5 12, 2017

10 things I learned eating on $4.70 per day

2017-12-05T16:22:05-05:00

By Matt Kopac │Guest Blogger Food Bank CENC During this season of gratitude, I undertook the SNAP Benefits Challenge to reflect upon the reality of food insecurity and the importance of organizations like the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina in preventing hunger in our community. For three weeks I fed myself with [...]

10 things I learned eating on $4.70 per day2017-12-05T16:22:05-05:00
6 09, 2017

Guest Blog: In just a SNAP, food access for thousands is provided

2017-09-06T17:04:46-04:00

By Seth Palmer │ Food Bank CENC Social Media Ambassador For the entirety of my life, I have been fortunate to say that I have never been unsure of where my next meal was coming from. Unfortunately, though, this is not the case for thousands of men, women, and children throughout North Carolina and across [...]

Guest Blog: In just a SNAP, food access for thousands is provided2017-09-06T17:04:46-04:00
21 09, 2015

Hunger Challenge: Preparing for $4.21 a Day

2015-09-21T20:20:52-04:00

This week Food Bank staff and community members are taking the Hunger Challenge to get a sense of what life is like for thousands of people in North Carolina that receive FNS benefits and live on just $4.21 worth of food each day. Every day this week we’ll publish a round-up of posts and photos from participants [...]

Hunger Challenge: Preparing for $4.21 a Day2015-09-21T20:20:52-04:00
19 09, 2015

Why You Should Take Our Hunger Challenge

2015-09-19T19:04:24-04:00

By Emily Kraft, Nutrition Services Outreach Coordinator in Wilmington In my job, I meet, talk to, and help people every day. Seniors, parents, students, people between jobs or those trying to hold down three different jobs. I meet them because I want to help them apply to receive some extra money to buy food. The [...]

Why You Should Take Our Hunger Challenge2015-09-19T19:04:24-04:00