Did you know that several leading names in public service have determined that while food insecurity may not be a cause of homelessness, it can be an indicator of potential homelessness down the line. Understanding this link and creating preventative strategies are critical to maintaining the health and support of local at-risk populations, giving them the tools they need to succeed and have their basic survival needs met.
We’re exploring different ways to meet the need for food security and abundance in the unhoused community. In an effort to address the problem, we have highlighted ways you can get involved and provide support.
How to promote food security in our community
Are you looking for ways to make a tangible impact on food security in your local communities? Here are just a couple of ways you can begin – starting today.
1. Give to a local food bank
The next time you’re at the grocery store, pick up some extra canned goods or non-perishable items to donate your local food bank. By offsetting the costs of food for families in need, you’re allowing them to redirect funds toward the cost of housing or apartments in Raleigh, NC. Raleigh nonprofits, like the food bank and others concerned with food insecurity, ensure our lowest income community members have enough to eat.
2. Direct donations to homeless support charities
Homelessness in Raleigh, NC, is on the rise, largely due to the lack of affordable housing Raleigh. Directly donating to these types of causes can give individuals the financial support they need to get on their feet and care for themselves.
CASA: Changing lives since 1992
CASA was founded over thirty years ago to build and manage affordable housing Raleigh, NC and the country as a whole. It’s one of the leading Raleigh nonprofits fighting against homelessness Raleigh, NC, and on a broader national scale. We’re proud to stand tall with members of our surrounding communities to create a more equitable future for everyone. For more information, please visit our website.