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Join us at the fair for Food Lion Hunger Relief Day at the 2017 North Carolina State Fair on Thursday, October 19!

Food Lion Hunger Relief day is one of the largest one-day canned-food drives in the state, held each year to benefit food banks across North Carolina.

Participation is easy:

Step 1

Bring five cans of Food Lion brand food to the NC State Fair on Thursday, October 19.

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Step 2

Exchange your food for one free admission ticket.

 

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Step 3

Feel great about supporting a worthy cause while saving money!

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Last year, fairgoers provided over 240,000 pounds of food on Food Lion Hunger Relief Day. In the 24-year history of the event, more than 4.8 million pounds of food have been donated by fairgoers!

Help make this a record year to support our neighbors in need. Join us Thursday, October 19 at the NC State Fair in Raleigh!

 

Get social! Post using #HungerReliefDay and follow the action on our Twitter Page or Instagram Account!

On behalf of the 800 partner agencies and nearly 650,000 people who are food insecure in our service area,
we thank the NC State Fairgoers, Food Lion, the State Fair Staff and our incredible volunteers!


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If this year’s goal is met, the N.C. State Fair will donate $1,000 to the Food Bank. If donations reach 275,000 pounds, the Fair will donate $2,500. Should donations total 300,000 pounds or more, $5,000 will be donated.