Mecklenburg County COVID-19 Task Force’s Virtual Town Hall on Food Insecurity and Relief

Thursday, April 8, 2021
The Mecklenburg County COVID-19 Renewal and Recovery Task Force will hold a virtual town hall on Thursday, April 8, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. The entire community is invited to join this free event.

The purpose of the event is to bring awareness to the damaging effect COVID-19 has had on the struggle for food security in Mecklenburg County, while highlighting the relief efforts that are underway. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from key field experts, ask questions, and learn about the various resources that are available to County residents.

Panelists for the event include:

• Tina Postel, Executive Director of Loaves and Fishes
• Nicole Banahene, Director of Partner Relations at NC MedAssist
• Jane Shutt, Executive Director of Pineville Neighbors Place
• Guy Cousins, President of the Board of Directors at the Three Sisters Market.
• Jordan Brooks-Adams, Executive Director of the West Boulevard Neighborhood Coalition

The town hall will be moderated by Kevin Kendrick, Co-Chair of the Community and Economic Development Committee of the COVID-19 Task Force.

To register for this WebEx event, please visit:

This is the third installment in a series of town halls the COVID-19 Task Force plans to host to raise awareness on COVID-19’s impact on our community and the relief efforts that are in progress. The next community town hall will focus on COVID-19’s impact on educators and highlight the resources available to community stakeholders.

Media Contact: Kay Tembo, Community Relations Coordinator, 704-975-5042,

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