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The Durham Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina serves six counties in central North Carolina. They are Chatham, Durham, Granville, Orange, Person and Vance counties.

Last year over 6.2 million pounds of food was distributed to 172 agencies in those counties. The Food Bank at Durham operates 2 trucks that traveled over 40,652 miles last year. Volunteers donated over 16,605 hours of their time last year, equivalent to over 7 full-time employees

In the counties served by the Durham branch, over 96,000 individuals are at risk of hunger: 30,000 are children and over 6% are 65 years and over.


The Raleigh Coin Club Annual Money Expo & Food Drive
July 18-20, 2014
The Raleigh Coin Club is hosting a food drive at their Annual Money Expo at the Exposition Center on the State Fairgrounds! For each item you donate, you will receive a chance to win a prize donated by a local merchant. For more details, visit:

The Chef’s Academy Pastry Arts Grande Salon
Saturday, July 26
Sample the amazing desserts created by pastry chef students and enjoy food trucks, games and more at the Chef's Academy! Entry is $5 or 5 non-perishable food items, all to be donated to the Food Bank. For more info, please view the event flyer.

Fill the Bus Food Drive
Sunday, August 3
Help Durham Transit and Kroger fill the bus at the Kroger on Hillsborough Road in Durham from 9:00 - 1:00 pm! Prizes will be awarded to those who donate! For more info, please view the event flyer.

2013 Impact Report: Food Restores
Our latest Impact Report is in! Learn how we helped feed families in need last year: 2013 Impact Report »

Summer Newsletter
The Summer Edition of our newsletter Hunger Matters is in! View it here: Hunger Matters »

We've launched a blog!
Our new blog will provide a more in-depth view of our work, the people we serve, and resources for providing hunger relief to our neighbors in need. Check it out and subscribe! »

September 11, 2014
Sort-A-Rama is one of the largest corporate volunteer gatherings in the area. Join Presenting Partners Food Lion, Cisco, BlueCross BlueShield of NC, and BASF to sort 150,000 meals for families in need while fostering community engagement, teamwork, and volunteerism among your employees and/or customers! For more information, visit:

#FoodBank24: A New Media Telethon
September 26-27, 2014
The date for the third annual 24-Hour Telethon (now named #FoodBank24) has been set for Friday, September 26 starting at 12 noon and airing through September 27 at noon. The Food Bank and Gregory Ng of Freezer Burns are coming together once again to raise food, funds, and awareness as part of the national Hunger Action Month movement. Learn more at

Become a Social Media Ambassador #Durham
We’re recruiting for our Social Media Ambassadors program at our Durham 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:

Food Drives & Special Events
Be sure to check out all of the great food drives and special events going on throughout our region! You can view them all here:

New Fact Card!
Need some quick and easy facts about the Durham Branch service area? Check out the new Durham Branch Fact Card! View Fact Card »


2700 Angier Avenue, Suite A
Durham, NC 27703
Click here for directions

Phone: 919-956-2513
Fax: 919-956-7083
Hours**: Mon-Fri, 8:30 AM to 5 PM
**See Annual Closing Schedule

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Durham Area Poverty Statistics


Volunteer at the Durham Branch
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Laura Brown, Volunteer Coordinator
Don Woods, Driver/Warehouse Assistant
Larry Cooper, Housekeeper
James McAllister, Operations Supervisor
Peter Sloane, Senior Manager, Warehousing & Inventory Control
Patrick Spencer, Outreach Coordinator


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