24 11, 2020

ABC 11 Together Food Drive

2020-11-24T17:56:33-05:00

Helping Neighbors, Together The ABC11 Together Food Drive, led by ABC 11 Eyewitness News, brings together hundreds of local businesses, schools, clubs and individuals to raise food and funds for our community.  This year, the need is even more staggering, because of the COVID-19 crisis: more than 750,000 people are facing hunger - a 38% increase over last year.  [...]

ABC 11 Together Food Drive2020-11-24T17:56:33-05:00
18 11, 2020

Holiday Shopping for a Cause

2020-11-24T10:33:31-05:00

Shop with our partners below to support the Food Bank this holiday season! Food Lion- Holiday Boxes  Give hope for the holidays! Visit your local Food Lion to purchase and donate a $5 food box or make a cash donation at the register November 11-December 15 to help provide meals for your neighbors in need. [...]

Holiday Shopping for a Cause2020-11-24T10:33:31-05:00
11 11, 2020

Share Your Christmas food & fund drive

2020-11-25T12:46:29-05:00

News Channel 12 will be broadcasting live from Piggly Wiggly stores in the Food Bank's eastern service area each day from Monday, November 30 - Friday, December 4, 2020 from 11am-7pm. News anchors, Food Bank staff, and volunteers will be at each site accepting donations for our friends and neighbors in the Greenville and New [...]

Share Your Christmas food & fund drive2020-11-25T12:46:29-05:00
5 11, 2020

Week of Appreciation

2020-11-16T14:16:23-05:00

This year brought challenges we never could have predicted. The need in our area has risen to over 750,000 North Carolinians facing food insecurity, one third of whom are children. We distributed roughly 92 million pounds of food, safely hosted volunteers that gave over 215,000 hours of their time to support our work, and changed our operations to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The 38% [...]

Week of Appreciation2020-11-16T14:16:23-05:00
1 11, 2020

Holiday Meals Match

2020-11-30T15:21:57-05:00

We all know the feeling of warmth, security, and belonging that comes from being around a meal with family. This year, we’re asking you to help us provide hope for the holidays.  2020 has been especially devastating for many of our already vulnerable friends and neighbors. The 38% increase in need in our service area due to COVID-19 means now [...]

Holiday Meals Match2020-11-30T15:21:57-05:00
9 10, 2020

Students Against Hunger

2020-10-10T17:19:30-04:00

If your school community came together to raise meals for our food-insecure neighbors, how many people could you feed? Find out! Register your school here! Last year schools (daycare-college) collectively raised 341,548 meals. This year due to COVID-19, the food insecurity rate in our service area has risen by an estimated 38% — meaning [...]

Students Against Hunger2020-10-10T17:19:30-04:00
9 10, 2020

Socially-Distanced Food Lion Hunger Relief Day at the NC State Fair

2020-10-09T12:27:29-04:00

We may not be able to attend the N.C. State Fair together this year, but North Carolinians can still donate canned food and get their fair food fix! Drop-off donations of nonperishable foods from 8 AM – 8:30 PM. Click here for our most needed food items. Food Lion will have giveaways of $5 gift [...]

Socially-Distanced Food Lion Hunger Relief Day at the NC State Fair2020-10-09T12:27:29-04:00
6 10, 2020

Vote to End Hunger

2020-10-15T16:22:47-04:00

During this time of crisis our neighbors need us more than ever. Millions of Americans have applied for unemployment and need help filling their fridges. If you agree that everyone one should be able to put nutritious and healthy food on the table, make a plan to vote in this year’s election. By voting, either in [...]

Vote to End Hunger2020-10-15T16:22:47-04:00
1 10, 2020

Hops Against Hunger (month long)

2020-10-09T15:17:31-04:00

Hops Against Hunger is a campaign launched last year here in the Triangle where we engage breweries, bottle and wine shops and cideries to partner with us during the month of October. Last year we raised over 12,500 meals and we hope to double that this year! Please visit the below breweries and bottle shops [...]

Hops Against Hunger (month long)2020-10-09T15:17:31-04:00
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