The New Bern Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina serves 5 counties in eastern North Carolina. They are Carteret, Craven, Jones, Onslow, and Pamlico counties.

Last fiscal year, over 1.7 million pounds of food was distributed to 74 partner agencies in those counties. 

In the five counties served by the New Bern Branch 49,937 individuals are at risk of hunger: 17,829 are children, over 8% are 65 years and older.


Join our New Bern Speakers’ Bureau!
Monday, April 21, 2014
Calling all Food Bank advocates: Join our Speakers Bureau and use your voice to fight hunger! Come out and learn more at our interest meeting on Monday, April 21 at 5:30 pm at our New Bern Branch. For more details and registration, visit our Eventbrite page.

Win tickets to Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band!
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are coming to PNC Arena in Raleigh on Thursday, April 24! They have generously offered four premier tickets and four E Street Lounge passes to help raise funds to support hunger relief in our region through an online auction. You can be the lucky winner of this unforgettable experience by placing your bid now! For more information, visit

Hot Off the Press!
The Spring Edition of the Hunger Beat is in! View it here:
Hunger Beat »

Feed the Need Food Drive
April 1-26, 2014
Join the News & Observer and help "Feed the Need" in our communities! Drop your food donations at area Harris Teeters from April 1-26 or come on out for a special "Feed the Need Day" on Saturday, April 26 at 5 select stores. For more information and store locations, visit:

NC Pickle Festival
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Have fun! Eat some pickles. Pet the Animals! Eat some pickles. Get your face painted! Eat some pickles. Did we say eat some pickles? The 28th annual NC Pickle Festival will be held from April 25-27 in Mt Olive. Stop by the Food Bank table to say hi on Saturday! More details at:

Stamp Out Hunger
May 10, 2014
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 10! For more information, visit:

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

New Fact Card!
Need some quick and easy facts about the New Bern Branch service area? Print the new New Bern Branch Fact Card! View Fact Card »

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:


205 South Glenburnie Road
New Bern, NC 28560
Click here for directions

Phone: 252-514-2006
Fax: 252-752-1821
Hours**: Tues-Thurs, 9 AM to 3 PM, as required
**See Annual Closing Schedule

Brochures & Logos
New Bern Area Poverty Statistics


Volunteer at the New Bern Branch
Hold a Food Drive


Casi Dowsland, New Bern Outreach Coordinator
Mary Esther Baker, Greenville/New Bern Development Officer
Ron Ihrer, New Bern Warehouse Coordinator/Driver
Shauna Mitchell, Food & Nutrition Service Outreach Coordinator


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Beasley Broadcast Group NextMedia

New Bern Branch Volunteers

Volunteer Holiday Appreciation Luncheon hosted by GreeneWilson Attorneys at Law