There are many ways to support CORA and the impact of your giving can be seen and felt throughout our community. From food drives to fundraising and planned giving, it takes all types of donations to allow us to feed more in our community.
Research shows that access to nutritious food is the key to a healthy community, where children do well in school, families thrive, and seniors are not choosing between buying food and other necessities. Providing nutritious food in underserved areas improves the community’s health and economic vitality. According to the North Carolina Justice Center, approximately 9% of the population in Chatham County live at or below the poverty level ($26,200/year for a family of four). However, CORA meets the food insecurity needs for families making 200% of the poverty level. There are an estimated 20,500 Chatham County residents, 29% of the population, who are considered low income (200% of the poverty level). Last year, we at CORA distributed 1 million meals to more than 15,000 individuals.
CORA is determined to make sure we are moving the needle towards a community without hunger. It’s critical that we work together to achieve this and take care of the most vulnerable in our community. Please help us with a donation today! If you wish to mail in your gift, please download our form HERE or mail your check to PO Box 1326, Pittsboro, NC 27312. CORA is recognized as exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your gift is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
Read our Donor Bill of Rights HERE.