‘Feeding Charlotte’ during COVID-19

By: Kim Aprill, Second Place Prize Winner, SEED20 2020 When the COVID-19 outbreak hit North Carolina and residents were instructed to shelter in place, life changed drastically for institutions and businesses, both large and small. Feeding Charlotte, an organization dedicated to relieving hunger while reducing food waste, started with a simple model: “Rescue” fresh, leftover…

15 Years of Impact

May 2020 marks the 15th anniversary of SVP Charlotte!  One of our long time Partners, Catherine Fischer, shared the organization’s journey at our Q2 Partner meeting on May 14, 2020. In 2005, a group of 24 Founding Partners launched SVP in Charlotte with a three year grant from Foundations for the Carolinas.  The organization was…