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CORA Hunger Heroes

Past multi-day event from Aug 01, 2021 to Aug 31, 2021.

Join CORA in building a community without hunger by participating in our CORA Hunger Heroes food drive! During the month of August, we will be partnering with local businesses and community groups to collect food for the pantry. CORA serves a diverse community; families, students, and the elderly many of whom thought they would never have to seek food assistance. Your support is essential and will strengthen our ability to ensure that our most vulnerable neighbors get the food they need.


MOST NEEDED ITEMS (Please donate the requested items as they truly are our most needed and most popular items.)

  • Cereal
  • Maseca
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned veggies
  • Canned salmon
  • Pasta
  • Canned pasta sauce
  • Olive oil
  • Spices



Join Us at Food Lion on August 28th! – Join CORA in building a community without hunger by participating in our Hunger Heroes food drive! We will be at the Food Lion on Governors Drive collecting our most needed items on Saturday, August 28th between 9 am – 3 pm. 


Give at a Store or a Business – You can make a food donation at local grocery stores and businesses. Please donate household and nonperishable food items in boxes, cans or plastic containers. We will soon have a list of participating businesses! If you are a business interested in collecting, please contact Rebecca Hankins at to get a food drive bin.


Donate at CORA – You can make food donations directly at CORA. We are located at 40 Camp Drive in Pittsboro and we are open for donations Monday through Friday between 9 am – 3 pm.


Volunteer – You can help make this drive a success and provide literally tons of food to your neighbors in need. We are in need of volunteers to collect food each week from local grocery stores and businesses. Please email Rebecca Hankins at to lend a helping hand.


Give Online – Can’t make it to a store, but still want to participate? Fantastic! You can help your neighbors in need right from the comfort of your home with just a few clicks. Donate online!


Share with Friends – Get engaged on social media and make a lasting difference for children and families facing hunger in Chatham County. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to share a message about CORA Hunger Heroes.



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