16 05, 2016

Thousands of Seniors Suffer Silently


When our Benefits Outreach Coordinators travel across Food Bank CENC’s 34 county service area, they hear a lot of “No.” Do you receive food stamps? No.Do you want to see if you’re eligible for them? No. It's their jobs to increase access to FNS Benefits (known nationally as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP and [...]

Thousands of Seniors Suffer Silently2016-05-16T16:31:33-04:00
29 10, 2015

How a Food Pantry Turns Tears into Smiles


When you approach The Capital Church Food Pantry in Garner, the warmth of the room pulls you in. Then the volunteers do. “This is a huggin’ bunch!” said Iris Motley, the food pantry coordinator. “We hug everyone who comes in here. Because we don’t just want to feed them, we want to build them up, [...]

How a Food Pantry Turns Tears into Smiles2015-10-29T20:16:06-04:00