3 10, 2014

What is a partner agency anyway?

2014-10-03T14:50:39-04:00

A partner agency is our umbrella term for nonprofits such as food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, senior centers, and other organizations that provide emergency food assistance to people in need. These agencies are on the front lines of hunger, directly providing food and other human services to their community. Across our 34 county service [...]

What is a partner agency anyway?2014-10-03T14:50:39-04:00
25 07, 2014

Serving More Than a Summer Meal

2014-07-25T17:06:26-04:00

By Jessica Ledbetter, Outreach Coordinator As the Outreach Coordinator for our Sandhills Branch service area, I work with and support 100 partner agencies in four counties, helping to leverage community relationships of the Food Bank and of the partner agency network to collectively generate and distribute more food to provide to people at risk of hunger. [...]

Serving More Than a Summer Meal2014-07-25T17:06:26-04:00
11 06, 2014

Kids Summer Meals: Ready to Serve

2014-06-11T16:18:45-04:00

“A community has got to take care of itself. If we don't do it, who will?” –Pastor Faye Coates School’s out, and that means we’re gearing up for our Kids Summer Meals Program. We’re busy ordering food and packaging it into breakfast and lunch meals to be distributed to our partner agencies. We’re also working hard [...]

Kids Summer Meals: Ready to Serve2014-06-11T16:18:45-04:00
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