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Camden Cares

This content originally appeared on Camden’s blog, and has been reposted with permission. If you look up the word “care” it is defined as the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of someone or something. The Camden Cares project is the embodiment of that very definition. All over the country, Camden Cares teams…

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Community Service: An Asset To Any Company

This content originally appeared on Rich Commercial Realty’s blog, and has been reposted with permission. Rich Commercial Realty dedicated time as volunteers for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina.  Established in 1980, the Food Bank works to provide families at risk of hunger in 34 counties. With over 800 partner agencies throughout the…

President/CEO Peter Werbicki on SNAP

Every day at the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina is a little different. We never know who will walk through our doors in need of food, education and community connections, or support with state and federal benefits. We recently heard from Laura, a single mom whose work hours had been cut, but…

FNEFL Family, staff from FNEFL and sister food banks worked together to help the community following Hurricane Irma

After Irma, Food Bank staff help Florida recover

By Ansel Prichard | Food Bank CENC Lead Volunteer Coordinator Being an employee of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina (FBCENC), you may wonder why I spent a week fighting hunger in Jacksonville, FL. Part of being a member of the Feeding America network, is banding together to help our sister food banks…

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3 Ways You Can Prepare for Hurricane Irma

Our hearts go out to individuals and families who were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. As Texas works to rebuild, the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina is working to assist those in need. In coordination with Feeding America, the Food Bank has secured two truckloads of dry goods and produce for transportation and…

Dr. Bart Ehrman

Donor Spotlight: Dr. Bart Ehrman

Americans seem to be more fragmented and divided than ever – but there is one thing we can all agree on. There is enough food in the world for everyone to have what they need, and we should all unite together – whatever our personal beliefs and situations – to combat the very real problem…

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Feeding summer hunger with produce

Hunger is on the rise during summer months. Kids are out of school, and without free breakfast and lunch. Electric bills soar as temps rise. And following the devastating impact of Hurricane Matthew, many household budgets are stretched beyond what they normally are, as families work to rebuild their lives. In the summer there is…