Initiatives & Events

Shopping for a Cause
Jan 1 – Apr 2 all-day

Shop with our partners below to support the Food Bank!

  • Active Bodez SWEAT – Strong Women Exercising All Together will be donating 10% of the monthly fees to us here at the Food Bank! The virtual kick-off will be Saturday 1/30 at 10:00 am and Wednesday 2/3 at 4:00 pm.  To learn more and sign-up visit SWEAT – Active Bodez!


  • Join the Produce Box for free during the month of February with the code LOCAL=LOVE and they will donate funds to the Food Bank!  To learn more visit their website here.


  • Visit CAVA Park West on 2/24 and 2/25 where The Food Bank will be featured as their non-profit of choice during their Community Day event.  All donations received from the public will be matched by CAVA.   Register here for the free event and meal!



Want to add your give-back promotion to this page? Click here to view our Cause Marketing Guidelines and learn more about how your brand can support our Food Bank. Please email Tessa Johnson at with questions or to learn more.

Kids Summer Meals info sessions @ Microsoft Teams video call
Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Kids Summer Meals info sessions @ Microsoft Teams video call

The Food Bank is holding online Info Sessions as we prepare for Kids Summer Meals. Questions? Contact Mercedes Sanders at


Spring Break Meals

If you are interested in providing meals during spring break (school closures vary by county) please complete this participation form or email for more information.

Tell a friend!
If you are an organization, or know of an organization, in need of meal service for children enrolled in a program that’s not associated with the local school systems, please submit a Kids Summer Meals Site Application to request meal sponsorship January – June 2021.

Legal Feeding Frenzy (month long)
Mar 1 – Mar 31 all-day

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 North Carolina, please visit!

Legal Feeding Frenzy

National Nutrition Month®
Mar 1 – Mar 31 all-day

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 put together a National Nutrition Month® Healthy Food Drive Calendar. So grab an empty box, and each day add one healthy item to donate. There’s a theme each week, and a few healthy tips for you along the way!

🖨️ PDF version for printing  English | Español
💻 JPG version for social media  English | Español

March 2021 National Nutrition Month Calendar with suggested healthy food donations listed for each day


Spanish Language March 2021 National Nutrition Month Calendar with suggested healthy food donations listed for each day