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25 07, 2019

Share Your ‘Why’ – Kat & Bert

2019-10-16T10:46:29-05:00

After volunteering across the country, Kat & Bert wanted to help neighbors in need in their home community. The Food Bank is just what they were looking for!

Share Your ‘Why’ – Kat & Bert2019-10-16T10:46:29-05:00
24 07, 2019

Peter: We cannot let up

2019-10-16T10:47:34-05:00

Overall food insecurity has gone down, but 2 very important populations have not improved: our children and the senior citizens in our community.

Peter: We cannot let up2019-10-16T10:47:34-05:00
22 07, 2019

Restoring Hope after a childhood with hunger

2019-11-05T09:58:09-05:00

“My precious mother worked faithfully at a job that, despite her best efforts, could not provide all we needed. Many nights I cried myself to sleep because I was hungry.”

Restoring Hope after a childhood with hunger2019-11-05T09:58:09-05:00
3 06, 2019

Fresh Produce: Wasting Less, Feeding More

2019-10-16T10:49:23-05:00

Since 1998, the Food Bank's Fresh Produce Program has provided fresh local produce to neighbors in need while helping farmers recoup costs from food that is edible but not sellable.

Fresh Produce: Wasting Less, Feeding More2019-10-16T10:49:23-05:00
3 06, 2019

Peter: He didn’t have to go without

2019-10-16T10:56:00-05:00

The adults watched as the brother took a meal for himself but was not eating it. When asked if anything was wrong with the food, the boy responded no, but that he needed to save it for his other younger sister, who was at home.

Peter: He didn’t have to go without2019-10-16T10:56:00-05:00
2 06, 2019

Donor Spotlight: Raleigh Moravian Church

2019-06-02T16:34:37-05:00

Raleigh Moravian Church has a long history of giving to the Food Bank. “We understand that feeding people takes both food and money, and that this is a never-ending ministry,” said Jami Vandock, Director of Christian Education.

Donor Spotlight: Raleigh Moravian Church2019-06-02T16:34:37-05:00
2 06, 2019

Teacher Helps Her Hungry Students

2019-06-02T13:15:03-05:00

The first time Shannon received help with food, she was 8 years old. Now she is a middle school teacher and has students who arrive every day hungry. “It is your first worry every day as a teacher,” she says.

Teacher Helps Her Hungry Students2019-06-02T13:15:03-05:00
3 05, 2019

Denise breaks the cycle of hunger

2019-05-03T16:21:14-05:00

Food Bank supporter Denise had her first experience with hunger at age 3. Today, she has a message for donors.

Denise breaks the cycle of hunger2019-05-03T16:21:14-05:00
3 05, 2019

Building Community — Meeting the Need

2019-05-03T14:42:51-05:00

Our local network of Partner Agency food pantries in Jones County are still closed due to damage form Florence. So for the first time in FBCENC's nearly 40-year history, we are operating our own pantry.

Building Community — Meeting the Need2019-05-03T14:42:51-05:00
1 05, 2019

Peter: The common thread

2019-05-01T14:39:53-05:00

President/CEO Peter Werbicki: Every year, we take this opportunity to thank you. But as I am sure you well know, this year has been harder.

Peter: The common thread2019-05-01T14:39:53-05:00