28 07, 2020

A Note From An Educator


"Since COVID-19 our small pantry alone is feeding approximately 50 families per week – a 40% increase from our usual number of families."

A Note From An Educator2020-07-30T10:54:30-04:00
13 09, 2019

More challenges facing the future of SNAP


What can you do to make sure the USDA hears why proposed changes will food assistance from 3 million people? Submit your comment through Feeding America’s advocacy form. It takes just a few minutes to make your voice heard, but the impact can be far-reaching. You have until September 23 to provide comments so do not delay!

More challenges facing the future of SNAP2019-11-05T09:48:22-05:00
12 01, 2018

Why I’m a Food Bank Sustainer


By Gregory Ng | Food Bank CENC Sustainer and Social Media Ambassador  My family and I have decided to be sustaining donors because the need is constant. I first started working with the Food Bank in 2012 because I wanted to make a difference in the area in which I live. While the issue of [...]

Why I’m a Food Bank Sustainer2018-01-12T15:16:10-05:00
5 12, 2017

10 things I learned eating on $4.70 per day


By Matt Kopac │Guest Blogger Food Bank CENC During this season of gratitude, I undertook the SNAP Benefits Challenge to reflect upon the reality of food insecurity and the importance of organizations like the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina in preventing hunger in our community. For three weeks I fed myself with [...]

10 things I learned eating on $4.70 per day2017-12-05T16:22:05-05:00