28 12, 2016

End of year shopping spree provides extra meals

2016-12-28T12:02:49-05:00

Hunger is a serious problem in Food Bank CENC’s 34-county service area year-round, but the holidays are an exceptionally difficult time to be without. The Food Bank works with our more than 800 community partner agencies to distribute millions of pounds of food each year, and we know it’s still not enough. Fortunately, this December [...]

End of year shopping spree provides extra meals2016-12-28T12:02:49-05:00
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
29 12, 2015

10 Amazing Things We Achieved Together This Year

2015-12-29T16:27:18-05:00

For many of us, the end of the year brings celebrations and a time for reflection. In 2015, we provided more meals than ever before, expanded our programs for children and seniors, and raised awareness of food insecurity in central & eastern North Carolina, all thanks to awesome supporters like you. Here are 10 things [...]

10 Amazing Things We Achieved Together This Year2015-12-29T16:27:18-05:00
29 10, 2015

How a Food Pantry Turns Tears into Smiles

2015-10-29T20:16:06-05:00

When you approach The Capital Church Food Pantry in Garner, the warmth of the room pulls you in. Then the volunteers do. “This is a huggin’ bunch!” said Iris Motley, the food pantry coordinator. “We hug everyone who comes in here. Because we don’t just want to feed them, we want to build them up, [...]

How a Food Pantry Turns Tears into Smiles2015-10-29T20:16:06-05:00
17 10, 2014

On the Road with Manny

2014-10-17T17:28:51-05:00

What's it like to be a Food Bank driver? And how do they distribute food to people in need? Watch the video to follow Manny on his route from Wake to Warren County and back while he drops off food at a partner agency and fills his truck back up with donations from our retail partners. [...]

On the Road with Manny2014-10-17T17:28:51-05:00
8 08, 2014

Meet the Man Behind Fresh Food Friday

2014-08-08T12:35:49-05:00

…and all of those sweet potatoes you had to sort. By Carter Crain, Food Resources Manger Yup - That's me! If you follow us on Facebook or Twitter, you probably know that every Friday we post a photo of produce that has been donated to the Food Bank, ready to distribute to folks [...]

Meet the Man Behind Fresh Food Friday2014-08-08T12:35:49-05:00