For a better future tomorrow.

Leading the way

today.

BEHIND THE GATED COMMUNITIES:

hunger in watauga

7,450

13.8%

or

individuals in watauga county are food insecure.

Gated communities and Appalachian State University may make it seem like Watauga County is thriving for all, but that just is not the case. 

The Hunger and Health Coalition strives each and every day to ensure that our local community members have every chance of leading healthy lifestyles of their own. Find out how our work is transforming the lives of the local community. 

25%

of children in the county do not know where their next meal will come from. 

through our work

but

and

Through community partnerships, nutritional education, overcoming barriers and sheer determination, the Hunger and Health Coalition is committed to ending hunger in our community. 

HUNGER ENDS HERE.

Appalachian Regional Healthcare 
System Partnership

Hunger isn't visible to all.

Find out how we're working with our local hospital system to fight food insecurity right when it is addressed.

collaboration

education

investing local

The Hunger and Health Coalition is leading the nation when it comes to collaboration with other agencies.

Through our partnerships, such as the one from Appalachian Regional Health Care System, we are able to spot food insecurity. 

Food is medicine. Simple.

With the right tools and information, our clients can begin to live healthier lives helping to shorten the lines not just at local food banks, but also pharmacies.

Food is medicine, simple as that.

That's why we strive to offer the freshest produce available to our clients while helping families and individuals navigate their food boxes through nutritional education from our very own nutrition team. 

Investing locally means that everyone in the community wins.

As the leading purchaser from High Country Food Hub, the Hunger and Health Coalition takes great pride in keeping our money local. 

The Hunger and Health Coalition is leading the way.

Through partnerships with local agencies such as Appalachian Regional Healthcare System, we are tackling food insecurity right when it appears. That includes your doctor visits!

$1 = $5 WORTH OF FOOD

MAKE A

DIFFERENCE 

IN YOUR

COMMUNITY TODAY

Hunger and Health Coalition

141 Health Center Drive Suite C

Boone, North Carolina, 28607

828 262 1628

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The Hunger and Health Coalition has qualified for the NAFC Standards Gold for this year! This is a huge accomplishment!