The fresh food and recipes Madison receives at the pantry allow her to make healthier decisions in her weekly meal planning.
The Food Bank’s history includes many great employees who all made an impact. But only one can say they’ve dedicated three decades to the Food Bank.
Hunger is complicated and evolves based on many different factors, and the Food Bank must do the same.
The three main goals are to provide more nutritious food to the community, create an environment that is supportive of healthy choices, and help clients feel confident in preparing and consuming healthier foods.
Pat saw hunger during her career as a registered nurse and now knows how it feels firsthand.
Providing Sustenance, Safety, and Shelter When Kicab Castaneda-Mendez retired he was searching for ways to give back -- particularly ways that would help people who are struggling to meet their basic needs. Kicab was born in the U.S., while his parents and two siblings are from Guatemala. He and his wife Marta have traveled extensively [...]
For 12 weeks in spring/summer 2019, the Food Bank partnered with Raleigh Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department on the Garden Corps project. Local teens learned about gardening from NCSU Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners in our BASF & Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Demonstration Garden, then tested out new recipes and [...]
Dear Friends, You may have noticed something new when you visited our site – it represents something the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina has been working toward for some time. Our new logo represents the innovative ways the Food Bank is developing programs addressing root causes of hunger, building new partnerships, [...]
The Food Bank has done wonders to not only feed our neighbors in need, but proactively fight food waste. By Chef Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN
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!