"Full Belly Project gala is March 24" Star News

“The Feast is one part Full Belly reunion, one part celebration of our work and one part information session on what we do, as old friends, supporters and volunteers come to catch up with us, while new friends come to learn more,” said Jock Brandis, director of R&D and founder of The Full Belly Project. “This year, we’re giving everyone the Hollywood treatment, and did I mention it’s all for a good cause?”


"Full Belly Project to announce new mission, vision" by Wilmington Biz!

"Amanda Coulter, executive director of the Full Belly Project, will soon announce a new mission and new vision for the organization that was founded in 2001.

“The event has been held at the Coastline Convention Center every year since we began hosting it,” Coulter said. “I believed it was time, if not maybe past time, to mix things up a bit.”

This year’s event will be a more formal affair, held at the Brooklyn Arts Center. It will feature passed hors d’oeuvres from Milner’s Cafe and Catering and music from the Phantom Playboys. There will be a full cash bar and silent auction." 


Local high school club changing lives in Africa

"WILMINGTON -- Every Wednesday after school, students from Hoggard High School’s BETA club volunteer at the Full Belly Project to build irrigation devices for farmers in Africa.

Swahili Coast, a local business in the Cotton Exchange, will host a fundraiser to cover the cost of shipping so that these life-changing machines can get to those that need them most, and these teenagers’ dreams of improving their world can come true."


Full Belly in Wrightsville Beach Magazine!

“We take a country or a population that is stable and help them reach the next level,” Coulter says. “We can help them develop to where they are food secure, they don’t have to worry about where their next meal is coming from, and they have enough money to send their kids to school. Just increasing a person’s income in a developing country by $10 makes a huge difference.”