2 10, 2017

After Irma, Food Bank staff help Florida recover

2017-10-02T13:53:44-04:00

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 recover2017-10-02T13:53:44-04:00
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
10 10, 2015

Honoring Pat, Hunger Hero since 1988

2015-10-10T19:16:36-04:00

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…

2015-09-04T15:20:23-04:00

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