7 03, 2018

An exciting Year 1 for Nutrition Education at Food Bank CENC

2018-03-07T13:51:06-05:00

March is National Nutrition Month. Here at the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, it’s also the anniversary of when we hired our first Nutrition Education Manager: Sara Clement, RD, LDN. In March 2017 Sara joined our new Community Health and Engagement Department, and quickly set to work infusing health and nutrition into [...]

An exciting Year 1 for Nutrition Education at Food Bank CENC2018-03-07T13:51:06-05:00
14 03, 2017

Look what your donations helped us accomplish in 2016!

2017-03-14T10:20:59-05:00

Thanks to your dedication & support of our mission we distributed more than 64 million pounds of food to our 34 counties last year. And we invite you see what we accomplished together by viewing the 2016 Impact Report. While it has been a time of expansion in services and planning to implement new resources, [...]

Look what your donations helped us accomplish in 2016!2017-03-14T10:20:59-05:00
23 01, 2017

Food Bank CENC’s top 6 moments of 2016

2017-01-23T09:50:00-05:00

2016 was a banner year for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. From a new building, to a new department, to a new record, here’s 6 moments that stand out from the rest as we look back on 2016. We fed more people than ever before! Our 6 Branches distributed over 64 [...]

Food Bank CENC’s top 6 moments of 20162017-01-23T09:50:00-05:00
16 01, 2017

Hundreds volunteer at Food Bank CENC Branches on MLK Day

2017-01-16T16:29:40-05:00

Activity round-up from our Greenville, Raleigh, and Durham Branches: Over 300 volunteers sorted food at our Greenville Branch on MLK Day 2017 For most Americans, Martin Luther King Day is a day off from work and school. But for hundreds of our volunteers, it’s a day to roll up their sleeves and head to [...]

Hundreds volunteer at Food Bank CENC Branches on MLK Day2017-01-16T16:29:40-05:00
14 10, 2016

Where can I get food, following Hurricane Matthew?

2016-10-14T15:04:20-05:00

Since Hurricane Matthew hit, numerous individuals, businesses, and groups have given generously to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. (Here's how you can help too!) We're so fortunate to be supported by such a strong community. As we work to get food and basic household items to the people affected by Hurricane Matthew, our [...]

Where can I get food, following Hurricane Matthew?2016-10-14T15:04:20-05:00
2 09, 2016

Food Banks Join Together to Serve the NC Coast in a Disaster

2016-09-02T17:05:42-05:00

By Jennifer Caslin, Communications Supervisor   You may remember that the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina received a grant last summer from the Allstate Foundation (through Feeding America), to develop a joint disaster plan with the Food Bank of the Albemarle. (You can check out that blog post here.) The point of [...]

Food Banks Join Together to Serve the NC Coast in a Disaster2016-09-02T17:05:42-05:00
16 04, 2016

Three Kids Who Are Especially Awesome

2016-04-16T11:05:04-05:00

What motivates people to volunteer? Many feel compassion, a sense of community, and a desire to give to those less fortunate than themselves. We are continually in awe of our volunteers as they give up their free time, and instead work hard to help someone they will likely never meet. So you can imagine our amazement when [...]

Three Kids Who Are Especially Awesome2016-04-16T11:05:04-05:00
21 01, 2016

Giving a Hand Up to Greenville Families

2016-01-21T10:27:33-05:00

Meet Tony and Kathy. They run the food pantry at Hope of Glory Ministries, one of our partner agencies in Greenville. They provide food to more than 70 families every month. But they don't stop there--They also help teach people life skills like personal finance to help them get back on their feet. Tony and Kathy stand [...]

Giving a Hand Up to Greenville Families2016-01-21T10:27:33-05:00
31 07, 2015

The Food Bank at New Bern Marks Five Years of Service

2015-07-31T11:35:05-05:00

Just five years ago, unemployment rates and the price of food and gas skyrocketed as people across the country tried to get back on their feet after the recession. Thousands of families in North Carolina were forced to choose between filling up their gas tank so they could drive to work or buying groceries to feed [...]

The Food Bank at New Bern Marks Five Years of Service2015-07-31T11:35:05-05:00
9 07, 2015

A Letter from Our New Eastern Regional Director

2015-07-09T14:45:57-05:00

Dear Friend of the Food Bank, Lance and his family in their new neighborhood in Greenville. I’m Lance Barton, the new Eastern Regional Director at the Food Bank. My family and I recently moved from Northern Virginia to join the Greenville community and serve our neighbors in need through the Food Bank’s Greenville [...]

A Letter from Our New Eastern Regional Director2015-07-09T14:45:57-05:00