Farmer Foodshare founder Margaret Gifford accepts $40,000 grant award at GSK Impact Awards ceremony.
COURTESY OF FARMER FOODSHARE.
Two Triangle-based nonprofits that help to feed the hungry were among nine nonprofits that each received $40,000 grants yesterday from the GSK and Triangle Community Foundation.
The GSK Impact awards expanded this year to award groups that provide help create an all-around healthy community. The winning food-related nonprofits include:
• Farmer Foodshare, Inc., which collects food grown by local farms and sold at local farmers markets to distribute to those who need food. Info: farmerfoodshare.org
• Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, a food recovery group, which has a number of initiatives to help end hunger in local communities. Info: foodshuttle.org