Resources & Partners
Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC https://foodbankcenc.org/
Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC partners with Vision 21 CDC Food Panty to provide food for distribution to the community weekly. They also provide needed resources for pantry operations (refrigeration, scales, and thermometers, training)
Walmart (Feed America Program)
Through the Food bank of Central and Eastern NC and the Feed America Program, Walmart provides assorted foods and non-food items to Vision 21 Food Panty three days a week. Vision21 is a recipient of the Walmart Community Grant Program
Partners for Youth Opportunity (East Durham Children’s Initiative) https://pyopportunity.org/
Partners for Youth Opportunities partners with Vision 21 Summer Enrichment Camp and Learning Center Initiatives by providing youth interns that volunteer as Junior Summer Camp Counselors and tutors in the learning centers after school program.
Briggs Avenue Community Garden (Durham County Cooperative Extension)
Briggs Avenue Community Garden partners with Vision 21 CDC food Pantry to provide freshly grown fruits and vegetables to our community. They also partner with Vision 21 CDC Summer Enrichment Camp by providing educational sessions to our youth, teach gardening, safety and healthy eating.
Durham 4H partnered with Vision21 Summer Enrichment Camp providing STEM curriculum and resources
Life Center of Durham https://lifecenterdurham.org/
The Life Center and Vision 21 CDC share common goals and initiatives in the Cornwallis Development Community allocating resources, programs, services and community engagement and outreach.
Multitouch Marketing Agency https://multitouchmarketing.agency/
This awesome organization designed our website, branding and is our partner in success.
Sam’s Cub www.samsclub.com
Food Lion www.foodlion.com
Healthy Blue http://healthybluenc.com/
Durham Congregations In Action www.dcia.org
End Hunger Durham https://www.endhungerdurham.org/
Durham Public School https://www.dpsnc.net/back-to-school
YODurham for Youth
The Office on Youth has created a one-way text line for young people in Durham. The YODurham Text Line is a resource-sharing tool for young people in Durham under 25 years old. Young people can sign up for the text service and receive weekly updates about the resources and opportunities available to them. Texts will be in English and Spanish, and will include a phone number in case help is needed to navigate any of the resources shared. Young people can sign up on our website at https://DurhamNC.gov/YODurhamText. Those without web access can text “yodurham” to 919-213-0691.
DPS Foundation: the HOPE Network https://dpsfhopenetwork.org/
The HOPE Network website allows you to connect directly with community organizations and resources, as well as request volunteers if you have an idea that can benefit your DPS students.
COVID-19 Resources and Volunteer opportunities
Durham, NC – The Housing Opportunity and Prevention of Evictions (HOPE) Program is a new statewide initiative that provides rent and utility assistance to eligible low- and moderate-income renters experiencing financial hardship due to the economic effects of COVID-19.For more information and to apply for the HOPE Program https://nc211.org/hope/
Hall Insurance Group www.thehallinsurancegroup.com Melissa Hall, Owner
Oak Street Health https://www.oakstreethealth.com/locations/north-carolina/durham/durham-health-clinic Cyndi Holzhauser, Outreach Executive
A home delivery program for seniors and families who are at high risk for COVID and/or have limited food access. Referrals can be made by School social workers or healthcare providers.