24 10, 2018

Peter: Relief for the Town of Atkinson


Stories of Hope I’d like to take a moment to thank you for the love and support you’ve shown as our community begins to rebuild from Hurricane Florence. It’s because of friends like you that we can provide emergency relief and support to people in central and eastern North Carolina during this time of great [...]

Peter: Relief for the Town of Atkinson2018-10-24T14:09:12-04:00
25 04, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Angie Nesius


Angie Nesius has been volunteering with the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina since 2016. She lives in Raleigh and works as a medical biller. Rather than sorting food, Angie uses her technological savvy to assist with donor database entry and donor appreciation. How did you first come to be a Food Bank [...]

Volunteer Spotlight: Angie Nesius2018-04-25T15:06:19-04:00
17 04, 2018

Life Corporate Staff Serve at Food Bank


This content originally appeared on Life’s blog, and has been reposted with permission. “A true legacy is established over a lifetime and relates to what a human being does for others, not for himself.” – Bill Courtney Several times a year, the Life World Headquarters in North Carolina makes it a priority to serve and give back to those [...]

Life Corporate Staff Serve at Food Bank2018-04-17T18:59:30-04:00
12 03, 2018

All the tools for a healthy meal


Each week our Allscripts Teaching Kitchen hosts nutrition education cooking classes (taught in both English and Spanish) for low-income families. Many of the women in the classes are single mothers working their way out of very tough situations. When they come to the Food Bank, they learn how to prepare different dishes that include healthy [...]

All the tools for a healthy meal2018-03-12T14:24:34-04:00
27 12, 2017

Top 7 Moments of 2017


Each year we ask our community to help us provide millions of meals to neighbors in need, and each year you answer the call. 2017 was no exception. Fueled by your support, we worked efficiently and creatively all year long to provide the healthiest food possible to as many families, children, and seniors as possible. 1. [...]

Top 7 Moments of 20172017-12-27T13:34:39-05:00
20 12, 2017

Hunger Heroes among us: Lee


Lee is a soft-spoken man with a great taste in hats, and an even greater sense of purpose when it comes to caring for his community. He and his wife are in charge of the food pantry at William’s Grove Baptist Church in southeast Raleigh. Twice a week they come to the Food Bank’s Raleigh [...]

Hunger Heroes among us: Lee2017-12-20T16:54:40-05:00
30 10, 2017

Camden Cares


This content originally appeared on Camden's blog, and has been reposted with permission. If you look up the word "care" it is defined as the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of someone or something. The Camden Cares project is the embodiment of that very definition. All over the country, Camden Cares teams [...]

Camden Cares2017-10-30T13:34:36-04:00
1 08, 2017

Making history with Kids Summer Meals


The Kids Summer Meals (KSM) Program is off and running with one of the busiest summers yet. KSM continues to work to alleviate childhood hunger in the most vulnerable months for low-income families. In June alone we provided 47,447 meals to 4,500 kids who normally rely on free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch throughout the [...]

Making history with Kids Summer Meals2017-08-01T15:07:15-04:00
28 06, 2017

In The News: Summer food program provides meals to kids in need


Schools across N.C. are out for the summer, and here at the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, out team has kicked off our 9th summer administrating the Kids Summer Meals Program. : @nkhyouthamb "FIRST DAY OF SUMMER MEALS!! Make sure to text "FOODNC" to 877-877 to find a site near you! #KidsSummerMeals [...]

In The News: Summer food program provides meals to kids in need2017-06-28T17:33:32-04:00