Special Events & Food Drives

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Food Bank Special Events & Food Drives

Legal Feeding Frenzy
March 1 - 31, 2016
The 4th Annual Legal Feeding Frenzy begins March 1st and challenges attorneys and law organizations across the state to raise the most food and funds for North Carolina's Feeding America food banks. The coveted "Attorney General’s Cup" will be awarded to the group who has collected the most by March 31st. Sign up and start your food and funds drive today! For registration information, visit ncfoodbanks.org/legalfeedingfrenzy or make a online donation to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC for your firm here: foodbankcenc.org/legalfeedingfrenzy.

Stamp Out Hunger
Saturday, May 14, 2016
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 14! For more information, visit: www.nalc.org/commun/foodrive.

 

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Community Events & Food Drives

Triangle: Chef's Academy Pastry Arts Grand Salon
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Help students at the Chef's Academy beat hunger at their annual spring Pastry Arts Grande Salon! $5 or 5 non-perishable food items gets you in the door of this tasty event! Event flyer coming soon.

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Triangle: CANstruction
Friday, April 1, 2016
Local teams of architects, engineers, contractors, designers, and students will build structures in downtown Raleigh made entirely of canned goods, all to be donated to the Food Bank! Learn more at aiatriangle.org.

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Triangle: Cedar Creek Gallery Annual Spring Pottery & Glass Festival and Adult Egg Hunt
April 1 - April 10, 2016
Come to Cedar Creek Gallery to enjoy glass blowing demonstrations, Raku firings, live music, art raffles, and an Adult Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 1! Learn more at cedarcreekgallery.com.

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Triangle: World Beer Festival
Saturday, April 2, 2016
We are thrilled to once again be one of the charity beneficiaries of this event in Raleigh! Food Bank volunteers will be there to accept your non-perishable and monetary donations all day. For more information, please visit their website.

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Triangle: Taste the Event
April 21 - April 23, 2016
Durham Magazine and Chapel Hill Magazine's annual Taste the Event showcases the best of local food and drink through a variety of events that bring the culinary community together. A portion of the proceeds from Taste will help support our Durham Branch. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit tastetheevent.com.

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Retail Food Drives

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Ongoing Promotions

AmazonSmile
The Food Bank is an official participant of AmazonSmile! Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the Food Bank. For more info, please visit: https://smile.amazon.com

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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.

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Foodtweeks
The Food Bank has partnered with foodtweeks™, a mobile app that shows you how to keep eating your everyday foods but consume fewer calories by making a few minor changes, or tweeks. Every time you use foodtweeks™ to remove calories from your food, a donation is made to the Food Bank. Just download the free app on your Android or iPhone, create an account, enter the promo code FBCENC to double your donation, and get started! See www.foodtweeks.com for more information.

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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...

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The Great American Milk Drive
That gallon of milk you consider a staple in your refrigerator is missing from the homes of many folks in our service area that are food insecure. In partnership with Feeding America, The Great American Milk Drive makes it easy to give a gallon of nutrient-rich milk to the Food Bank with just a click of your mouse! Your monetary donation will be sent to us in the form of milk coupons that we will then use to provide milk to local families in need. Learn more and donate: https://milklife.com/give

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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 find a local mover who gives back.

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