Rockingham County News

Rockingham County Tackles Hunger and Wellness with Mobile Food Pantry

A Rockingham County group plans to expand a free mobile food pantry that will serve organizations across the county to streamline food collection, storage, and distribution and prevent duplication of efforts between organizations working on food access. This investment is part of the Trust’s long-term Healthy Places NC initiative, which announced a series of grants awarded to organizations across the state.

Healthy Places NC: $900,000 in Grants Spread Across Rockingham County

Rockingham County is putting its money where its mouth is and funding local health movements with the help of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. As part of the initiative, grants are going towards Rockingham County Schools, Rockingham Community College, the Eden YMCA and the Salvation Army. GreensboroNow.com, May 27, 2016

Rockingham County to Tackle Wellness with a Whole Child, Whole School, Whole Community Approach

With support from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Rockingham County plans to revitalize recreational, educational, and healthy eating initiatives for low-income students throughout the county. The funding is part of a community effort to increase physical activity and improve health among students and their families.

Partners Pulling Together: Rockingham County's Harvesting Health Program

The Harvesting Health program is a collaboration between RCC and the Rockingham County Partnership for Children (RCPC) and aims to provide hands‐on experiential opportunities to taste locally grown food, cook with fresh produce, and increase understanding of healthy eating through health and wellness workshops. mdcinc.com​, December 2015

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