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Behind-The-Scenes: Fortifying our Disaster Relief Plan

June 1 marks the beginning of hurricane season in the Atlantic, and we are taking action to prepare our six branches and community partners to be able to provide emergency food and supplies in the event of a natural disaster. Thanks to a grant given by the Allstate Foundation through Feeding America, we are in…

The Greenville Branch Staff

Born in Crisis, Greenville Branch Continues to Serve Urgent Need

By Christal Andrews, Outreach Coordinator at the Greenville Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC   1999 was a historic year for the Food Bank. We opened our very first branch in Durham, bringing us to three total branches across central North Carolina. We opened our first Child Nutrition Program to serve…

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Preparing for Hurricane Arthur

July 7, 2014 Update:¬†After Arthur came through our Wilmington and New Bern service areas, both the Red Cross and our partner agencies reported only power outages and no major damage. As of Friday, July 4, power had already been restored to most areas, and as a result, our partner agencies did not need to provide…