World Hunger Relief, Inc. launched a mobile market program in January of 2015 called the Veggie Van. The mission of the Veggie Van is to bring the good stuff to food deserts in the Waco community. A food desert is a geographic area where affordable and nutritious food is difficult to obtain, particularly for those without access to an automobile.
As of summer 2016 the Veggie Van runs three days a week, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, at 11 different stops. The stops range from local social service organizations to schools and each week the van carries a variety of fresh, locally grown produce.
Special thanks to our Van Drivers Club (list of members below) and the Cooper and Waco Foundations for supporting the launch of the van.
We are regularly adding more locations to our Veggie Van route. Please send any inquiries about events, regular van stops and partnerships to email@example.com Check for other locations on our Veggie Van Calendar below and you can also download our brochure and read the whole story here.
Donate financial support.
P.O. Box 639, Elm Mott TX 76640
Volunteers, we need your help! In the garden, behind a computer, on the phone or on the Veggie Van, just let us know where you want to share your talent and sweat.
If you are interested in hosting the van at your church, organization or location please fill out the application here.
Support our mission by buying vegetables from the van. Our model will only work if it includes sales from all kinds of people in the community.
If you are interested in hosting the van at your church, organization, or other location please fill out the application here.
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The Veggie Van is proudly supported by our Veggie Van Drivers Club and United Healthcare!