Returning The Favor | Big reveal at the Pantry by Mike Rowe | June 2018

The Girl Who Feeds The Hungry

Mike and the team are back on the road! This week traveling to Mount Olive, North Carolina to surprise thirteen-year-old Mackenzie "Kenzie" Hinson who established the Make A Difference Food Pantry in an effort to fight hunger in her home town.

Posted by Returning The Favor on Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Harry Show | General Mills and Food Lion Donate to Make A Difference | March 2017

Wayne-Goldsboro Morning Show | Distribution Day at Make A Difference | January 2017

UNC-TV | NC Now | Make A Difference Food Pantry Hurricane Relief | October 2016

Tysons Foods | Meals that Matter Hero Kenzie Hinson | June 2016

Additional Press Coverage

People Magazine | Girl, 13, Who Started Food Pantry After Mom's Stroke Gets Surprise to Help Even More People | June 2018

U.S. Department of Agriculture | 4-H Youth is 'Making a Difference' One Community Food Pantry at a Time | April 2018

The Goldsboro News Argus | Local Do-Gooder Captures National Spotlight | March 2018

The Daily Record | A Trip to the Farm to Glean | June 2017

Mount Olive Tribune | Mount Olive helps Hinson ‘make a difference’ | June 2017

Goldsboro Daily News | Mount Olive Donates To Food Pantry | June 2017

WRAL | Cooper: Girl who founded Grantham food pantry 'embodies spirit of NC' | March 2017

Office of Governor Roy Cooper | Governor Cooper Visits Goldsboro’s Make a Difference Food Pantry | March 2017

The Goldsboro News Argus | Local teen honored by governor at address | March 2017

General Mills | Girl’s hunger to help feeds thousands | March 2017

Goldsboro Daily News | 12-Year-Old Mackenzie Hinson Honored at United Way | February 2017

Team Rubicon | This 12-year-old knows how to dominate community service | December 2016

CBS NC | 12-year-old Goldsboro girl receives $20,000 grant to run her food pantry | June 2016

Goldsboro Daily NewsMacKenzie Hinson, A “Meals That Matter Hero” | June 2016

CBS NC | 12-year-old girl the driving force behind Goldsboro food pantry | June 2016

CSR Wire | 12-Year-Old Food Pantry Founder Recognized as a National “Hero” | June 2016

WRAL | Pre-Teen Starts Pantry to Feed Wayne County Neighbors | June 2016

Wilson Times | 12-year-old honored for starting food pantry | June 2016

Wilson Times | 12-year-old honored for starting food pantry | June 2016

Delmarva Now | Volunteers Gather to 'Make A Difference' at Food Pantry | October 2015

The Sampson Independent | Tyson Foods Names Kenzie Hinson a Meals that Matter Hero | October 2015

Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina | Mackenzie Makes an Even Bigger Difference with Her New Pantry | August 2015

Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina | Not Your Average 10-Year-Old | July 2015