12 03, 2018

All the tools for a healthy meal


Each week our Allscripts Teaching Kitchen hosts nutrition education cooking classes (taught in both English and Spanish) for low-income families. Many of the women in the classes are single mothers working their way out of very tough situations. When they come to the Food Bank, they learn how to prepare different dishes that include healthy [...]

All the tools for a healthy meal2018-03-12T14:24:34-04:00
17 01, 2018

Lost her job, but not losing hope


Imagine you arrive at work one day to find the doors locked, the windows shuttered, and no one answering the telephone. One day you have a job and a steady paycheck and the next you don’t, with absolutely no notice or time to prepare. That’s what happened to Angie. She showed up at the local [...]

Lost her job, but not losing hope2018-01-17T11:49:22-05:00
9 01, 2018

Donor Spotlight: Delta Air Lines


In their second year of partnering with Food Bank CENC, Delta Air Lines is making a difference to help those in need in central and eastern North Carolina. Delta has provided over 250,000 meals in addition to supporting our volunteer efforts at the Raleigh and Durham Branches. Delta believes in giving back to the community [...]

Donor Spotlight: Delta Air Lines2018-01-09T14:05:30-05:00
27 12, 2017

Top 7 Moments of 2017


Each year we ask our community to help us provide millions of meals to neighbors in need, and each year you answer the call. 2017 was no exception. Fueled by your support, we worked efficiently and creatively all year long to provide the healthiest food possible to as many families, children, and seniors as possible. 1. [...]

Top 7 Moments of 20172017-12-27T13:34:39-05:00
20 12, 2017

Hunger Heroes among us: Lee


Lee is a soft-spoken man with a great taste in hats, and an even greater sense of purpose when it comes to caring for his community. He and his wife are in charge of the food pantry at William’s Grove Baptist Church in southeast Raleigh. Twice a week they come to the Food Bank’s Raleigh [...]

Hunger Heroes among us: Lee2017-12-20T16:54:40-05:00
30 11, 2017

Another year of ‘Hottest Chefs of the Triangle’


By Tessa Nguyen │ Food Bank CENC Social Media Ambassador As the holiday season has officially kicked off with Thanksgiving last week, I’m excited to continue the season of giving with our Hottest Chefs of the Triangle Calendar Party next Monday, December 4th at Big Boss Brewing Company from 6-9pm. Admission is FREE and the participating chefs will be providing complimentary [...]

Another year of ‘Hottest Chefs of the Triangle’2017-11-30T14:43:07-05:00
13 11, 2017

Partners make it possible


Fighting hunger takes a village. The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina recently announced our Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Partnership Recognition Program, which honors the generous support of corporate, foundation, government, and civic donors across our 34-county service area. We are able to serve more neighbors in need every year, thanks to our community [...]

Partners make it possible2017-11-13T16:40:26-05:00
18 09, 2017

Guest Blog: Leesville Road Food Bank Club enters year 2


By Ainsley Duke│ Food Bank CENC Social Media Ambassador Hunger is a serious issue that affects more North Carolinians than we think; however, the eyes of my peers and members of my community are not always open to the hardships people facing food insecurity struggle with every day. I began Food Bank Club to inform [...]

Guest Blog: Leesville Road Food Bank Club enters year 22017-09-18T17:37:22-04:00
18 08, 2017

Making a difference for families like Preethi’s


More than 630,000 of our friends and neighbors in central and eastern North Carolina are one life event away from having to choose between paying bills and putting food on the table. Many of these folks are just getting by working two part-time jobs. Some are dealing with illness. And some have come to our [...]

Making a difference for families like Preethi’s2017-08-18T16:57:35-04:00
14 08, 2017

Donor Spotlight: Dr. Bart Ehrman


Americans seem to be more fragmented and divided than ever – but there is one thing we can all agree on. There is enough food in the world for everyone to have what they need, and we should all unite together – whatever our personal beliefs and situations – to combat the very real problem [...]

Donor Spotlight: Dr. Bart Ehrman2017-08-14T16:46:58-04:00