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!
We are very excited to have a new online self-scheduling system that makes it more efficient to see available volunteer sessions, reserve a spot, and send an invite link to group members!
Every day is different. I have enjoyed all my shifts at the Food Bank CENC, but I have really enjoyed the relationships that I have formed with the other volunteers and employees.
“It’s hard to believe that people could survive on so little,” Chris said after looking at the qualifications for the CSFP Program. “Unfortunately, it is all too real.” Nearly 50,000 seniors in our 34-county service area live at or below the poverty level.
Angie Nesius has been volunteering with the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina since 2016. She lives in Raleigh and works as a medical biller. Rather than sorting food, Angie uses her technological savvy to assist with donor database entry and donor appreciation. How did you first come to be a Food Bank [...]
This content originally appeared on Life’s blog, and has been reposted with permission. “A true legacy is established over a lifetime and relates to what a human being does for others, not for himself.” – Bill Courtney Several times a year, the Life World Headquarters in North Carolina makes it a priority to serve and give back to those [...]
This content originally appeared on Camden's blog, and has been reposted with permission. If you look up the word "care" it is defined as the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of someone or something. The Camden Cares project is the embodiment of that very definition. All over the country, Camden Cares teams [...]
This content originally appeared on Rich Commercial Realty's blog, and has been reposted with permission. Rich Commercial Realty dedicated time as volunteers for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Established in 1980, the Food Bank works to provide families at risk of hunger in 34 counties. With over 800 partner agencies throughout the [...]
This content originally appeared on Lulu's blog, and has been reposted with permission. Rising temperatures and sunshine may have you dreaming of your summer getaway. Unfortunately, hunger doesn’t go on vacation. It persists and is a daily concern for too many. Once your back from that vacation, think about offering some of your time to help the [...]
Rachel Tucker is Franklin Academy High School's National Honor Society President. She reflects on her experience volunteering at the Food Bank alongside her peers. Thanks to the recommendation of my Community Service Coordinator, Sara Allen, I and the members of Franklin Academy’s National Honor Society (NHS) had the extreme pleasure of spending three mornings and [...]