20 04, 2015

How Our Volunteers Feed Local Families


Last week we had the honor to celebrate our wonderful volunteers during National Volunteer Appreciation Week. Without the hard work of dedicated and compassionate individuals, families, and corporate groups, we could not provide food to thousands of food insecure households in our service area. Our army of volunteers almost double our workforce, adding the equivalent of [...]

How Our Volunteers Feed Local Families2015-04-20T20:09:50-04:00
10 02, 2015

Born in Crisis, Greenville Branch Continues to Serve Urgent Need


By Christal Andrews, Outreach Coordinator at the Greenville Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC   1999 was a historic year for the Food Bank. We opened our very first branch in Durham, bringing us to three total branches across central North Carolina. We opened our first Child Nutrition Program to serve [...]

Born in Crisis, Greenville Branch Continues to Serve Urgent Need2015-02-10T18:15:55-05:00
8 01, 2015

Food Bank Best of 2014


This past year, we achieved so much together. We distributed more food, helped more kids grow healthy and strong, and raised awareness of food insecurity in central & eastern North Carolina. Here are the Food Bank highlights from 2014: We launched a blog, without which we couldn't bring you this awesome post. We partnered with an elementary [...]

Food Bank Best of 20142015-01-08T16:11:08-05:00
7 05, 2014

Behind the Scenes Look: Stamp Out Hunger


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 Hunger2014-05-07T15:04:23-04:00