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
25 06, 2018

The Only Meal


It’s lunchtime at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and all the children at Leadership Academy are enjoying a balanced meal with protein, fruits/veggies, grains, and milk, thanks to Food Bank CENC’s summer meals program. Then one of the supervisors comes back into the kitchen area. “Are there any leftover meals today?” she asks. “Some of the [...]

The Only Meal2018-06-25T16:36:13-04:00
8 08, 2017

Feeding summer hunger with produce


Hunger is on the rise during summer months. Kids are out of school, and without free breakfast and lunch. Electric bills soar as temps rise. And following the devastating impact of Hurricane Matthew, many household budgets are stretched beyond what they normally are, as families work to rebuild their lives. In the summer there is [...]

Feeding summer hunger with produce2017-08-08T15:48:37-04:00
1 08, 2017

Making history with Kids Summer Meals


The Kids Summer Meals (KSM) Program is off and running with one of the busiest summers yet. KSM continues to work to alleviate childhood hunger in the most vulnerable months for low-income families. In June alone we provided 47,447 meals to 4,500 kids who normally rely on free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch throughout the [...]

Making history with Kids Summer Meals2017-08-01T15:07:15-04:00
28 06, 2017

In The News: Summer food program provides meals to kids in need


Schools across N.C. are out for the summer, and here at the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, out team has kicked off our 9th summer administrating the Kids Summer Meals Program. : @nkhyouthamb "FIRST DAY OF SUMMER MEALS!! Make sure to text "FOODNC" to 877-877 to find a site near you! #KidsSummerMeals [...]

In The News: Summer food program provides meals to kids in need2017-06-28T17:33:32-04:00