31 08, 2020

Farms, Food, and Hunger: A conversation with candidates

2020-08-31T11:36:47-04:00

Join a virtual, nonpartisan candidate forum to hear state level candidates discuss important issues related to food, farming, and hunger in our state. Register Here: bit.ly/FarmFoodHunger You are invited to submit a farm, food, or hunger-related question that you would like the candidates to answer during the virtual conversation in the "Questions/Comments" section when registering. If [...]

Farms, Food, and Hunger: A conversation with candidates2020-08-31T11:36:47-04:00
28 08, 2020

#HungerActionMonth

2020-08-29T16:58:03-04:00

September is #HungerActionMonth — a nationwide awareness initiative, designed by Feeding America to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger. In honor of our 40th anniversary of serving this community, we’re on a mission to get 40 new monthly donors. This September, we’re asking those who are able to come together [...]

#HungerActionMonth2020-08-29T16:58:03-04:00
27 07, 2020

Partner Agency Appreciation Month

2020-08-11T15:33:36-04:00

¡Una Dosis Diaria de Gracias! Agosto es Mes de Agradecimiento a Nuestras Agencias Colaboradas. August is Partner Appreciation Month The Food Bank's Partner Services and Public Policy Department has designated August as Partner Appreciation Month. It is an opportunity for the Food Bank to recognize all the amazing work done by our partner agency network [...]

Partner Agency Appreciation Month2020-08-11T15:33:36-04:00
13 07, 2020

Feeding ENC Food Drive (week long)

2020-08-05T14:27:07-04:00

Save the dates! In partnership with News Channel 12 and Food Lion, there will be a week-long food drive at 5 Food Lion locations in Eastern North Carolina. 📆 Monday, August 10 | 11am-7pm 🛒 Food Lion, 175 Freedom Way, Jacksonville, NC 📆 Tuesday, August 11 | 11am-7pm 🛒 Food Lion, 1914 Turnbury Drive, Greenville, [...]

Feeding ENC Food Drive (week long)2020-08-05T14:27:07-04:00
27 05, 2020

Summer Hunger Started Early

2020-05-28T15:05:42-04:00

Every year, we come together to #StopSummerHunger. This is not a normal year. Because of COVID-19, summer hunger started early. Double my donation! When school is out we know that families struggle to keep food on the table.  Children and teens who are part of free and reduced-cost breakfast and lunch programs often no [...]

Summer Hunger Started Early2020-05-28T15:05:42-04:00
14 05, 2020

Wilmington Share Your Lunch

2020-05-14T17:37:29-04:00

More people than ever are facing hunger each day. We’ve already seen the COVID-19 crisis result in many families who rely on the free and reduced-cost breakfast and lunch programs unable to provide meals to their family’s table. Every summer we know that there are increased expenses for childcare when school is out, and the [...]

Wilmington Share Your Lunch2020-05-14T17:37:29-04:00
21 04, 2020

#GivingTuesdayNow

2020-05-03T12:09:09-04:00

#GivingTuesday Announces Day of Global Action for Giving and Unity in Response to COVID-19 To continue to help our most vulnerable neighbors, May 5th has been named #GivingTuesdayNow, a day of global unity. We invite you to join the movement, and make a donation to help us reach our 500,000 meal goal. Across our service [...]

#GivingTuesdayNow2020-05-03T12:09:09-04:00
31 03, 2020

Grab & Go Meals for Kids during COVID-19

2020-06-11T17:16:48-04:00

With schools out due to COVID-19, there are active locations across our service area providing free grab-and-go meals for children. We will be updating the list as often as needed. In addition, Sheetz has announced they are offering free Kidz Meal Bagz at these locations. List of Grab & Go Meals for Kids Food will [...]

Grab & Go Meals for Kids during COVID-192020-06-11T17:16:48-04:00
31 03, 2020

ABC11 Together Virtual Food Drive for COVID-19 Relief

2020-03-31T13:12:02-04:00

On Thursday, April 2, ABC11 is hoping you'll be one of those heroes and give to the ABC11 Together Virtual Food Drive benefiting the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC and the Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina. We're coming together to help those who are suddenly struggling due to closures related to the coronavirus pandemic. [...]

ABC11 Together Virtual Food Drive for COVID-19 Relief2020-03-31T13:12:02-04:00
11 03, 2020

Canceled – New Bern #StopSummerHunger Kick Off

2020-04-03T09:36:18-04:00

As the weather heats up, many North Carolinians start planning vacations and days by the pool. But in the 34 counties the Food Bank serves, just over 300,000 (1 in 5) children are eligible for free or reduced cost breakfast and lunch at school, and rely on the free and reduced-cost meals at school to get [...]

Canceled – New Bern #StopSummerHunger Kick Off2020-04-03T09:36:18-04:00