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
11 03, 2020

Canceled – Greenville #StopSummerHunger Kick Off

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

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 – Greenville #StopSummerHunger Kick Off2020-04-03T09:36:04-04:00
9 03, 2020

Canceled – 2020 Sort-A-Rama

2020-03-27T14:37:57-04:00

  In response to COVID-19, as a Food Bank we have made the decision to cancel this year's Sort-A-Rama.  Right now we are asking companies if they can make a financial donation or host a virtual food drive. As much as traditional food drives are needed right now, we know it may not be possible [...]

Canceled – 2020 Sort-A-Rama2020-03-27T14:37:57-04:00
6 03, 2020

Canceled – 2020 Triangle Chef’s Feast

2020-04-21T16:08:59-04:00

In response to COVID-19, as a Food Bank we have made the decision to cancel this year’s Chef's Feast.  Right now we are asking companies if they can make a financial donation or host a virtual food drive. As much as traditional food drives are needed right now, we know it may not be possible to [...]

Canceled – 2020 Triangle Chef’s Feast2020-04-21T16:08:59-04:00
5 03, 2020

Publix Food for Sharing

2020-03-05T13:55:05-05:00

Publix Food for Sharing program gives the customer the chance to donate food to help the hungry.  You can choose one of three donation amounts, and Publix will donate the food in that bundle to local food banks. More than $86 million in food has been donated since 2009 to help alleviate hunger in our [...]

Publix Food for Sharing2020-03-05T13:55:05-05:00
26 02, 2020

National Nutrition Month®

2020-03-31T13:10:49-04:00

National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, they invite everyone to focus on the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Here at the Food Bank, our Nutrition Education Team puts together a National Nutrition Month® [...]

National Nutrition Month®2020-03-31T13:10:49-04:00
20 02, 2020

Legal Feeding Frenzy (month long)

2020-02-20T13:47:24-05:00

NC Legal Feeding Frenzy is an annual joint program of the NCBA Young Lawyers Division and Feeding the Carolinas food banks. It aims to fight hunger across North Carolina by uniting the legal community in support of local food banks. For more information, and to register to support the Food Bank of Central & Eastern [...]

Legal Feeding Frenzy (month long)2020-02-20T13:47:24-05:00