30 04, 2016

Kids Cafe Programs Stand Out in the Community


Throughout the school year, the Food Bank manages our Kids Cafe program, which is an after-school program that offers tutoring, nutrition education, mentoring and nutritious meals to children at risk of hunger. Each Kids Cafe site is operated in partnership with a respected community agency to provide the attention and accountability needed to ensure quality [...]

Kids Cafe Programs Stand Out in the Community2016-04-30T18:34:47-04:00
10 03, 2016

Child Nutrition is About More Than Food


By Christi Mallasch, Child Nutrition Programs Supervisor at the Food Bank CENC When we think about nutrition, it makes sense that we first think about healthy food. When you are as passionate and focused on a mission as the team here at the Food Bank, it’s easy to fall into the habit of thinking of [...]

Child Nutrition is About More Than Food2016-03-10T16:10:10-05:00
4 02, 2016

One Thing We Need to Provide Healthier Food


When you come home from the grocery store, where do you put your perishable food? Could you pick up a gallon of milk, some frozen chicken, or a carton of yogurt without having a refrigerator or freezer at home? As consumers, we know the critical value of having reliable appliances to help us keep food [...]

One Thing We Need to Provide Healthier Food2016-02-04T16:38:43-05:00
25 11, 2015

Sasha’s Thanksgiving Dinner


By Michael Cotten, Director of the Food Bank at Sandhills Sasha comes to the Boys and Girls Club of the Sandhills every day after school. She likes to do arts and crafts, go in the computer lab, and play basketball in the gym. Her favorite part, though, is the warm meal. Sasha, like many of [...]

Sasha’s Thanksgiving Dinner2015-11-25T17:05:23-05:00
23 01, 2015

Five Big Goals for 2015


We told you about what we accomplished in 2014. Here’s what we’re working on this year:   Distribute between 50-52 million pounds of food That’s more than 140,000 meals a day! Our fleet of 19 trucks expects to travel over 500,000 miles and deliver 26 tractor trailers full of food every week. Food Bank staff [...]

Five Big Goals for 20152015-01-23T17:33:59-05:00