The Food Bank was selected, out of 200 food banks, for dedication to community collaboration and innovative solutions in ending hunger.
"Since COVID-19 our small pantry alone is feeding approximately 50 families per week – a 40% increase from our usual number of families."
Good News: We've lifted our volunteering restrictions around ages and group sizes! Our work to meet the increased need continues.
Achieving Service Enterprise certification is a prestigious accomplishment, and we are proud to join the top 11 percent of nonprofits nationwide in volunteer management and organizational performance.
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.
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.
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 [...]