Ivanka Trump spent Giving Tuesday in North Carolina distributing food to rural families
EXCLUSIVES: Ivanka Trump spent Giving Tuesday in North Carolina with Ripe Revival, an organization that works to distribute meat, dairy, fresh produce and other items to food-insecure rural families in the state.
“Wonderful organizations like Ripe Revival foster connectivity between America’s small farms and hungry families in need of healthy and nutritious food,” Trump said. “On this Giving Tuesday, I had the pleasure of joining Ripe Revival in North Carolina to help distribute their beautiful, locally sourced fresh produce, protein and dairy to food-insecure rural families near Raleigh.”
During her visit, Trump helped Ripe for Revival pack its mobile market bus with food and later volunteered at one of their weekly distribution sites in Littleton, NC The organization has partnered with the Ed Fitts Charitable Foundation and Littleton Academy, a community organization and a school , to establish a voucher program that lets parents shop for groceries with their children after school.
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Prices for the food products in the mobile market bus are subsidized and cost about 25% less than the prices found in the grocery store.
“Ripe For Revival’s purpose is to revive communities through food by creating an impact from the farm to the consumer and beyond,” CEO Will Kornegay told Fox News. “Our mission is rooted in agriculture and driven by connecting communities together.”
“We are honored to spend Giving Tuesday with