Thank you so much to everyone who donated in December for our GlobalGiving Accelerator campaign.
We wanted to keep you abreast of our plans moving into 2021 and what your donations have helped us achieve as of right now:
We have been able to get our Veggie Van wrapped and display our Carteret Local Food Network logo and social media sites to help make us easily identifiable at our Mobile Markets.
We have been able to move out of our small 10'x10' storage unit/office and can't wait to show you what our next move is here. I don't want to spoil the surprise but please know that it helps us with our mission as well as it will give back to the community and our local farmers.
We will be able to purchase additional equipment and software to faciliate demographic collection and streamline our Veggie Van sales at our Mobile Markets with a combination of your donated funds and the Unviversity of Buffalo's Veggie Van Mobile Market study.
We will begin instituting a Senior Mobile Market Loyalty Program to help increase food access and affordability to our senior population from a grant through the Veggie Van Mobile Market study and your support.
Your donations help offset the costs and fees associated with accepting SNAP/EBT for our lower income customers and we hope to be able to work with RAFI in the coming months to increase the purchasing power of SNAP/EBT via their Freshbucks program to put fresh produce into the hands of those who need it most.
Carteret Local Food Network couldn't do what we do without your support. We are truly humbled by your generousity and want you to know that we won't stop until everyone in our community has access to the freshest, most nutritious produce available.
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