Grant Writer/Board Member
North East Wake Backpack Buddies
North East Wake Backpack Buddies is a 100% volunteer-run 501c3 nonprofit organization that helps provide weekend meals to children facing food insecurity in North East Wake County (Wake Forest, Rolesville, Knightdale and Zebulon). We are looking for an individual to join our Board who can be responsible for Grant Writing for our organization. Board members also assist with running the program by organizing food packing events quarterly, attending special events and assisting with strategic direction and planning. The Board meets on the first Tuesday evening of the month to plan, discuss, and organize all aspects of the organization. Board members hold the position for a 3 year term.
About North East Wake Backpack Buddies
PO Box 182, Rolesville, NC 27571, US
N.E.W. Backpack Buddies is to provide food to hungry children in our region and to enrich their lives by giving them a greater opportunity for growth, learning, and development.
N.E.W. Backpack buddies provides food every weekend to children who are identified as 'food insecure’ by teachers and guidance counselors at each school. The bags contain kid friendly food for the weekend meals and snacks. There are approximately 400 children receiving weekly bags from North East Wake Backpack Buddies.