Hunger http://wunc.org en Raleigh To Revisit Food Distribution Ordinance http://wunc.org/post/raleigh-revisit-food-distribution-ordinance <p>Raleigh is taking more public comment about its food distribution ordinance.&nbsp;</p><p>Monday night's meeting comes nearly a month after police threatened to arrest volunteer groups that were handing out food to the homeless in Moore Square.&nbsp; A city ordinance prohibits food distribution in public parks without a permit, but at least one group says it had been giving out food on the weekends for six years.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:44:54 +0000 Will Michaels 22560 at http://wunc.org Raleigh To Revisit Food Distribution Ordinance Celebrated Minster Comes Home http://wunc.org/post/celebrated-minster-comes-home <p>The <a href="http://www.theriversidechurchny.org/about/?minister-emeritus">Rev. Dr. James Forbes</a> spent 18 years as the senior minister of the Riverside Church in New York City, one of the nation’s most prominent pulpits,&nbsp; but his journey began in North Carolina. Dr. Forbes grew up in Raleigh, and in the 1960s, he pastored churches in Wilmington and Roxboro.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:03:41 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson & Frank Stasio 13512 at http://wunc.org Farmers' Markets Target Child Hunger http://wunc.org/post/farmers-markets-target-child-hunger <p>Child hunger is the target of a <span class="link-external"><a href="http://www.farmerfoodshare.org/news/2012/9/12/farmer-foodshare-challenge-to-erase-child-hunger.html">collaboration</a></span> between Triangle-based farmers' markets and nonprofit <span class="link-external"><a href="http://www.farmerfoodshare.org/">Farmer Foodshare</a></span>. Food and money will be collected this week at markets in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro and elsewhere. Margaret Gifford is the founder and executive director of Farmer Foodshare. Mon, 17 Sep 2012 13:20:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 1891 at http://wunc.org