23 06, 2016

A Day in the Life of a Food Bank Volunteer

2016-06-23T14:25:28-04:00

By Dave Minnich, Food Bank Volunteer and NetApp Employee Dave helps us kick off our Stop Summer Hunger food & fund drive at our Durham Branch. 5:25 AM: My alarm goes off for the first time… UGH! I know many folks are early risers, but I am definitely not one of them. But [...]

A Day in the Life of a Food Bank Volunteer2016-06-23T14:25:28-04:00
14 11, 2015

My Wake-Up Call in Wake County

2015-11-14T12:42:26-05:00

By Matt Abele, Social Media Ambassador for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC I recently signed up to serve as a Social Media Ambassador for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. I joined at the request of my friend Molly, a Food Bank staff member. But it didn’t take long [...]

My Wake-Up Call in Wake County2015-11-14T12:42:26-05:00
20 04, 2015

How Our Volunteers Feed Local Families

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

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 Families2015-04-20T20:09:50-04:00
7 04, 2015

Moore Co Recognizes a Leader and a Legend

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

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 Legend2015-04-07T12:27:39-04:00
24 09, 2014

Taking Hunger Action, One Minute at a Time

2014-09-24T17:44:16-04:00

By Gregory Ng, Food Bank Social Media Ambassador & CMO of Brooks Bell September is Hunger Action Month. For two years now I have taken action by staying awake for over 24 hours straight, raising money and awareness for hunger relief. And this Friday I will do it again. The third annual #FoodBank24: A New Media [...]

Taking Hunger Action, One Minute at a Time2014-09-24T17:44:16-04:00