18 09, 2017

Guest Blog: Leesville Road Food Bank Club enters year 2

2017-09-18T17:37:22-05:00

By Ainsley Duke│ Food Bank CENC Social Media Ambassador Hunger is a serious issue that affects more North Carolinians than we think; however, the eyes of my peers and members of my community are not always open to the hardships people facing food insecurity struggle with every day. I began Food Bank Club to inform [...]

Guest Blog: Leesville Road Food Bank Club enters year 22017-09-18T17:37:22-05:00
9 01, 2017

Spectacular birthday party collects food instead of presents

2017-01-09T09:38:14-05:00

Case is an active Raleigh fourth grader who loves to play sports with his friends. Case knows he is blessed to live in a home where there is always food on the table to keep him nourished and full of energy. Case (right) and Harry (left) proudly weigh the food donations from their combined [...]

Spectacular birthday party collects food instead of presents2017-01-09T09:38:14-05:00
13 12, 2015

Sanderson High School Students Bring the Heat Once Again

2015-12-13T20:11:17-05:00

When you were in high school, what did your classmates get hyped up about? The football team’s big win? Spirit Week? Or nowadays, how many likes they can get on their Instagram pic? Well, our friends at Sanderson High School in Raleigh get seriously pumped about their annual food drive. For the last 15 years, [...]

Sanderson High School Students Bring the Heat Once Again2015-12-13T20:11:17-05:00
21 11, 2015

6 Questions You Probably Have About Your Holiday Food Drive

2015-11-21T19:31:19-05:00

With the holiday season upon us, we know many members of our community will celebrate the season by helping provide meals to local people in need. Below we've answered some common questions from people who want to help by hosting a food or fund drive. Who receives the food that I donate? Our partner agencies. [...]

6 Questions You Probably Have About Your Holiday Food Drive2015-11-21T19:31:19-05:00
10 07, 2014

5 Questions from the Mayor that You Probably Have, Too

2014-07-10T16:06:51-05:00

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, Too2014-07-10T16:06:51-05:00
7 05, 2014

Behind the Scenes Look: Stamp Out Hunger

2014-05-07T15:04:23-05:00

What does it take to put together the largest one-day food drive in the country? Every year on the second Saturday of May the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) collects food donations in addition to delivering mail, helping to provide food assistance to millions of Americans who struggle with hunger. For months, the NALC [...]

Behind the Scenes Look: Stamp Out Hunger2014-05-07T15:04:23-05:00