30 07, 2020

Peter: 40 years of feeding


Even as the first food bank in the state, I doubt our founders could have predicted how food insecurity would increase and the challenges we would meet along the way.

Peter: 40 years of feeding2020-07-30T10:40:49-04:00
1 11, 2019

New Look. New Chapter. Same Food Bank.


Dear Friends, You may have noticed something new when you visited our site – it represents something the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina has been working toward for some time. Our new logo represents the innovative ways the Food Bank is developing programs addressing root causes of hunger, building new partnerships, [...]

New Look. New Chapter. Same Food Bank.2019-11-20T15:30:21-05:00
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
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
1 05, 2019

Peter: The common thread


President/CEO Peter Werbicki: Every year, we take this opportunity to thank you. But as I am sure you well know, this year has been harder.

Peter: The common thread2019-05-01T14:39:53-04:00
28 01, 2019

Peter: Together, We’re In It For The Long Haul


President/CEO Peter Werbicki: It’s important to continue to remember the children, seniors, and families who were hit hardest by the storm. Many have lost everything. For those who were already struggling to provide for their family’s basic needs, the flooding is even more catastrophic. And unfortunately, many these folks have a long recovery still ahead.

Peter: Together, We’re In It For The Long Haul2019-01-28T13:15:58-05:00
13 08, 2018

Peter: Short conversations


As we begin to wind down our Stop Summer Hunger initiative, and look ahead to Hunger Action Month in September, I have again been reminded about the power of partnerships in our community. When it comes to making sure that children and their families can keep food on the table during the stressful summer months, [...]

Peter: Short conversations2018-08-13T16:39:26-04:00