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The New Bern Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina serves 5 counties including Carteret, Craven, Jones, Onslow, and Pamlico. This area is also shared with our Greenville Branch. In these counties, more than 62,780 people live in food insecure households, more than a third of whom are children.

Last year we distributed more than 2.5 million pounds of food to our network of 81 partner agencies in the local community. Our New Bern Branch also has its own community garden that provided 7,500 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables to the local community last year.

For every dollar donated, we can provide 5 meals to the New Bern community! Get involved today by making a donation, signing up to volunteer, or hosting a food drive!


Giving Tuesday: $1 = 10 Meals

Double your impact on Giving Tuesday! Your gift will go twice as far on Tuesday, December 1 thanks to a matching gift from our generous partners Railinc and Harris Teeter. Every dollar donated will be matched up to $20,000! Donate now.



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Located at: 205 South Glenburnie Road New Bern, NC 28560
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Phone: 252-514-2006
Fax: 252-514-0701

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
See Annual Closing Schedule


New Eastern Regional Director
We've hired a new Eastern Regional Director to serve the New Bern and Greenville communities! Read Lance's story on our blog: A Letter from Our New Eastern Regional Director.

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:



Holiday Meals Drive
Through December 31, 2015
Help ensure no one goes hungry this holiday season. Give the gift of a meal and you'll help feed local children, seniors, and families in need. For every dollar donated, we can provide five meals. Learn more and donate.

Students Against Hunger
October - December, 2015
In our annual school food drive and friendly competition, students of all ages across our service area collect food and funds to help families in our communities. Join us this year by hosting a food drive at your school and help make a real difference in the lives of students in our area. More info here: Students Against Hunger

Food Drive Box Decorating Contest
November 1 - December 23, 2015
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

Share Your Christmas Food Drive
December 7 - 10, 2015
Our Greenville and New Bern Branches will once again partner with WCTI NewsChannel 12 for the Share Your Christmas Food Drive! WCTI will broadcast live and collect donations of food and funds from several Food Lion store locations in Greenville, Morehead City, New Bern, and Jacksonville. For more information, please visit


Lowes Foods Friends Feeding Friends
October 1 - December 31, 2015
For 20 years, this food and fund drive has helped feed our neighbors in need. Look for pre-packaged bags of food or donate your own items at your local Lowes Foods store. You can also donate money at the register. For store information, please visit

Food Lion Feeds: Holidays Without Hunger
November 18 - December 22, 2015
Purchase a pre-packaged box of food for $5 or make a cash donation at the register of your local Food Lion store. All donations will come straight to the Food Bank to help feed families this holiday season! For more info, visit:

Feed the Hungry with Kroger
Through December 31, 2015
Look for pre-packaged boxes at your local Kroger to help provide food to families this holiday season.

Carlie C's Caring for our Community Food Drive
Through December 31
It's easy to give back at Carlie C's! Purchase a $5 or $10 bag of food at the register. All bags have shelf stable food and non-food essentials such as peanut butter, canned vegetables, pasta, black beans, toothpaste, and shampoo. All donations will go to help local families! For more info, please visit your local Carlie C's.

Give Back with Earth Fare
Through December 31
Earth Fare in Brier Creek has launched a new donation program for the holiday season called “Give Back” to provide food to local families in need. Donate $1, $5, $10, $25, or more at the register!





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New Bern Branch Fact CardNew Bern Branch Profile


Delores Ortiz, FNS Outreach Coordinator
Hannah Huesman, Outreach Coordinator
James Montanye, Operations Supervisor
Lance Barton, Eastern Regional Director

205 South Glenburnie Road, New Bern, NC 28560, (252) 514-2006, Open Tuesday-Thursday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm




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