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.


Holiday Closings
The Durham Branch will be closed to volunteers November 26 - 29 for Thanksgiving. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding!  

Fall Newsletter
The Fall 2014 Edition of our newsletter Hunger Matters is in! View it here: Hunger Matters »

Students Against Hunger
October-December, 2014
Did you know that almost 50% of students in our 34 county service area qualify for free or reduced-price lunch? It is difficult for any student to excel academically when they come to school hungry. So we invite all students, staff, parents and teachers to join our Students Against Hunger food and funds drive to help feed hungry children and their families in our community. More info here: Students Against Hunger

Holiday Meals Drive
November 1 - December 31, 2014
No child or family should go hungry during the holidays. But with your help, they won't! That's the power of your giving when you contribute to the Food Bank's Holiday Meals Drive. Learn how you can make a difference at foodbankcenc.org/HolidayMeals.

Food Drive Box Decorating Contest
November 1 - December 26, 2014
Holding a food drive for the holidays? Decorate your box and enter our contest! Entering is easy... Just email us the photo! More details at foodbankcenc.org/BoxContest

Heart of Carolina & Drive Through Day
November 21-December 10, 2014
The 28th annual ABC11 Heart of Carolina food drive kicks off on November 21 and wraps up with a "Drive Through Day" on Wednesday, December 10 at select Kroger stores. For more information, visit our Heart of Carolina webapge.

Bowl a Turkey at King's in Raleigh
November 1 - 21, 2014
Bowl a Turkey and King’s will donate a turkey to the Food Bank! As easy as pumpkin pie, right? For more info, please visit their website: kingsbowlamerica.com/raleigh

Harris Teeter Harvest Feast Food Drive
November 1-30, 2014
Join us for Harris Teeter's annual Harvest Feast Food Drive and Donation Card Campaign. Look for details at your local Harris Teeter to donate food in the lobby or funds at the register! Fore more information, please visit harristeeter.com/community.

Bethesda Christian Academy Shop ‘Til You Drop Extravaganza
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Bring a minimum of 2 canned goods to the Community Vendor Market and receive 2 free tickets to the Kids Zone area! Fore more information on this event, please visit Shop.BCACrusaders.org.

Carolina Hurricanes Stock the Pantry Food Drive
November 6 - 13, 2014
Stock the Pantry Food Drive presented by Harris Teeter will benefit the Food Bank! All who donate two or more non-perishable food items will receive a buy-one-get-one-free ticket voucher for the November 13 game against the Winnipeg Jets and will also be entered to win a team-signed stick! For more info on how to donate, please visit the Hurricanes' website.

Help Feed a Classmate with Zaxby's of Knightdale
November 12 - December 3, 2014
Bring a non-perishable food item to support our Weekend Power Pack Program and receive special something from Zuzy at Kidz Nights between Wednesday, November 12 and Wednesday December 3! For more information, please visit facebook.com/zaxbysknightdale.

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: www.foodbankcenc.org/SMA


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


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Laura Brown, Volunteer Coordinator
Larry Cooper, Housekeeper
Tarrance Francis, Shopping & Product Coordinator
Maurice Harrell, Driver/Warehouse Assistant
James McAllister, Operations Supervisor
Peter Sloane, Senior Manager, Food Safety & Warehouse Compliance
Patrick Spencer, Outreach Coordinator
Angela Wallace, Volunteer Assistant
Don Woods, Driver/Warehouse Assistant


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