24 10, 2018

Peter: Relief for the Town of Atkinson

2018-10-24T14:09:12-05:00

Stories of Hope I’d like to take a moment to thank you for the love and support you’ve shown as our community begins to rebuild from Hurricane Florence. It’s because of friends like you that we can provide emergency relief and support to people in central and eastern North Carolina during this time of great [...]

Peter: Relief for the Town of Atkinson2018-10-24T14:09:12-05:00
27 12, 2017

Top 7 Moments of 2017

2017-12-27T13:34:39-05:00

Each year we ask our community to help us provide millions of meals to neighbors in need, and each year you answer the call. 2017 was no exception. Fueled by your support, we worked efficiently and creatively all year long to provide the healthiest food possible to as many families, children, and seniors as possible. 1. [...]

Top 7 Moments of 20172017-12-27T13:34:39-05:00
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
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
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
29 09, 2016

In the News: ‘Unfortunate’ record year

2016-09-29T18:20:14-05:00

Our Wilmington Branch has accomplished great things in recent years. Creatively packing produce bags with tasty recipes makes it easier for partner agencies to distribute healthy food to families in need. And sorting 25,000 eggs in a single day is no small feat! During the 2015-16 fiscal year, the Wilmington team distributed 7.6 million pounds [...]

In the News: ‘Unfortunate’ record year2016-09-29T18:20:14-05:00
2 09, 2016

Food Banks Join Together to Serve the NC Coast in a Disaster

2016-09-02T17:05:42-05:00

By Jennifer Caslin, Communications Supervisor   You may remember that the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina received a grant last summer from the Allstate Foundation (through Feeding America), to develop a joint disaster plan with the Food Bank of the Albemarle. (You can check out that blog post here.) The point of [...]

Food Banks Join Together to Serve the NC Coast in a Disaster2016-09-02T17:05:42-05:00
16 04, 2016

Three Kids Who Are Especially Awesome

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

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 Awesome2016-04-16T11:05:04-05:00
31 01, 2016

When the Rut is Higher Than Your Head

2016-01-31T18:15:58-05:00

By Erin O'Donnell, Wilmington Outreach Coordinator On a quiet street a few blocks south from the heart of downtown Wilmington you’ll find Tileston Outreach, one of our partner agencies that gives food, clothes, basic health services, and furniture to 160 people in need every week. When you fall on really hard times, this is the place [...]

When the Rut is Higher Than Your Head2016-01-31T18:15:58-05:00