$30 provides you with 1 dozen gourmet cookies shipped to your front door & a hungry family with 30 pounds of food.

The 30 Thirty Project is a labor of love created by Appalachia Cookie Company. We’ve created an easy avenue for our customers to give back to the local community!

When you subscribe to the 30 Thirty Project, you’re providing a local family with 30 pounds of food every month. BUT IT GETS EVEN SWEETER! We also ship a dozen of our gourmet cookies right to your door on the first Monday of every month. You will receive 3 of our seasonal flavors, 3 of our monthly flavors, and 6 assorted flavors (decided by us).

Giving has never tasted this good!


Hunger in the High Country

Appalachia is defined as a cultural region spanning the Eastern United States from northern Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi to Southern regions of New York. As of the 2010 census this region was home to over 25 million Americans. It is a region from which America’s growth was, and in many places still is, quite literally fueled from coal mining, logging, steel and agriculture. It is a region that is rich in culture, tradition and family values, and in so many places, it is economically distressed. The Appalachian region is home to some of the most impoverished counties in the country.

Our goal is to alleviate hunger in this region starting right here at home, Watauga County, NC. Hunger in Watauga County is a heartbreaking reality. Did you know:


of children live in food insecure homes.


people are food insecure.


individuals participate in SNAP.


of public school aged children participate in free or reduced lunches.

With these staggering numbers it’s not hard to see just how blessed Watauga County is to receive the assistance of the Hunger and Health Coalition of Boone.

The Hunger & Health Coalition of Boone

Mission: to relieve poverty and hunger in a compassionate manner for families and individuals who are experiencing economic hardship and food shortages.

It’s not hard to see why we have partnered with the Hunger and Health Coalition, as they are a beautiful organization with a beautiful mission! They have three programs specifically geared towards feeding nutritious snacks and meals to hungry children in Watauga County, which is of great necessity, seeing as 1 in 3 people who receive food are children in need.

While it may not seem that we have control of the situations that life has put on our path, children have even less control, and with your subscription to the 30 Thirty Project, you are directly benefiting our Watauga families in need


“I just want to thank everyone here at the Hunger Coalition for all you do for us and the wonderful blessings we receive for being able to come here. We are able to get much needed food and we also get wood here as well. The only heat we have is wood heat and there are no words that can say how very much it helps us. We both work, but some of the time I am out of work. How grateful and thankful we are for this service and everyone who works here. Everyone is so helpful and giving and no one has ever made us feel anything but happy when we leave here. God has so blessed us in so many ways and the Hunger and Health Coalition and everyone here is in our hearts everyday. Thank you for all you do for everyone. God bless you all.”

Watauga Local

“Our family has immensely benefitted from the Hunger and Health Coalition! We have received aid for 10 years, and as a working family of 6 who makes $12/hour, we could not have survived without this aid. The children  would not have received enough fruit or vegetables without visits to the Hunger Coalition, and the weekly sometimes 2 times weekly snack bags sustains them many times. The friendly, supportive staff have blessed our lives all these years and made it possible for us to get the nutrition we have needed in the years we have tried to stretch our income. This is an invaluable service to working families and allows them to not depend on Social Services to feed and supplement our family.”

A very thankful recipient, local family

“The Hunger Coalition has been a great place that’s not only helped me with food but medicine as well.”

Local Single Parent

“I cannot afford to buy fruits and veggies and I get them here. The Hunger Coalition has been a big help to my family.”

Watauga Local