Setting out to
fight hunger

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Established in 2011, PORCH-Durham’s mission is to provide supplemental food to children and families facing hunger in Durham County.

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Our Programs

School and Community Pantry Support

Our collections support dozens of pantries in Durham County, including several middle and high schools, local colleges, and a variety of community partners.

Neighborhood Collections

PORCH-Durham has over 50 active neighborhoods that collectively donate between 4,000-5,000 pounds of shelf-stable foods each month. Food is sorted and distributed to dozens of schools and community partners in Durham County.

Emergency Grocery Cards

Launched in March 2020, this program supports families in crisis. Over $200,000 in grocery cards have been distributed through DPS and partner agencies.

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Since its founding in 2010, PORCH has provided $2.1 million in hunger relief across all our communities.