Serving the residents of Forsyth County, NC
Store hours:
Tuesday 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Thursday 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM & 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

A Partner Agency ofSecond Harvest Food Bankand a member ofFeeding America

The Problem

Hunger in Forsyth County

Hunger in the U.S. is a growing problem. So much so that the term “food insecure” has been coined to describe those who do not know where or how they will get their next meal.

Who do you know that is “food insecure”?

Don’t fool yourself into thinking only the destitute, homeless or “other people” need food assistance. Hunger does not discriminate by age, gender or ethnicity – and you would be surprised how many people in our community are food insecure.

16%

Over 16% of Forsyth County residents are Food Insecure.

22%

Almost 22% of children in Forsyth County regularly face hunger don’t know where they will get their next meal.

Among households seeking food assistance from Second Harvest Food Bank's regional network of partners:


Employment

52% have at least one employed adult


Income

57% have have income less than $1,000 per month


Health

84% purchase the cheapest food to get quantity over quality

Which would you choose?


Utilities

69% have had to choose between buying food and paying utilities


Medical

68% have had to choose between food and medicine / medical care


Housing

66% have had to choose between food and paying for housing


Transportation

65% have had to choose between food and paying for transportation


Education

24% have had to choose between food and paying for education

You can help the hungry in our community

There are so many ways to help. Find out how.

How to Help