19 12, 2014

The Day I Found Hunger Close to Home

2014-12-19T10:35:39-05:00

By Molly Rivera   As a Food Bank staff member, I've traveled to many churches, schools, community centers, and food pantries across our 34 county service area to meet people living with food insecurity and help tell the story of hunger in our communities. I've visited a Kids Cafe in Rockingham, a food pantry in [...]

The Day I Found Hunger Close to Home2014-12-19T10:35:39-05:00
9 05, 2014

Save the Cans: An Engineering Project for Hunger Relief

2014-05-09T13:00:24-04:00

Millions of cans are donated to the Food Bank every year. But how do we prepare them for distribution? All canned food donations are weighed and sorted by our volunteers. But the cans we receive from one of our food industry partners, around 500,000 of them, must also be inspected and labeled. Volunteers carefully examine [...]

Save the Cans: An Engineering Project for Hunger Relief2014-05-09T13:00:24-04:00