Feeding Avery Families, Inc.
John West, a resident of Grandfather CC and Spartenburg, SC told his house guests that they had to bring food for Feeding Avery Families - and they did. Here's John delivering. Note: Just about three months after John appeared in the video he passed away from cancer. Our hearts go out to John's family.-Ron See the video
MANNA truck on its way
after delivering food to FAF in Newland
(L-R) Allen Clark, Linda & Gene Ormond, Kay Cox
President of FAF, Inc.
Feeding Avery Families Volunteer, John Cox, left, with Andy Grill, Manager of Food Lion, Banner Elk. FAF volunteers pick up food from Food Lion five days a week.
Packing Day at the FAF office in Newland in preparation for distribution day
125 Farm Road
Banner Elk, NC 28604
This page with photos and videos contributed to FAF by Ron Johnson with love.
Larry Hazen of the Avery County Rotary Club presents a check to FAF president John Cox for $250 to help purchase a new freezer at the distribution center next to the courthouse in Newland.
About Feeding Avery Families
Feeding 1,000 individuals per month
in Avery County
Feeding Avery Families (FAF) is a non-profit Christian organization in Avery County dedicated to eliminating hunger by any means possible including monetary donations, volunteerism, or food donations.
100% of all your efforts and/or contributions on behalf of Feeding Avery Families goes directly to Avery County families who still need help after exhausting all other available resources.
FAF provided 60% of the food assistance in Avery County in 2012.
We currently distribute approximately 500 boxes of food reaching over 1000 individuals on the last Wednesday of every month from our distribution store located at 130 Montezuma Street in Newland, NC.
FAF set up their first booth at the Woolly Worm Festival in Banner Elk and within minutes of the event starting a woman came over to the
booth and wrote out a check for $5,000.
Video by Ron Johnson
October 19, 2013