RALEIGH BRANCH HOME

The Raleigh Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina serves 13 counties in central North Carolina. They are Duplin, Franklin, Halifax, Harnett, Johnston, Nash, Sampson, Wake, Warren, and Wayne counties. Edgecombe and Wilson counties are shared with the Greenville Branch. Lee county is shared with the Sandhills branch.

Last year over 21.2 million pounds of food was distributed to 318 agencies in those counties. The Food Bank at Raleigh operates 8 trucks that traveled over 299,689 miles last year. Volunteers donated over 45,160 hours of their time last year, equivalent to over 21 full-time employees.

In the counties served by the Raleigh branch, over 264,012 individuals are at risk of hunger; 93,533 are children and over 8% are 65 years and over.

NEWS AND EVENTS

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 North Hills
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.

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 #Raleigh
We’re recruiting for our Social Media Ambassadors program at our Raleigh 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

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: www.foodbankcenc.org/specialevents.

BRANCH INFORMATION

3808 Tarheel Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
Click here for directions

Phone: 919-875-0707
Fax: 919-875-0801
Hours**: Mon-Fri, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
**See Annual Closing Schedule

Brochures & Logos
Raleigh Area Poverty Statistics

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MAIN CONTACTS

Amy Beros, Major Gifts Officer
Annika Johansson, Volunteer Services Coordinator
Ashley Delamar, Vice-President of Development
Bridget McMinn, Corp & Foundation Relations Mgr
Carter Crain, Food Resources Manager
Charles Burton, Director of Human Resources
Charlie Hale, Vice-President of IT & Operations
Christy Simmons, Manager of Public Relations
Dave Goodrich, Volunteer Services Manager
Earline E. Middleton, VP of Agency Svs. & Pgms
Gideon Adams, Senior Mgr, Programs & Outreach
Jen Newmeyer, Digital Media & Database Mgr
Julius Colbert, Warehouse Supervisor
Justin Reasoner, Transportation & Raleigh Warehouse Manager
Kim Foresta, Director of Finance
Larry Morris, Senior Manager, Agency Services
Linda Fisher, Food Drive & Special Event Manager
Nancy Novell, Executive Assistant
Peter Werbicki, President/CEO

PARTNERS

ABC11News & Observer LogoMorrisville Chamber of Commerce
 .Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

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Our Raleigh Branch goes ORANGE for Hunger Action Month!