3 06, 2019

Fresh Produce: Wasting Less, Feeding More

2019-10-16T10:49:23-05:00

Since 1998, the Food Bank's Fresh Produce Program has provided fresh local produce to neighbors in need while helping farmers recoup costs from food that is edible but not sellable.

Fresh Produce: Wasting Less, Feeding More2019-10-16T10:49:23-05:00
3 04, 2017

Integrity is at our core

2017-04-03T11:40:54-05:00

The Food Bank staff and board members live by six core values to effectively and efficiently serve those who are food insecure in our 34-county service area: teamwork, respect, compassion, dedication, fun, and integrity. While every one of these core values is key to the work of the Food Bank, integrity is perhaps the most [...]

Integrity is at our core2017-04-03T11:40:54-05:00
22 11, 2016

New Capital Blvd. facility fully operational

2016-11-22T10:31:06-05:00

Next time you volunteer, visit, or bring donations to Food Bank CENC in Raleigh, make sure you double check the address in your GPS! After almost two decades at Tarheel Drive, you will no longer find the Food Bank there. As of November 21, 2016 all Raleigh operational aspects are running out of our sparkling new [...]

New Capital Blvd. facility fully operational2016-11-22T10:31:06-05:00
2 09, 2016

Food Banks Join Together to Serve the NC Coast in a Disaster

2016-09-02T17:05:42-05:00

By Jennifer Caslin, Communications Supervisor   You may remember that the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina received a grant last summer from the Allstate Foundation (through Feeding America), to develop a joint disaster plan with the Food Bank of the Albemarle. (You can check out that blog post here.) The point of [...]

Food Banks Join Together to Serve the NC Coast in a Disaster2016-09-02T17:05:42-05:00
24 08, 2016

In The News: Until school starts, summer meals continue

2016-08-24T11:39:43-05:00

This summer marks the eighth year that the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina has administered Kids Summer Meals programs. We work together with partner agencies across our 34-county service territory to ensure that children in low-income areas continue to receive nutritious meals during long school vacations when they do not have access [...]

In The News: Until school starts, summer meals continue2016-08-24T11:39:43-05:00
19 08, 2016

Food Bank’s Carter Crain named 2016 Eastern Region Food Sourcing Leader of the Year

2016-08-19T16:34:16-05:00

By Caitlin Cohn, Retail Program Supervisor and Lindsay Humbert, Digital Media Specialist The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina is proud to report that our very own Food Resources Manager, Carter Crain, has won the 2016 Eastern Region Food Sourcing Leader of the Year award! Carter was honored at the 2016 Food Sourcing [...]

Food Bank’s Carter Crain named 2016 Eastern Region Food Sourcing Leader of the Year2016-08-19T16:34:16-05:00
4 02, 2016

One Thing We Need to Provide Healthier Food

2016-02-04T16:38:43-05:00

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
13 08, 2015

Because of Awesome Supporters Like You

2015-08-13T10:19:21-05:00

What is the impact of your support for the Food Bank? Because of you... We provided more than 45 million meals to food insecure homes across our 34-county service area. We distributed more than 16 million pounds of fresh, nutritious produce to children, families, and seniors in need. We served more than 711,000 meals to children [...]

Because of Awesome Supporters Like You2015-08-13T10:19:21-05:00
20 02, 2015

What Snow Days Mean for People Struggling with Hunger

2015-02-20T16:15:11-05:00

By Earline E. Middleton | VP of Partner Services & Public Policy When winter weather hits, we all feel apprehensive about what the coming days may bring. Families must make arrangements to care for their children when school is canceled or delayed. Businesses close, people stay home. Stories of people cleaning out the milk and [...]

What Snow Days Mean for People Struggling with Hunger2015-02-20T16:15:11-05:00
23 01, 2015

Five Big Goals for 2015

2015-01-23T17:33:59-05:00

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