The Greenville Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina serves ten counties in eastern North Carolina. They are Carteret, Craven, Edgecombe, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt & Wilson counties. Edgecombe and Wilson counties are shared with our Raleigh Branch. Carteret, Craven, Jones, Onslow, and Pamlico are shared with our New Bern Branch.
Last fiscal year, over 7 million pounds of food was distributed to 91 agencies in those counties. The Food Bank at Greenville operates three trucks that traveled over 85,423 miles last year. Volunteers donated over 36,000 hours of their time last year, equivalent to over 17 full-time employees.
In the counties served by the Greenville branch, over 148,980 individuals are at risk of hunger: 45,480 are children and over 7% are 65 years and over.
NEWS AND EVENTS
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New Blog Post! Read about how snow days affect families struggling with hunger on our blog. Hunger Matters »
Winter Newsletter The Winter 2014 Edition of our newsletter Hunger Matters is in! View it here: Hunger Matters »
Touch-A-Truck Saturday, April 25, 2015 The Junior Women's Association of Greenville proudly presents the 5th annual Touch-A-Truck event. Big rigs, emergency vehicles, construction equipment, and all the other big machines that make kids say "whoa!" will be on display from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in the parking lot area between the Greenville Mall and Yadkin Bank. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door, with some of the proceeds going to the Food Bank. For more information, visit:
Become a Social Media Ambassador #GreenvilleNC We’re recruiting for our Social Media Ambassadors program at our Greenville Branch! We invite social media professionals, technology enthusiasts & networked individuals to "use their social media powers for good" and join the Food Bank as Social Media Ambassadors! Learn more and sign up: www.foodbankcenc.org/SMA