A Place at the Table: Giving Tuesday

Night Hawk Security and Consulting had the opportunity to participate in A Place at the Table’s Inaugural Giving Tuesday Ugly Sweater Holiday Party on November 29, 2016 at Buku “Global Street Food”! A Place at the Table is a pay-what-you-can nonprofit here in Raleigh whose mission is to provide healthy and nutritious foods to all regardless of means. This team prides themselves on being able to provide a location that is welcoming to all but will also serve good food (a dignified meal) at a pay-what-you-can price.  What does Pay-What-You-Can mean? You have 5 options:

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This concept is working to combat the problem of food insecurity in our Raleigh Community.  Food insecurity is the status of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.  1 in 7 people in Wake County are food insecure. This means that on a given day, approximately 131,800 people either have no money for food or choose to pay for some other necessity.

Right now, A Place at the Table is actively seeking a location that will house this innovative and community minded concept! All donations will go to support the opening of the café!

Although #GivingTuesday has ended, there are still ways that you can get involved and support this non-profit!

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Donate! Donate! Donate! If you are interested in making a financial contribution, please visit: http://www.aplaceatthetableraleigh.org/donate-3/  All funds received will go towards opening the doors of A Place at the Table!  If you did not get a chance to purchase an ornament from the Giving Tree at the event! Let us know! There are still some left!

“Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.” Howard Zinn

 

 oak-city-outreachVolunteer! There are many opportunities on a monthly basis to get involved via volunteer opportunities! A Place at the Table has provided over 500 meals to individuals who visit the Oak City Outreach center in need of services.  If you are interested in joining their Rock Star Volunteer Team, please visit: http://www.aplaceatthetableraleigh.org/volunteer/.

 

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