5 11, 2015

The Story of 3808 Tarheel Drive (and who we have to thank for it)

2015-11-05T11:46:20-05:00

Tonight the Food Bank is honoring our Hunt-Morgridge Service Awardees, Jack and Mary Hofler, for their lifetime of service to the Food Bank and their community. Read on to hear their story and how they fueled our mission for more than 20 years. Jack and Mary Hofler moved to Raleigh in the 1960s when Jack was asked by his [...]

The Story of 3808 Tarheel Drive (and who we have to thank for it)2015-11-05T11:46:20-05:00
10 10, 2015

Honoring Pat, Hunger Hero since 1988

2015-10-10T19:16:36-05:00

Meet Pat. Pat joined the Food Bank staff in January of 1988. During her 27 years of service, she logged almost 53,000 hours of hard work, a record in the history of the Food Bank. Over the years Pat has witnessed incredible growth at our organization. When she joined the Food Bank team, we had [...]

Honoring Pat, Hunger Hero since 19882015-10-10T19:16:36-05:00
10 02, 2015

Born in Crisis, Greenville Branch Continues to Serve Urgent Need

2015-02-10T18:15:55-05:00

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
29 01, 2015

Throwback Thursday to Our First Child Nutrition Program

2015-01-29T16:55:25-05:00

The very first child nutrition program we opened to serve local kids in need was an after-school program on Avent Ferry Road in Raleigh. Our after-school program for kids called Kids Cafe began in 1999 with 5 Kids Cafe sites thanks to founding partner Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. The program now supports 30 Kids [...]

Throwback Thursday to Our First Child Nutrition Program2015-01-29T16:55:25-05:00
16 01, 2015

Our Raleigh Branch on the Move

2015-01-16T17:35:27-05:00

You may have heard that we need a new building for our Raleigh distribution center. Here’s some more information about how our Raleigh Branch works and why we are looking for a larger space. Partner Agencies pick up food at our Raleigh distribution center. Photo credit: Donn Young Six days a week, Food [...]

Our Raleigh Branch on the Move2015-01-16T17:35:27-05:00
11 04, 2014

Durham Expands, Strengthens Community

2014-04-11T14:29:16-05:00

The Move & Why It Matters Since we opened our doors in 1999, the need in the Durham Branch service area has increased 83%. Today, more than 96,000 people, 30,000 of which are children, struggle with hunger every day. It is our mission to work hard to meet this ever-growing need to ensure that No [...]

Durham Expands, Strengthens Community2014-04-11T14:29:16-05:00