10 01, 2020

Teens grow food and confidence through Garden Corps


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


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


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


“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
3 06, 2019

Fresh Produce: Wasting Less, Feeding More


Since 1998, the Food Bank's Fresh Produce Program has provided fresh local produce to neighbors in need while helping farmers recoup costs from food that is edible but not sellable.

Fresh Produce: Wasting Less, Feeding More2019-10-16T10:49:23-04:00
3 06, 2019

Peter: He didn’t have to go without


The adults watched as the brother took a meal for himself but was not eating it. When asked if anything was wrong with the food, the boy responded no, but that he needed to save it for his other younger sister, who was at home.

Peter: He didn’t have to go without2019-10-16T10:56:00-04:00
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