What can you do to make sure the USDA hears why proposed changes will food assistance from 3 million people? Submit your comment through Feeding America’s advocacy form. It takes just a few minutes to make your voice heard, but the impact can be far-reaching. You have until September 23 to provide comments so do not delay!
The Food Bank has done wonders to not only feed our neighbors in need, but proactively fight food waste. By Chef Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN
When invited to tour the Raleigh Branch facility, my answer was obviously, heck yes!
Guest Blog by Seth Palmer │ Food Bank CENC Social Media Ambassador In previous years, the Farm Bill has passed without much consequence. The bill has historically been a bipartisan ‘support and stabilization’ mechanism for the country’s agricultural sector. But it also covers multiple food and nutrition programs under the control of the US Department of Agriculture. In addition [...]
By Gregory Ng | Food Bank CENC Sustainer and Social Media Ambassador My family and I have decided to be sustaining donors because the need is constant. I first started working with the Food Bank in 2012 because I wanted to make a difference in the area in which I live. While the issue of [...]
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 [...]
By Tessa Nguyen │ Food Bank CENC Social Media Ambassador As the holiday season has officially kicked off with Thanksgiving last week, I’m excited to continue the season of giving with our Hottest Chefs of the Triangle Calendar Party next Monday, December 4th at Big Boss Brewing Company from 6-9pm. Admission is FREE and the participating chefs will be providing complimentary [...]
This content originally appeared on Camden's blog, and has been reposted with permission. If you look up the word "care" it is defined as the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of someone or something. The Camden Cares project is the embodiment of that very definition. All over the country, Camden Cares teams [...]
This content originally appeared on Rich Commercial Realty's blog, and has been reposted with permission. Rich Commercial Realty dedicated time as volunteers for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Established in 1980, the Food Bank works to provide families at risk of hunger in 34 counties. With over 800 partner agencies throughout the [...]
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 [...]