4 03, 2020

2020 Census: Get Counted

2020-03-24T11:35:08-04:00

The census is not only an opportunity to empower our community — it is also an opportunity to help ensure our friends and neighbors have access to food.

2020 Census: Get Counted2020-03-24T11:35:08-04:00
15 01, 2020

Hunger Heroes Among Us: Kicab

2020-02-26T11:10:57-05:00

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 [...]

Hunger Heroes Among Us: Kicab2020-02-26T11:10:57-05:00
10 01, 2020

Teens grow food and confidence through Garden Corps

2020-02-07T15:58:01-05:00

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 [...]

Teens grow food and confidence through Garden Corps2020-02-07T15:58:01-05:00
25 07, 2019

Share Your ‘Why’ – Kat & Bert

2019-10-16T10:46:29-04:00

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 & Bert2019-10-16T10:46:29-04:00
24 07, 2019

Peter: We cannot let up

2019-10-16T10:47:34-04:00

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 up2019-10-16T10:47:34-04:00
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