14 03, 2017

Look what your donations helped us accomplish in 2016!

2017-03-14T10:20:59-05:00

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!2017-03-14T10:20:59-05:00
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
14 10, 2016

Where can I get food, following Hurricane Matthew?

2016-10-14T15:04:20-05:00

Since Hurricane Matthew hit, numerous individuals, businesses, and groups have given generously to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. (Here's how you can help too!) We're so fortunate to be supported by such a strong community. As we work to get food and basic household items to the people affected by Hurricane Matthew, our [...]

Where can I get food, following Hurricane Matthew?2016-10-14T15:04:20-05:00
5 10, 2016

Sandhills Branch Leverages Technology to Help Our Partners Feed More

2016-10-05T14:58:47-05:00

Sandy Marsh, Agency Director of Southern Mission Ministries, with her discounted computer. The goal of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina has always been to effectively distribute more food, ultimately feeding more of our hungry neighbors. As our services grow, so must the capacity of our network. By increasing access [...]

Sandhills Branch Leverages Technology to Help Our Partners Feed More2016-10-05T14:58:47-05:00
24 03, 2016

Making the Healthy Choice an Easy Choice

2016-03-24T15:52:31-05:00

By Jessica Ledbetter, Sandhills Branch Outreach Coordinator Cooking can be an intimidating skill to learn, and making nutritious, well-balanced meals every day can be time-consuming. Many of the families we serve work long hours to provide for their children and themselves, sometimes working two or three jobs to pay the bills, and they don’t always [...]

Making the Healthy Choice an Easy Choice2016-03-24T15:52:31-05:00
25 11, 2015

Sasha’s Thanksgiving Dinner

2015-11-25T17:05:23-05:00

By Michael Cotten, Director of the Food Bank at Sandhills Sasha comes to the Boys and Girls Club of the Sandhills every day after school. She likes to do arts and crafts, go in the computer lab, and play basketball in the gym. Her favorite part, though, is the warm meal. Sasha, like many of [...]

Sasha’s Thanksgiving Dinner2015-11-25T17:05:23-05:00
20 04, 2015

How Our Volunteers Feed Local Families

2015-04-20T20:09:50-05:00

Last week we had the honor to celebrate our wonderful volunteers during National Volunteer Appreciation Week. Without the hard work of dedicated and compassionate individuals, families, and corporate groups, we could not provide food to thousands of food insecure households in our service area. Our army of volunteers almost double our workforce, adding the equivalent of [...]

How Our Volunteers Feed Local Families2015-04-20T20:09:50-05:00
7 04, 2015

Moore Co Recognizes a Leader and a Legend

2015-04-07T12:27:39-05:00

We are thrilled to announce that Linda Hubbard, a former member of the Food Bank team now retired, has received the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award for Moore County. As the Director of the BackPack Pals program for more than ten years, Linda Hubbard provided hunger relief to our most vulnerable students in a county where [...]

Moore Co Recognizes a Leader and a Legend2015-04-07T12:27:39-05:00
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
5 12, 2014

The Story of One Thousand Thanksgivings

2014-12-05T12:53:28-05:00

  Last month we told you the story of a group of churches in Moore County that come together every year to prepare Thanksgiving meals for kids and their families who receive weekend meals through the BackPack Pals Program at our Sandhills Branch. We told you that this year they expected to provide 900 meals to food [...]

The Story of One Thousand Thanksgivings2014-12-05T12:53:28-05:00