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MAY 2012

Feed the Need: A Great Success! 

Feed the Need 2012The News & Observer's Feed the Need food drive culminated on April 21 with "Feed the Need Day" at select Harris Teeters. With the generous community support, nearly 115,000 meals will be provided!  Deepest thanks to the News & Observer, Harris Teeter, thoughtful donors & amazing volunteers.
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Sort-A-Rama 2012 

Sort-a-RamaOn April 19, 350 volunteers gathered to help "sort out" hunger by bagging 40,000 pounds of rice at the Dorton Arena. In just a few hours, these hard-working volunteers helped provide 35,000 meals to our communities! Deepest thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC & Cisco, with support by BASF & IBM.
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Thirty Years of Fighting Hunger

Sandhills 30th AnniversaryOn March 20, the Food Bank at Sandhills celebrated its 30th Anniversary. Food was donated by Chef Otto (Dormie Club) & music by A New Creation. Guests remembered the early days and noted the accomplishments of the branch. Special thanks to Janet Castrovinci & committee for a wonderful evening!
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A 50-Million Pound Milestone

Durham 50 Million MilestoneOn April 17, the Durham Branch of the Food Bank reached its 50 million pound distribution milestone! Urban Ministries of Durham placed 131 pounds of white potatoes on the scale and became a part of Food Bank history. We thank and congratulate the hardworking staff & volunteers at Durham!
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BB&T Employees Light Up New Bern

BB&T Lighthouse Project VolunteersOn April 17, over 30 BB&T Lighthouse Project employees volunteered at the Food Bank at New Bern. They sorted/labeled 7,500 pounds of canned products and prepared the Community Garden for summer harvesting. BB&T also donated $3,200, which was applied toward a water meter for the garden!
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Contents


• Feed the Need Results

• Sort-A-Rama 2012

• Sandhills Anniversary

• Durham Milestone

• New Bern Volunteers




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