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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…

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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…

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…

Food Bank CENC’s top 6 moments of 2016

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…

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…