2 10, 2017

After Irma, Food Bank staff help Florida recover


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 recover2017-10-02T13:53:44-04:00
12 02, 2016

Patrick’s Food Bank Story


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


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
10 10, 2015

Honoring Pat, Hunger Hero since 1988


Meet Pat. Pat joined the Food Bank staff in January of 1988. During her 27 years of service, she logged almost 53,000 hours of hard work, a record in the history of the Food Bank. Over the years Pat has witnessed incredible growth at our organization. When she joined the Food Bank team, we had [...]

Honoring Pat, Hunger Hero since 19882015-10-10T19:16:36-04:00
4 09, 2015

Hunger Matters to Me Because…


In honor of Hunger Action Month, we asked Food Bank staff members why hunger mattered to them. Here are some of their responses for why they work hard every day: Hunger Matters to me because… “We’re here to serve our families, friends, and neighbors in need.” “216,667 children should not be hungry.” “I get to [...]

Hunger Matters to Me Because…2015-09-04T15:20:23-04:00