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.


Evening of Appreciation Postponed
Our Hunt-Morgridge Evening of Appreciation event scheduled for February 26 has been postponed. Please stay tuned for our rescheduled date and call (919) 875-0707 x3072 with questions regarding the event. Learn more »

Winter Weather Updates
Follow us on Twitter or call (919) 875-0707 to get the latest updates on Food Bank delays and closings. @FoodBankCENC »

New Blog Post!
Read about how snow days affect families struggling with hunger on our blog. Hunger Matters »

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

Chef's Academy Pastry Arts Grand Salon
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Help students at the Chef's Academy beat hunger at their spring Pastry Arts Grande Salon! $5 or 5 non-perishable food items gets you in the door of this tasty event! For more info, please view the event flyer.

Now - April 26, 2015
Just as Durham Magazine and Chapel Hill Magazine showcase the best of food and drink in this area, so does Taste the Event, bringing the pages of the magazine to life through a variety of events that bring the culinary community together. A portion of the proceeds from Taste 2015 go toward our Durham Branch. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit tastetheevent.com.

North Carolina School of Science and Math Food Drive
Saturday, March 21, 2015
The NCSSM Food Drive is back! From 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, students will be happy to collect your food or cash donations during this popular "drive-through" food drive at NCSSM campus in Durham. More details coming soon at facebook.com/NCSSMFoodDrive. 

Durham CROP Hunger Walk
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Please join us for the 41st annual CROP Hunger Walk in Durham on Sunday, March 22 at 2:30pm. Last year’s walk raised $145,000. This year the goal is to raise $180,000 with 2,500 walkers! For registration and route information, visit: www.durhamcropwalk.org.

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
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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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