2 10, 2017

After Irma, Food Bank staff help Florida recover

2017-10-02T13:53:44-05:00

By Ansel Prichard | Food Bank CENC Lead Volunteer Coordinator Being an employee of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina (FBCENC), you may wonder why I spent a week fighting hunger in Jacksonville, FL. Part of being a member of the Feeding America network, is banding together to help our sister food banks [...]

After Irma, Food Bank staff help Florida recover2017-10-02T13:53:44-05:00
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
19 08, 2016

Food Bank’s Carter Crain named 2016 Eastern Region Food Sourcing Leader of the Year

2016-08-19T16:34:16-05:00

By Caitlin Cohn, Retail Program Supervisor and Lindsay Humbert, Digital Media Specialist The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina is proud to report that our very own Food Resources Manager, Carter Crain, has won the 2016 Eastern Region Food Sourcing Leader of the Year award! Carter was honored at the 2016 Food Sourcing [...]

Food Bank’s Carter Crain named 2016 Eastern Region Food Sourcing Leader of the Year2016-08-19T16:34:16-05:00
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
20 10, 2015

Sending Aid to Our Neighbors in South Carolina

2015-10-20T20:43:57-05:00

As a provider of emergency food, we are prepared to distribute disaster relief supplies across central & eastern North Carolina. As a member of the network of Feeding America food banks, we are also prepared to help our neighboring states when disaster strikes in their region. When record amounts of rainfall, severe storms, and flooding [...]

Sending Aid to Our Neighbors in South Carolina2015-10-20T20:43:57-05:00
8 01, 2015

Food Bank Best of 2014

2015-01-08T16:11:08-05:00

This past year, we achieved so much together. We distributed more food, helped more kids grow healthy and strong, and raised awareness of food insecurity in central & eastern North Carolina. Here are the Food Bank highlights from 2014: We launched a blog, without which we couldn't bring you this awesome post. We partnered with an elementary [...]

Food Bank Best of 20142015-01-08T16:11:08-05:00
29 12, 2014

What Would You Choose: Medicine or Food?

2014-12-29T14:50:57-05:00

Choices – we all face them in our lives and some are harder than others. Helen knows all about making difficult choices. Now in her 70s, Helen formerly owned and operated a small business for years until the economy forced her to close the doors. Making final payments to her vendors only added to her [...]

What Would You Choose: Medicine or Food?2014-12-29T14:50:57-05:00
5 09, 2014

Peter On Food Insecurity and Why Your Partnership is More Important Than Ever

2014-09-05T14:07:25-05:00

Hello friends, Peter Werbicki, President/CEO For 34 years the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina has restored hope, dignity, and a sense of normality to thousands of people through the simple provision of food. We continue to climb this mountain of great need, even as it grows higher and higher in front us. [...]

Peter On Food Insecurity and Why Your Partnership is More Important Than Ever2014-09-05T14:07:25-05:00