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.
It’s been several months since Hurricane Florence hit, and then lingered over North Carolina, impacting almost all the Food Bank’s 34-county service area. We knew immediately that recovery and rebuilding would take along time, and the Food Bank committed ourselves to supporting our friends and neighbors for the long haul.
Adelphia CDC Inc. is just one of the organizations that was able to rise to the occasion and help the many people impacted by the recent disasters.
Stories of Hope I’d like to take a moment to thank you for the love and support you’ve shown as our community begins to rebuild from Hurricane Florence. It’s because of friends like you that we can provide emergency relief and support to people in central and eastern North Carolina during this time of great [...]
Food Bank CENC is hoping for the best - while working hard to prepare for the worst. We are coordinating with Partner Agencies across our service area, and stocking their shelves with as much food, water, and supplies as they can take. The agencies on this list represent our primary disaster relief sites - however [...]
This content originally appeared on Rich Commercial Realty's blog, and has been reposted with permission. Rich Commercial Realty dedicated time as volunteers for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Established in 1980, the Food Bank works to provide families at risk of hunger in 34 counties. With over 800 partner agencies throughout the [...]
By Ansel Prichard | Food Bank CENC Lead Volunteer Coordinator Being an employee of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina (FBCENC), you may wonder why I spent a week fighting hunger in Jacksonville, FL. Part of being a member of the Feeding America network, is banding together to help our sister food banks [...]
Our hearts go out to individuals and families who were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. As Texas works to rebuild, the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina is working to assist those in need. In coordination with Feeding America, the Food Bank has secured two truckloads of dry goods and produce for transportation and [...]
The damaging flood waters Hurricane Matthew brought have long since receded, yet so many families in our service area are trying to get back to some type of normalcy. Too many are still living out of hotels. Too many have lost their jobs. And too many do not have enough to eat. The Food Bank immediately [...]
A story behind the numbers: While helping our branches distribute over 100,000 lbs of proteins this week, Food Bank CENC President/CEO Peter Werbicki had the chance to speak with several people impacted by Hurricane Matthew. They told me they feel forgotten. As emergency response agencies depart and shelters close, they have nowhere to shower or brush their [...]