Angie Nesius, Food Bank CENC volunteer

Volunteer Spotlight: Angie Nesius

Angie Nesius has been volunteering with the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina since 2016. She lives in Raleigh and works as a medical biller. Rather than sorting food, Angie uses her technological savvy to assist with donor database entry and donor appreciation. How did you first come to be a Food Bank…

Volunteers from 'Life' at Food Bank CENC

Life Corporate Staff Serve at Food Bank

This content originally appeared on Life’s blog, and has been reposted with permission. “A true legacy is established over a lifetime and relates to what a human being does for others, not for himself.” – Bill Courtney Several times a year, the Life World Headquarters in North Carolina makes it a priority to serve and give back to those…

All the tools for a healthy meal

Each week our Allscripts Teaching Kitchen hosts nutrition education cooking classes (taught in both English and Spanish) for low-income families. Many of the women in the classes are single mothers working their way out of very tough situations. When they come to the Food Bank, they learn how to prepare different dishes that include healthy…

8 ways to prevent Heart Disease

February is American Heart Month – and not just the chocolate Valentine’s kind. According to the American Heart Association, “chances are, we all know someone affected by heart disease and stroke, because about 2,300 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day, an average of 1 death every 38 seconds. But together we can change that! The biggest…

Angie

Lost her job, but not losing hope

Imagine you arrive at work one day to find the doors locked, the windows shuttered, and no one answering the telephone. One day you have a job and a steady paycheck and the next you don’t, with absolutely no notice or time to prepare. That’s what happened to Angie. She showed up at the local…

Gregory Ng

Why I’m a Food Bank Sustainer

By Gregory Ng | Food Bank CENC Sustainer and Social Media Ambassador  My family and I have decided to be sustaining donors because the need is constant. I first started working with the Food Bank in 2012 because I wanted to make a difference in the area in which I live. While the issue of…

Delta volunteers at Food Bank CENC on Giving Tuesday 2017

Donor Spotlight: Delta Air Lines

In their second year of partnering with Food Bank CENC, Delta Air Lines is making a difference to help those in need in central and eastern North Carolina. Delta has provided over 250,000 meals in addition to supporting our volunteer efforts at the Raleigh and Durham Branches. Delta believes in giving back to the community…

Food Bank CENC's top moments of 2017

Top 7 Moments of 2017

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.…

Lee, of Williams Grove Baptist Church in Raleigh

Hunger Heroes among us: Lee

Lee is a soft-spoken man with a great taste in hats, and an even greater sense of purpose when it comes to caring for his community. He and his wife are in charge of the food pantry at William’s Grove Baptist Church in southeast Raleigh. Twice a week they come to the Food Bank’s Raleigh…