8 09, 2017

3 Ways You Can Prepare for Hurricane Irma

2017-09-08T14:07:41-04:00

Our hearts go out to individuals and families who were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. As Texas works to rebuild, the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina is working to assist those in need. In coordination with Feeding America, the Food Bank has secured two truckloads of dry goods and produce for transportation and [...]

3 Ways You Can Prepare for Hurricane Irma2017-09-08T14:07:41-04:00
24 02, 2017

The Power of One

2017-02-24T14:56:25-05:00

The damaging flood waters Hurricane Matthew brought have long since receded, yet so many families in our service area are trying to get back to some type of normalcy. Too many are still living out of hotels. Too many have lost their jobs. And too many do not have enough to eat. The Food Bank immediately [...]

The Power of One2017-02-24T14:56:25-05:00
23 01, 2017

Food Bank CENC’s top 6 moments of 2016

2017-01-23T09:50:00-05:00

2016 was a banner year for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. From a new building, to a new department, to a new record, here’s 6 moments that stand out from the rest as we look back on 2016. We fed more people than ever before! Our 6 Branches distributed over 64 [...]

Food Bank CENC’s top 6 moments of 20162017-01-23T09:50:00-05:00
11 11, 2016

Your donations remind Matthew’s victims they’re not forgotten

2016-11-11T09:46:41-05:00

A story behind the numbers: While helping our branches distribute over 100,000 lbs of proteins this week, Food Bank CENC President/CEO Peter Werbicki had the chance to speak with several people impacted by Hurricane Matthew. They told me they feel forgotten. As emergency response agencies depart and shelters close, they have nowhere to shower or brush their [...]

Your donations remind Matthew’s victims they’re not forgotten2016-11-11T09:46:41-05:00
4 11, 2016

1 Million lbs distributed in Hurricane Matthew Relief

2020-01-15T11:56:23-05:00

This past week, Food Bank CENC surpassed the 1,000,000 pound milestone in our Hurricane Matthew relief efforts. Your donations made that possible. Since our previous email we've also surpassed 100 truckloads, aided two additional counties, and packed 1,200 more disaster relief boxes for families just returning home from shelters. Your donations made that possible.  When we see local [...]

1 Million lbs distributed in Hurricane Matthew Relief2020-01-15T11:56:23-05:00
28 10, 2016

By the Numbers: Hurricane Matthew Relief (as of Oct. 25)

2016-10-28T09:01:56-04:00

Support Continues after Matthew: Your donations in action Two tractor-trailer truck loads filled with Hurricane Matthew relief food and supplies were brought to Edgecombe County this week. Another week has gone by since Hurricane Matthew hit, and we're still busy. Busy receiving generous donations of funds and supplies from folks across the state. Busy [...]

By the Numbers: Hurricane Matthew Relief (as of Oct. 25)2016-10-28T09:01:56-04:00
20 10, 2016

Helping Neighbors After Matthew (as of Oct. 20)

2016-10-20T09:34:23-04:00

Almost two weeks ago, the first drops of Hurricane Matthew began falling on North Carolina soil. Since then, thousands experienced power outages, flooding, and even evacuations. But when disaster strikes, the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina has a history of being there to help. In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, our ability [...]

Helping Neighbors After Matthew (as of Oct. 20)2016-10-20T09:34:23-04:00
14 10, 2016

Where can I get food, following Hurricane Matthew?

2016-10-14T15:04:20-04:00

Since Hurricane Matthew hit, numerous individuals, businesses, and groups have given generously to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. (Here's how you can help too!) We're so fortunate to be supported by such a strong community. As we work to get food and basic household items to the people affected by Hurricane Matthew, our [...]

Where can I get food, following Hurricane Matthew?2016-10-14T15:04:20-04:00
12 10, 2016

Hurricane Matthew: What you can do

2016-10-12T13:11:18-04:00

In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, thousands of our neighbors are without food, water, and basic supplies. (If you need help, find a Disaster Ready Agency near you from this list.) The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina is assessing immediate needs across our service area. Right now we know there are thousands [...]

Hurricane Matthew: What you can do2016-10-12T13:11:18-04:00
2 09, 2016

Food Banks Join Together to Serve the NC Coast in a Disaster

2016-09-02T17:05:42-04:00

By Jennifer Caslin, Communications Supervisor   You may remember that the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina received a grant last summer from the Allstate Foundation (through Feeding America), to develop a joint disaster plan with the Food Bank of the Albemarle. (You can check out that blog post here.) The point of [...]

Food Banks Join Together to Serve the NC Coast in a Disaster2016-09-02T17:05:42-04:00