversee the adolescence programs that will provide study groups, after school programs and activity.
Approximately 45% of Durham Country residents will ask for assistance from Libby’s heart but only 22.5% will qualify for the programs. Our customer base is low-income people, largely families, and the homeless who need extra food to put food on the table. Libby’s Heart will operate in a used package plant facility where we will store donated or rescued food for distribution. The program actively asks for food from local grocery stores, post office, vendors. Libby’s Heart pulls together food donations from retails for direct distribution to service programs. We will collect from local grocery store like Food Lion and Kroger’s.
The number of families will increase in the next 2 years that will need help from Libby’s Heart food bank. Orange Country is growing there will be an increase of 12% of new families looking for work and after school program for their kid, half of these family will be needing public assistant from food banks and local Social Services. There will be set in place programs to help transition these new families into new jobs and help find good places to live for their families. Libby’s Heart food bank will be a vital backup to these families and programs because we can swiftly prepared food and resource for families’ found over the years that all it take is for someone to care enough and show some support to the families and the people that are in need 85% of them will get back on their feet and always give back 100%. Libby’s Heart food bank will have a program set in place for seniors that are in need of hot meals and care every day. Lift a Heart Drive will be for people who need a ride to work and home.
Our service will restore the ability for families to care for children and achieve goals of independence. Libby’s Heart Food bank services, is just a small step in helping stop lack of food in the Durham area. We are here not to ignore the problem but we are here to fix it.
I have created a food bank that will serve all of Orange County, North Caroline. The food banks goals as a group are:
* Establish a network of people to help support the food bank.
* Establish youth support group that will help them to stay in school and help prepare them to better them self.
* Establish a senior a meals on wheels program to help with hot meal, rides to doctor appointments and home care.
* Bring together over five million pounds of food. The food bank will increase 20% collect in the next two years.
* We as a food bank will then be able to feed low-income families that are in need of our help.
* We will have $300,000 of funding by,...