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President's Circle


Partnership Recognition Program

We deeply appreciate the broad spectrum of support from the community including our corporate, foundation, government/civic donors. Our President’s Circle donor recognition program incorporates levels of partnership and corresponding recognition. These levels reflect cumulative financial contributions, product donations, in-kind support/services, matching gift programs, and volunteer service for fiscal year 2016-2017. We thank you!

Humanitarian Partners  |  Mission Partners  |  Signature Partners  |  Philanthropic Partners

Top Financial, Food, & Volunteer Partners for Fiscal Year 2016-2017

Humanitarian Partners

Humanitarian Partners have made cumulative contributions in excess of $200,000 or a minimum of 1 million pounds of food within fiscal year 2016-2017.

Humanitarian Partners 2016-17


Mission Partners

Mission Partners have made cumulative contributions between $100,000 - $199,999 within fiscal year 2016-2017.

Burch Farms Marks Produce
CALEDONIA FARMS Pepsi-Cola
Fords Produce Co. Inc. Reser's/Don Poncho East
FreshPoint SIX L'S PACKING COMPANY
Harvey Fertilizer and Gas Co. Sysco Foodservice

Signature Partners

Signature Partners have made cumulative contributions between $50,000 - $99,999 within fiscal year 2016-2017.

Bank of America Charitable Foundation Live Oak Bank
Bruegger's Bagels Store NASH PRODUCE
Carlie C's  Nationwide Insurance Foundation
Carolina Farmin' Nature's Way Farms, Inc
COTT BEVERAGES Perdue Farms
Credit Suisse Americas Foundation Piggly Wiggly
Enterprise Holdings ROBINSON FARMS
Fresh-Pik Produce Inc. Sara Lee
Goodwill Smithfield Foods
Gulfstream/Parker AG The Fresh Market
Jackson's Farming Co. Tosa Foundation
John Deere Foundation United Way of the Cape Fear Area
Kelloggs/Austin Quality Foods

Philanthropic Partners

Philanthropic Partners have made cumulative contributions between $10,000 - $49,999 within fiscal year 2016-2017.

AARP Foundation Mims Distributing Company
Allscripts Morgan Stanley Community Affairs
Ann C. & C. Hamilton Sloan Foundation National Council on Aging
Bailey Foundation NC Retail Merchants Assoc.
BASF NETAPP
Birdseye Renewable Energy, LLC New Bern Community Garden
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Norfolk Southern Foundation
BlueCross BlueShield NC Workplace Giving Oak Foundation LTD.
Bob Barker Company Foundation PepsiCo Foundation
Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church Piedmont Financial Trust Company
Cameron Charitable Trust Port City Community Church
Cape Fear Memorial Foundation Prism Research Glass, Inc.
Carlson Family Foundation QUALCOMM Matching Grant Program
Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Railinc Corporation
Caterpillar Foundation Richard Chapman Cleve Fund
CenturyLink RJM Foundation
City of Wilmington RTI International
Clark Pavement Marking, Inc. Saint Mark Catholic Church
Clay Foundation - East, Fund B SAS
Commissary Cherry Point Save-A-Lot
Costco Wholesale Scheick-Verrochi Family Foundation
Cox Farms Snyder's-Lance
Croasdaile Village Residents Associates SunTrust Foundation
Curtis Foundation Inc. TD Charitable Foundation
Darden Restaurants, Inc. Foundation Teachey Produce, Inc.
Dude Solutions, Inc. The Hamsa Foundation
Duke Energy Foundation Matching Gifts Program The J. H. Walker Legacy Foundation
Dunkin Donuts The LWH Family Foundation
East Carolina Organics The News & Observer
Eddie & Jo Allison Smith Family Foundation The Produce Box
Feast Down East The Rosenberg Foundation Inc.
First Fruits Farms The TJX Foundation, Inc.
French's Food Company LLC The Woodforest Charitable Foundation
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy/Americas Troan Foundation, Inc.
General Mills, Inc. Tyson Farms
Genworth Foundation Tyson Foods
Gipson Family Foundation Tyson Foods, Inc.
GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Matching Gifts US Food Service
Golden Corral  Vertex Railcar Corporation
Golden State Foods Foundation Vidant Medical Center Foundation
Hillsdale Fund, Inc. W.E. BAILEY PRODUCE
Jersey Mike's Co-Op Walt Disney Company
John W. Roffe and Marjorie A. Roffe Endowment White Memorial Presbyterian Church
John William Pope Foundation Whole Foods Market
JustSave William C. Ethridge Foundation, Inc.
Kellogg Company Williams Farm
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger Wood Farms
MetLife Foundation Yardi Systems, Inc.

 

Top Partners

We are grateful to our top partners in the categories of financial donations, food industry donations, and volunteers for the previous fiscal year of 2016-2017.

Top Financial Partners Top Food Industry Partners Top Volunteer Partners
William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust
Walmart 

Cisco Systems
Publix Super Markets Charities
Food Lion Feeds
Tosa Foundation
Nationwide Insurance Foundation
Live Oak Bank
Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Food Lion Feeds
Walmart
Full House Farms
Publix
Target
Lowes Foods
Society of St. Andrews
Harris Teeter
Kroger
Mt Olive Pickle Co

Cisco Systems
SAS
NetApp 
Food Lion Feeds
Community Workforce Solutions
Activate Good
East Carolina University
North Carolina State University
The Arc of the Triangle
Credit Suisse Americas

 

Individual Gift Donors

In addition, we wish to thank the thousands of individual donors who send gifts large and small throughout high and low economic times to ensure that families, children, and seniors have enough to eat. Without their support, we would not be able to carry out our mission.

 

Social Media Ambassadors

SMA LogoOur Social Media Ambassadors carry out the message of our mission through their social networks. Comprised of social media professionals, technology enthusiasts & networked individuals, these folks volunteer for the Food Bank by utilizing their online communities to help promote Food Bank activities and events. View our current Social Media Ambassadors.


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