23 01, 2017

Food Bank CENC’s top 6 moments of 2016


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
12 02, 2016

Patrick’s Food Bank Story


Meet Patrick. He’s the Outreach Coordinator at our Durham Branch and helps coordinate and recruit our partner agencies. Here is his Food Bank story: “Last December I helped organize a Food Lion Feeds mobile food pantry where Food Lion provided fresh food directly to the community right before the holidays. I helped a young lady [...]

Patrick’s Food Bank Story2016-02-12T12:10:48-05:00
15 12, 2015

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year–Except for Kids like Bradley


By Gideon Adams, Senior Manager, Programs and Outreach There are lots of reasons for Bradley to feel excited about going to school. He’s five-years-old, and couldn’t wait to start Kindergarten. Like the other kids, he looks forward to reading books with his teacher, making arts and crafts, and playing outside with his friends. But for [...]

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year–Except for Kids like Bradley2015-12-15T14:37:02-05:00
13 10, 2015

When Doing Good Goes Mobile


It was an exciting day at the Food Bank! Today our good friends at Food Lion generously donated a brand new truck that will be used as a Mobile Food Pantry. This unique vehicle, first-of-its-kind for our food bank, will empower us to provide more food, including more fresh produce, to high-need pockets of our [...]

When Doing Good Goes Mobile2015-10-13T21:02:12-04:00
23 01, 2015

Five Big Goals for 2015


We told you about what we accomplished in 2014. Here’s what we’re working on this year:   Distribute between 50-52 million pounds of food That’s more than 140,000 meals a day! Our fleet of 19 trucks expects to travel over 500,000 miles and deliver 26 tractor trailers full of food every week. Food Bank staff [...]

Five Big Goals for 20152015-01-23T17:33:59-05:00
8 01, 2015

Food Bank Best of 2014


This past year, we achieved so much together. We distributed more food, helped more kids grow healthy and strong, and raised awareness of food insecurity in central & eastern North Carolina. Here are the Food Bank highlights from 2014: We launched a blog, without which we couldn't bring you this awesome post. We partnered with an elementary [...]

Food Bank Best of 20142015-01-08T16:11:08-05:00