FoodBank24 A 24 Hour New Media Telethon

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#FoodBank24 New Media Telethon
Show Schedule

The #FoodBank24 New Media Telethon will be hosted by Gregory Ng, Food Bank Social Media Ambassador and CMO of Brooks Bell, starting at noon on Friday, September 26 through noon on Saturday, September 27.

What will we do at the Telethon for 24 straight hours? Take a look at our show schedule below!

Schedule is subject to change...

Friday September 26, 2014

12:00 Noon to 2:00 pm: Food Truck Rodeo (all invited: no signup required) and $2,000 Challenge to Dunk Board Chair, Barry Barber

  • CANstruction Build and Food Truck Tastings
  • Staff Interview: Telethon Team (Jen Newmeyer, Linda Fisher, Jennifer Caslin, Lauren Landis, Molly Rivera)
  • Patron: Brooks Bell
  • Carolina RollerGirls Interview
  • Food Band Board Chair, Barry Barber
  • Laura Buxenbaum, SE United Dairy Industry
  • Kristin Larson, EFNEP Wake County CO-OP Extension
  • Staff Interview: Jerry Turner, Dispatch Supervisor
  • Marti Skold, Morning News Anchor, TWC News
  • Mt. Olive Pickle, Lynn Williams & Ollie Q. Cumber (Mascot)

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

  • Patron: Dude Solutions, & Melissa Buchanan & Canstruction Results
  • DUNK TANK: Barry Barber, Board Chair (If $2K challenge is met from 12 pm - 2 pm)
  • Sanderson High School, Stephanie Rhodes and Student Council Members
  • Faye Prosser, WRAL Smart Shopper
  • Canstruction Interview: Bailey Allred and Jessica Urso
  • Railhawks: 2 players TBD
  • Tamara Balderas, Thrifty Office Furniture
  • Syngenta Garden, George Aux
  • AllScripts, Joy Newhouse
  • Bill Morgenstern, Speakers Bureau
  • Mary Catherine Hinds, Carter & Louisa, CROP Walk Raleigh
  • Food Bank Board Member, Dana Lange
  • Mack Koonce, Triangle United Way CEO
  • Get Iced, Alison Mecca
  • Patron: Renaissance Dental Team
  • Staff Interview: Gideon Adams, Senior Mgr, Programs & Outreach
  • Turntable Segment: Jacob Adams Interviews Greg
  • Amazing Magic of Wayne Anderson
  • Charlie Hale, Vice-President of Operations & IT

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Social Media Mixer (advanced signup required) and $4,000 Challenge Dunk to Charlie Hale, VP of Ops/IT

  • 6 pm - 7 pm Power Hour Patron: Coastal Federal Credit Union Foundation
  • Ella and her Christmas Wish
  • Sandhills Telethon Event Live "Cut-In"
  • Patron: Triangle AMA (American Marketing Association)
  • Cedar Creek Gallery, Lisa Oakley
  • DUNK TANK: Charlie Hale, VP of Ops/IT (If goal of $4,000 during Mixer is reached.)

8:30 pm to Midnight:

  • Chef's Academy: Chef Jeffery Bane, Ashley Hanslits, students
  • Chef's Academy Cake Decorating Contest (9 pm) and Judging (9:30 pm)
  • Staff Interview: Caitlin Cohn, Retail Program Coordinator
  • Gulfstream Produce: Ryan Parker
  • NC State Fair, Jen Kendrick
  • Staff Interview: Larry Morris, Senior Mgr, Agency Services and Programs
  • Dave Minnich, Speakers Bureau Volunteer

Saturday, September 27, 2014

12:00 am to 2:00 am:  Midnight Madness Volunteer Event (advanced signup required)

  • Sweet Potato Pie Tasting & Coffee Break
  • Amber Smith, Activate Good
  • Orange Costume Contest
  • Staff Interview: Charles Burton, HR Director
  • Staff Interview: Dave Goodrich, Volunteer Manager
  • Drawings for all volunteers: gift cards and t-shirts

2:00 am to 6:00 am:

  • Critter Cuisine with Chef Rob Newmeyer
  • #Molly Hour with Staff Member, Molly Rivera

6:00 am to 10:00 am:

  • Staff Interview: Wake Up w/ Earline
  • 8:00 am: Breakfast with Chef Mario (all invited: no signup required)
  • Veggie Yoga! Blue Lotus Yoga with Suzanne Weiner
  • Staff Interview: "Emika" Emily Lumpkin and Annika Johansson, Volunteer Coordinators
  • Bennie Goetze, Volunteer Driver
  • Chef Mario: Healthy Recipe Presentation

10:00 am to 12:00 noon: Ramp Up to Finale

  • Plexus Engineering Solutions, Helen Lewis: Check Presentation
  • Premier Patron: Citrix Sharefile
  • 11:00 am: Wicked Biscuits Food Truck
  • Eva Melamed and Triplets Birthday Donations
  • Staff Interview: Ashley Delamar, VP of Development
  • Sandhills Telethon Event Live "Cut-In"
  • Bessie Mbadugha - Birthday Food Drive Kids


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Patron Supporters

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Tech Partner

Apparel Partner

The Queensboro Shirt Company

Premier Patrons

Citrix ShareFile

Power Hour Partners

Coastal Federal Credit Union Foundation

Patron Partners

Brooks Bell



Triangle AMA: American Marketing Association

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Food Truck Rodeo
Join us for Lunch
Friday, Sept. 26, Noon 

Social Media MixerStill time to Register!
Friday, Sept. 26, 6pm 

Midnight MadnessStill time to Register!
Friday, Sept. 26, Midnight 

FoodBank24 A 24 Hour New Media Telethon