FBCENC at Capital Blvd is fully operational

New Capital Blvd. facility fully operational

Next time you volunteer, visit, or bring donations to Food Bank CENC in Raleigh, make sure you double check the address in your GPS! After almost two decades at Tarheel Drive, you will no longer find the Food Bank there. As of November 21, 2016 all Raleigh operational aspects are running out of our sparkling…

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1 Million lbs distributed in Hurricane Matthew Relief

Your donations are making a real impact. This past week, Food Bank CENC surpassed the 1,000,000 pound milestone in our Hurricane Matthew relief efforts. Your donations made that possible. Since our previous email we’ve also surpassed 100 truckloads, aided two additional counties, and packed 1,200 more disaster relief boxes for families just returning home from…

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By the Numbers: Hurricane Matthew Relief (as of Oct. 25)

Support Continues after Matthew: Your donations in action Another week has gone by since Hurricane Matthew hit, and we’re still busy. Busy receiving generous donations of funds and supplies from folks across the state. Busy packing boxes and sending truckloads to areas still suffering from the effects of Hurricane Matthew. But it is thanks to you…

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Helping Neighbors After Matthew (as of Oct. 20)

Almost two weeks ago, the first drops of Hurricane Matthew began falling on North Carolina soil. Since then, thousands experienced power outages, flooding, and even evacuations. But when disaster strikes, the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina has a history of being there to help. In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, our ability…

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Where can I get food, following Hurricane Matthew?

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…

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Hurricane Matthew: What you can do

In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, thousands of our neighbors are without food, water, and basic supplies. (If you need help, find a Disaster Ready Agency near you from this list.) The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina is assessing immediate needs across our service area. Right now we know there are thousands…

From left, Fred Hammond, Jackie Poist, Jenny Hively and Dona Bey sort eggs at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern N.C.'s Wilmington branch Tuesday, Sept. 14. The team of volunteers repackages up to 20,000 eggs per week for distribution in the Cape Fear region. Paul Stephen/StarNews

In the News: ‘Unfortunate’ record year

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…