The Power of One

The damaging flood waters Hurricane Matthew brought have long since receded, yet so many families in our service area are trying to get back to some type of normalcy. Too many are still living out of hotels. Too many have lost their jobs. And too many do not have enough to eat. The Food Bank immediately…

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…

Hurricane Matthew Relief

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…

Hurricane Matthew Relief

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…

Sending Aid to Our Neighbors in South Carolina

As a provider of emergency food, we are prepared to distribute disaster relief supplies across central & eastern North Carolina. As a member of the network of Feeding America food banks, we are also prepared to help our neighboring states when disaster strikes in their region. When record amounts of rainfall, severe storms, and flooding…