As part of monthlong campaign, the company highlighted over 40 feeding programs with more than $325,000 in financial support. Throughout November, Duke Energy highlighted critical community partners that do this incredible work to fight hunger, including Harvest Hope Food Bank, Mill Village Farms, FoodShare South Carolina, United Way Association of South Carolina and AIM, among […]

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Many of our communities in South Carolina do not have access or financial resources to eat healthy foods on a daily basis. Location, age, income, and whether reliable transportation exists are some of the many barriers that prevent fresh produce from ever entering the home. Without healthy options, health risks increase. That’s where we come […]

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According to the national advocacy nonprofit, Swipe Out Hunger, one in three college students faced food insecurity. Food insecurity is defined by the USDA as a household that has “limited or uncertain access to adequate food.” FoodShare South Carolina’s “No Cook Box” is new program targeting college students to address this issue. More

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Since FoodShare South Carolina’s founding in 2015, our mission has been to provide affordable access to healthy fruits and vegetables. Now, with the continued rise of food prices, we find ourselves at a difficult crossroads. In order to keep up with the rising costs, FoodShare has decided to increase the price of both small and […]

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The SCHA Foundation announced that a new $500K grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will support the launch of a “prescription produce” program to improve dietary health in patients diagnosed with diabetes or prediabetes. The project is a partnership between several members of Food is Medicine SC, including the University of South Carolina, […]

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FoodShare South Carolina has been selected as a finalist for a 2023 True Inspiration Awards™ Grant from Chick-fil-A. We are so grateful for the support of the Chick-fil-A Five Points (901 Harden St, Columbia, SC) for helping us promote this amazing opportunity to launch a new program, Nourishing New Moms, a multi-layered approach to increasing […]

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The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has granted funds to FoodShare South Carolina for our work to improve dietary health and nutrition. The impact of FoodShare’s Veggie Rx model — a program that tries to build a strong bridge between medical providers and the FoodShare statewide food access network — will be studied and evaluated. Patients […]

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SC Parents, some for the first time ever, will have to submit a free/reduced school lunch meal application for the 2022-2023 school year. Pandemic protections over the past two school years had enabled children to receive free school meals without the need for applications. Those protections have expired, meaning a return to many pre-pandemic policies. […]

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High gas and grocery prices have been somewhat of a shared trauma within communities across the country. It’s a symptom of inflation, which has raised prices by roughly 8.5%, the highest hike the U.S. has seen in decades. A recent piece from SC Public Radio highlights the issues families are facing and how organizations like […]

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STORY LINK Many communities in South Carolina do not have access or financial resources to eat healthy on a daily basis. That’s why our mission is to increase access to, knowledge of and consumption of vegetables and fruit through community-led projects. We’re also going even further to partner with University of South Carolina School of […]

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