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Why We Give Back

Giving back to our community…

Here at Triangle Food Tours, we deeply value the spirit of giving and are committed to supporting our local community. We do that by giving to and partnering with organizations who are making a difference in the Triangle area every day.  Here are some ways we have found to give back.

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle 

The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is working to solve hunger and food insecurity in the Triangle area, through hunger relief, community health education, farms & gardens, and more. They recover 6 million pounds of food that would otherwise go to waste and provide food assistance through programs like Backpack Buddies, Summer Meals Food Truck, Grocery Bags for Seniors, and much more.

We like getting our hands dirty volunteering at various IFFS Triangle Farms. When purchasing a food tour ticket on our website, guests can make a donation to IFFS and we match the total donations quarterly. Click here to learn more about the amazing work that they are doing and how to volunteer and make a difference.

Second Chance Pet Adoptions

Second Chance Pet Adoptions, a non-profit, works to find forever homes for homeless pets as well as educate on how to be a responsible pet owner. In the fall of 2020, we will host the first fundraising event called Barks, Burgers and Brews – Dogs Allowed! (add a link to this tour) where guests and pups alike get to enjoy exploring downtown Raleigh’s food scene (dogs eat too) and spend time together ending at Moore Square Park for fun, games and contest.

City of Raleigh Museum

Patron of Friends of the City of Raleigh (COR) Museum. The COR Museum is dedicated to preserving and educating about the history and heritage of Raleigh, North Carolina.

North Carolina State Capitol Foundation

Member of the North Carolina State Capitol Foundation whose mission is to provide educational opportunities at and about the State Capitol as well as support restoration of the Capitol building and grounds.

History Museum of Durham

Member of the History Museum of Durham mission is to foster understanding about the history and diverse community of Durham.

ShopLocalRaleigh

Sponsor Member of ShopLocal Raleigh which supports and promotes locally-owned, independent businesses in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Here are a few pages we have giving In-kind donations to:

Orange County Living Wage, a non-profit whose mission is to promote, through employer certification, a livable wage with benefits for employees working in Orange County.  We have also donated to the Diaper Bank of NC, HopeLine NC, Second Chance Pet Adoptions, Animal Protection Society of Durham, Carolina Tiger Rescue and many more organizations since 2008.

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