How PORCH Fearrington Works
PORCH is built around the very simple idea of a neighborhood food drive. Here’s how it works, in three easy steps:
- Once a month, on a designated day, residents place a food donation on their front porch before 10:00am. In some neighborhoods, coordinators ask donors to take food donations to their coordinator’s front porch.
- In neighborhoods where coordinators ask neighbors to place donations on their own porches, the coordinator goes to the donors’ porch and picks up the food donations.
- The donated food is picked up by volunteers and the CORA truck at the neighborhood coordinators’ porch and transported to the CORA Food Pantry located in Pittsboro and serving all of Chatham County.
The three-step process is easy, fast, and it’s also safe.
Upcoming Fearrington Community 2021 Collection Dates
CORA’s SNACK! (Summer Nutritional Assistance for Chatham Kids) program distributes food to more than 1,500 kids who depend upon free or reduced cost meals at school during the school year, but who have little or no replacement for this nutrition when school is not in session. SNACK!’s goal is to increase the accessibility of nutritious meals throughout the summer to children facing food insecurity in Chatham County. SNACK! provides each participating child with 21 nutritious meals each week mid-June through mid-August.
Consider adding items for CORA’s May SNACK drive to your May PORCH Fearrington Donation, and we’ll deliver your SNACK donation for you as part of our May monthly community collection!
New Food Donors Can Sign Up Online
27 Coordinators Are Listed for All 22 Fearrington Village Neighborhoods. To contact a coordinator, click on their name to open an email window.
Beechmast Closes – Betty and Dick Fletcher
Bradford Place . Victoria Chall
Burke Place – Jesse Fearrington
Bush Creek – Karen Schectman
East Camden – Victoria Shea
Phase IV – Barbara Lambert and Diane Anderson
Countryhouse Closes – East – Tina Patterson
Countryhouse Closes – West – Nancy Johnston
Henderson Place – Anna Shearer
Langdon Place – Kathy Donahue
Millcreek Circle – Beth Essington
Millcroft Close – Harnett & Sampson – Rosalyn Darling
Millcroft Close – Lenoir, Duplin, & Woodleigh – Nita Glickman
Phases I & II – Creekwood Area — Ingeborg Jelley
Phase III – Nancy Jacobs
Richmond – Beth Essington
Rutherford Close – Beth Essington
South Camden – Therese St. Peter and JoAnn Pitz
South McDowell – Gretchen Redden
The Knolls Close – Phyllis Alexander
The Woods – Spindlewood – Catherine Garland
Weathersfield – Diane McClellan
West Camden – David and Vicki Field
Woodbury Close – Sheila Creth
Ways to Help
Donate food items each month when we will pick up food from our neighborhood coordinators. NOTE that coordinators may select an earlier date/time each month to collect or receive donations from their neighbors.
If you are a new donor and do not know who your neighborhood coordinator is, check the ABOUT page where you will find the list of coordinators in our 22 neighborhoods. Each coordinator’s name is hot-linked to their email address. Send them a note and you will be added to their contact list so they can stay in touch with you each month.
If you prefer to send a check, please make it payable to CORA and send it to:
PO BOx 1326
Pittsboro, NC 27312
(If you note “Fearrington PORCH” in the memo space on your check, they will know it came from us.)
As a Fearrington Village resident, to make a tax-deductible donation to the CORA Food Bank online. Use the DONATE button. 100% of donations contributed this way go straight to CORA and do not come to PORCH Fearrington.