The New Bern Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina serves 5 counties in eastern North Carolina. They are Carteret, Craven, Jones, Onslow, and Pamlico counties.
Last fiscal year, over 1.7 million pounds of food was distributed to 74 partner agencies in those counties.
In the five counties served by the New Bern Branch 49,937 individuals are at risk of hunger: 17,829 are children, over 8% are 65 years and older.
NEWS AND EVENTS
On the blog: Growing Hope in New Bern It's spring planting time in our New Bern garden! Read all about the wonderful volunteers that work hard to feed local people in need on our blog: blog.foodbankcenc.org
Stamp Out Hunger Saturday, May 9, 2015 Join the National Association of Letter Carriers for the largest one-day food drive in the nation! On Saturday, May 9, fill a bag with your food donations, put it by your mailbox, and your letter carrier will pick it up to be delivered to the Food Bank! For more information or to donate online, visit: www.foodbankcenc.org/LetterCarriers.
Become a Social Media Ambassador #NewBern We’re recruiting for our Social Media Ambassadors program at our New Bern 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