14 06, 2017

Guest Blog: Franklin Academy students find love for philanthropy

2017-06-14T17:12:58-04:00

Rachel Tucker is Franklin Academy High School's National Honor Society President. She reflects on her experience volunteering at the Food Bank alongside her peers. Thanks to the recommendation of my Community Service Coordinator, Sara Allen, I and the members of Franklin Academy’s National Honor Society (NHS) had the extreme pleasure of spending three mornings and [...]

Guest Blog: Franklin Academy students find love for philanthropy2017-06-14T17:12:58-04:00
20 04, 2017

Nutrition Kitchen: Volunteers cooking up health

2017-04-20T15:40:25-04:00

The month of April is all about our Volunteers! The Food Bank is extremely lucky to have so many devoted volunteers to help distribute 60+ million pounds of food each year. All our communities and neighbors thank you! The Raleigh Branch is very excited about our newest way to volunteer: cooking demonstrations in our Allscripts [...]

Nutrition Kitchen: Volunteers cooking up health2017-04-20T15:40:25-04:00
17 03, 2017

Guest Blog: FBCENC Celebrates National Nutrition Month

2017-03-17T13:49:39-04:00

Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN, is the founder and principal of Taste Nutrition Consulting. Tessa is a professionally trained Chef and Registered Dietitian working with clients throughout the Triangle area of North Carolina and beyond. Her areas of expertise include recipe development, cooking classes and speaking engagements. She is also a Social Media Ambassador for FBCENC. [...]

Guest Blog: FBCENC Celebrates National Nutrition Month2017-03-17T13:49:39-04:00
14 03, 2017

Look what your donations helped us accomplish in 2016!

2017-03-14T10:20:59-04:00

Thanks to your dedication & support of our mission we distributed more than 64 million pounds of food to our 34 counties last year. And we invite you see what we accomplished together by viewing the 2016 Impact Report. While it has been a time of expansion in services and planning to implement new resources, [...]

Look what your donations helped us accomplish in 2016!2017-03-14T10:20:59-04:00
23 01, 2017

Food Bank CENC’s top 6 moments of 2016

2017-01-23T09:50:00-05:00

2016 was a banner year for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. From a new building, to a new department, to a new record, here’s 6 moments that stand out from the rest as we look back on 2016. We fed more people than ever before! Our 6 Branches distributed over 64 [...]

Food Bank CENC’s top 6 moments of 20162017-01-23T09:50:00-05:00
16 01, 2017

Hundreds volunteer at Food Bank CENC Branches on MLK Day

2017-01-16T16:29:40-05:00

Activity round-up from our Greenville, Raleigh, and Durham Branches: Over 300 volunteers sorted food at our Greenville Branch on MLK Day 2017 For most Americans, Martin Luther King Day is a day off from work and school. But for hundreds of our volunteers, it’s a day to roll up their sleeves and head to [...]

Hundreds volunteer at Food Bank CENC Branches on MLK Day2017-01-16T16:29:40-05:00
21 12, 2016

Special Delivery! Hunger Relief “Santa” delivers 12,000 meals in time for holidays

2016-12-21T16:45:37-05:00

Santa Claus isn’t the only one with a special delivery this December. LaSonia Melvin of Wilmington’s Union Missionary Baptist Church is also responsible for a big trip with an important mission. But instead of a sleigh flying around the world, she coordinated a special tractor trailer transport to our Raleigh Branch to pick up more [...]

Special Delivery! Hunger Relief “Santa” delivers 12,000 meals in time for holidays2016-12-21T16:45:37-05:00
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
16 04, 2016

Three Kids Who Are Especially Awesome

2016-04-16T11:05:04-04:00

What motivates people to volunteer? Many feel compassion, a sense of community, and a desire to give to those less fortunate than themselves. We are continually in awe of our volunteers as they give up their free time, and instead work hard to help someone they will likely never meet. So you can imagine our amazement when [...]

Three Kids Who Are Especially Awesome2016-04-16T11:05:04-04:00
21 02, 2016

New Partnership in Southeast Raleigh Brings More Meals for Families in Need

2016-02-21T20:22:09-05:00

By Caitlin Cohn, Retail Program Supervisor At the intersection of MLK Jr and Raleigh boulevards, you’ll find a brand new Save-A-Lot grocery store. This neighborhood in southeast Raleigh had been without a supermarket for more than three years after the only one in the area closed. Without access to fresh, affordable food including produce, meat, [...]

New Partnership in Southeast Raleigh Brings More Meals for Families in Need2016-02-21T20:22:09-05:00