16 01, 2015

Our Raleigh Branch on the Move


You may have heard that we need a new building for our Raleigh distribution center. Here’s some more information about how our Raleigh Branch works and why we are looking for a larger space. Partner Agencies pick up food at our Raleigh distribution center. Photo credit: Donn Young Six days a week, Food [...]

Our Raleigh Branch on the Move2015-01-16T17:35:27-05:00
3 10, 2014

What is a partner agency anyway?


A partner agency is our umbrella term for nonprofits such as food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, senior centers, and other organizations that provide emergency food assistance to people in need. These agencies are on the front lines of hunger, directly providing food and other human services to their community. Across our 34 county service [...]

What is a partner agency anyway?2014-10-03T14:50:39-04:00
10 07, 2014

5 Questions from the Mayor that You Probably Have, Too


Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane recently visited our Raleigh Branch for the first time. She took a tour, a helpie, and had several questions about the Food Bank. We thought they were too good not to share! 1.      How do you get the food to the kids in the summer? In the summertime, we sponsor the [...]

5 Questions from the Mayor that You Probably Have, Too2014-07-10T16:06:51-04:00
18 06, 2014

2013 Impact Report: Food Restores


The Food Bank produces an Annual Report, or Impact Report, every year. The report includes comprehensive information about our activities and financial performance from the year prior, and is a simple way to see how your generous donations helped the community--how you made a difference. And our latest report is in! Check it out: View the [...]

2013 Impact Report: Food Restores2014-06-18T17:07:21-04:00
11 06, 2014

Kids Summer Meals: Ready to Serve


“A community has got to take care of itself. If we don't do it, who will?” –Pastor Faye Coates School’s out, and that means we’re gearing up for our Kids Summer Meals Program. We’re busy ordering food and packaging it into breakfast and lunch meals to be distributed to our partner agencies. We’re also working hard [...]

Kids Summer Meals: Ready to Serve2014-06-11T16:18:45-04:00
14 04, 2014

National Volunteer Week: Turning selfies into helpies


National Volunteer Week (April 6-12, 2014) is a special opportunity for folks to engage with their community and help their neighbors in need. It’s also an annual celebration of all the wonderful volunteers that make a difference in the lives of so many. We love our volunteers so much that for us, every week is [...]

National Volunteer Week: Turning selfies into helpies2014-04-14T15:02:28-04:00