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.
NEWS AND EVENTS
May Volunteer Update We will have limited volunteer hours during the month of May at our Durham Branch. Please contact the Volunteer Assistant, Angela Wallace, at email@example.com for available volunteer sessions.
May Kids Days Cancelled We will not have Kids Day during the month of May at our Durham Branch. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope you'll check back with us in June!
Community Service Update Please be advised: Orientation for designated community service hours has been temporarily suspended until the beginning of June.
Curiously Cultured Charity Barbecue Sunday, May 31, 2015 Join Curiously Cultured, a gourmet & specialty food producer based out of Durham, for a delicious meal at beautiful Lake Crabtree and help provide nourishing food to families in need! For more info and to purchase tickets, please visit their Eventbrite page.
Sports Radio Open Thursday, June 25, 2015 99.9 The Fan and Buzz Sports Radio WDNC-AM will host the “Sports Radio Open” on June 25 at River Ridge Golf Club in Raleigh to benefit the Food Bank's Stop Summer Hunger campaign! The tournament will be a two-man best ball format and teams will try to beat the score of radio hosts Adam Gold and Mark Thomas! More information and ticket sales coming soon!
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