Special Events & Food Drives

Special Events | Regional Events | Give & Get | Ongoing Promotions

Special Events

Win tickets to Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band!
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are coming to PNC Arena in Raleigh on Thursday, April 24! They have generously offered four premier tickets and four E Street Lounge passes to help raise funds to support hunger relief in our region through an online auction. You can be the lucky winner of this unforgettable experience by placing your bid now! For more information, visit www.foodbankcenc.org/SpringsteenAuction.

-----

Feed the Need Food Drive
April 1-26, 2014
Join the News & Observer and help "Feed the Need" in our communities! Drop your food donations at your local Harris Teeter from April 1-26 or come on out for a special "Feed the Need Day" on Saturday, April 26 at 5 select stores. For more information and store locations, visit: www.feedtheneednc.com

-----

NC Pickle Festival
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Have fun! Eat some pickles. Pet the Animals! Eat some pickles. Get your face painted! Eat some pickles. Did we say eat some pickles? The 28th annual NC Pickle Festival will be held from April 25-27 in Mt Olive. Stop by the Food Bank table to say hi on Saturday! More details at: www.ncpicklefest.org

-----

Stamp Out Hunger
May 10, 2014
Join the National Association of Letter Carriers for the largest one-day food drive in the nation! Look out for a designated donation bag delivered to you by your letter carrier, fill it with your donation, and your letter carrier will pick it up on May 10! For more information, visit: www.nalc.org/commun/foodrive.

-----

[Back to Top]


Regional Events

Greenville: Touch-A-Truck
Saturday, April 5, 2014
The Junior Women's Association of Greenville proudly presents the 4th 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 The East Carolina 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: www.jwagreenville.com or view the event flyer.

-----

Greenville: Go the Distance to End Hunger
May 24, 2014
Join us for a 5K/1M run/walk on May 24 in the Town Commons to help end childhood hunger in the Greenville community! Runners can pre-register through the website listed below or on the day of the run/walk. For more information and to register for the event, visit ecrr.us/events/gyc-5k-2014 or view the event flyer.

-----

RDU: Adult Egg Hunt
Friday, April 4, 2014
Hundreds of prize-filled eggs will adorn the grounds of Cedar Creek Gallery! The eggs will be filled with various treats and prizes, including numbers that correspond to 50 clay and glass eggs handcrafted by Cedar Creek artisans. The search will get underway for adults only at 7:00 pm. There is no charge to participate. The artists have generously donated the eggs in hopes of everyone participating making at least a $5 donation to the Food Bank. More details here: www.cedarcreekgallery.com.

-----

RDU: Durham CROP Hunger Walk
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Please join us for the 40th annual CROP Hunger Walk in Durham on Sunday, April 6 at 2:30pm. Last year’s walk raised nearly $140,000. This year the goal is $180,000 and 2,000 walkers! For registration and route information, visit: www.durhamcropwalk.org.

-----

RDU: TASTE the event
April 23-27, 2014
Sponsored by Durham Magazine and Chapel Hill Magazine, TASTE celebrates the vibrant Durham-Chapel Hill culinary scene with a festival of food & beverage events. A portion of ticket sale proceeds from the signature event, the Grand TASTE Experience at DPAC on Thursday, April 24, will be donated to our Durham Branch. For more information, visit: www.tastetheevent.com

-----

RDU: North Carolina 'Cuegrass Festival
Saturday, April 26, 2014
The Pit's 6th Annual 'Cuegrass Festival returns to Raleigh Saturday, April 26, with a jam-packed day full of great food and music, with all proceeds benefiting the Food Bank! Get all the details here: www.cuegrass.com.

-----

RDU: Triangle British Classic Car Show
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Join us for the 18th annual NCMG Car Club's Triangle British Classic Car Show! See more than 125 cars & motorcycles representing over 60 years of British motoring history. Bring four non-perishable items and receive 1 free raffle ticket for wonderful prizes. The show runs from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm at North Hills Mall, Raleigh. More details at: www.ncmgcarclub.org

-----

Sandhills: Feeding Moore
November 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Our Feeding Moore Restaurant Campaign has launched! Purchase a Food Card for $20 to make a donation to the Food Bank and receive unlimited discounts and giveaways at participating restaurants. Buy your card today by ordering online or contacting our Sandhills BranchJoin the campaign: Help our efforts by selling cards in the community! You will earn $5 for each card sold. More info: www.feedingmoore.com

-----

Wilmington: The Iron Skillet
Sunday, April 6, 2014
The 2nd Annual Iron Skillet will return April 6 on the UNCW campus from 5:30-8:30 pm. This exciting event is a unique take on an Iron Chef competition: participating chefs from Wilmington’s finest restaurants will craft their own signature dish using selected ingredients. Guests will sample the creations and vote on their favorite to declare a winner of the cook off. Tickets are $15 at the door. For more information, please call (910) 251-1465 ext. 2205 or view the event flyer.

-----

[Back to Top]


Give & Get

There are no opportunities at this time. Check back soon!

-----

[Back to Top]


Ongoing Promotions

Meals 4 Others
Do some good while you shop! Meals 4 Others is an online specialty food, personal and corporate gift store. Each purchase results in a 15% donation of the full purchase price to be given to the food bank of your choice. The cost is the same as in your local store, but the impact on hunger in your community is huge! Learn More...

-----

Moolala Daily Deals Promotion
Are you a fan of great daily deals? Sign up for Moolala! The Food Bank will receive 2% of any deals you purchase. In addition, tell your friends to sign up and YOU will get 2% of any deals they purchase, as well the Food Bank! Learn More...

-----

Move For Hunger
The Food Bank is delighted to partner with Move For Hunger - an organization that offers to pickup unwanted, non-perishable food items during the moving process and deliver them to local food banks. Simply use one of the moving partners in our area and they will provide a box for food items. You can pack it or use their professional moving staff. Move For Hunger will make arrangements for the items to be delivered to our locations. Read more about Move For Hunger or contact a partner in our service territory.

-----

Tickets For Charity!
Tickets-for-Charity gives sports and music fans an easy and convenient way to support local food banks while gaining access to great tickets not available anywhere else. Portions of ticket sales from such events and entertainers as Widespread Panic, The Boston Bruins and U2, have been passed through to the local food bank within the service of the venue’s zip code.
Simply select "Feeding America" when purchasing your next ticket to support the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC. Visit www.ticketsforcharity.com.

-----

Triangle Food Guy
Planning your next employee luncheon in the triangle? We are pleased to partner with Triangle Food Guy - a local company that offers worry-free corporate catering. A portion of all proceeds are donated to the Food Bank. Learn more: www.trianglefoodguy.com.

[Back to Top]


View Photos from Recent Events!