17 07, 2017

Guest Blog: Lulu Fights Hunger

2017-07-17T13:44:13-05:00

This content originally appeared on Lulu's blog, and has been reposted with permission. Rising temperatures and sunshine may have you dreaming of your summer getaway. Unfortunately, hunger doesn’t go on vacation. It persists and is a daily concern for too many. Once your back from that vacation, think about offering some of your time to help the [...]

Guest Blog: Lulu Fights Hunger2017-07-17T13:44:13-05:00
5 04, 2017

What it’s like to spend Spring Break volunteering at Food Bank CENC

2017-04-05T12:03:05-05:00

In March, University of Georgia students in the IMPACT program spent their spring break learning about pressing social issues and addressing community needs through service. After volunteering at our Durham Branch, Monica Cheung reflected on the experience. Basmati rice. Organic Mac n’ Cheese. These items and other donated pantry staples zoomed past my eyes as [...]

What it’s like to spend Spring Break volunteering at Food Bank CENC2017-04-05T12:03:05-05:00
14 03, 2017

Look what your donations helped us accomplish in 2016!

2017-03-14T10:20:59-05:00

Thanks to your dedication & support of our mission we distributed more than 64 million pounds of food to our 34 counties last year. And we invite you see what we accomplished together by viewing the 2016 Impact Report. While it has been a time of expansion in services and planning to implement new resources, [...]

Look what your donations helped us accomplish in 2016!2017-03-14T10:20:59-05:00
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
16 01, 2017

Hundreds volunteer at Food Bank CENC Branches on MLK Day

2017-01-16T16:29:40-05:00

Activity round-up from our Greenville, Raleigh, and Durham Branches: Over 300 volunteers sorted food at our Greenville Branch on MLK Day 2017 For most Americans, Martin Luther King Day is a day off from work and school. But for hundreds of our volunteers, it’s a day to roll up their sleeves and head to [...]

Hundreds volunteer at Food Bank CENC Branches on MLK Day2017-01-16T16:29:40-05:00
8 06, 2016

Let Me Tell You a Story About Summertime

2016-06-08T16:26:19-05:00

“I’m Sarah and I am in the 4th grade. I do well in school and have lots of friends. Usually, I am very outgoing but lately I am quiet and nervous. There are only a few more weeks of school and I am not looking forward to it ending. No school means no food, no [...]

Let Me Tell You a Story About Summertime2016-06-08T16:26:19-05:00
12 02, 2016

Patrick’s Food Bank Story

2016-02-12T12:10:48-05:00

Meet Patrick. He’s the Outreach Coordinator at our Durham Branch and helps coordinate and recruit our partner agencies. Here is his Food Bank story: “Last December I helped organize a Food Lion Feeds mobile food pantry where Food Lion provided fresh food directly to the community right before the holidays. I helped a young lady [...]

Patrick’s Food Bank Story2016-02-12T12:10:48-05:00
29 12, 2015

10 Amazing Things We Achieved Together This Year

2015-12-29T16:27:18-05:00

For many of us, the end of the year brings celebrations and a time for reflection. In 2015, we provided more meals than ever before, expanded our programs for children and seniors, and raised awareness of food insecurity in central & eastern North Carolina, all thanks to awesome supporters like you. Here are 10 things [...]

10 Amazing Things We Achieved Together This Year2015-12-29T16:27:18-05:00
15 12, 2015

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year–Except for Kids like Bradley

2015-12-15T14:37:02-05:00

By Gideon Adams, Senior Manager, Programs and Outreach There are lots of reasons for Bradley to feel excited about going to school. He’s five-years-old, and couldn’t wait to start Kindergarten. Like the other kids, he looks forward to reading books with his teacher, making arts and crafts, and playing outside with his friends. But for [...]

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year–Except for Kids like Bradley2015-12-15T14:37:02-05:00
13 10, 2015

When Doing Good Goes Mobile

2015-10-13T21:02:12-05:00

It was an exciting day at the Food Bank! Today our good friends at Food Lion generously donated a brand new truck that will be used as a Mobile Food Pantry. This unique vehicle, first-of-its-kind for our food bank, will empower us to provide more food, including more fresh produce, to high-need pockets of our [...]

When Doing Good Goes Mobile2015-10-13T21:02:12-05:00