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.


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Feed the Need Food Drive
April 1-26, 2014
Join the News & Observer and help "Feed the Need" in our communities! Drop your food donations at area Harris Teeters from April 1-26 or come on out for a special "Feed the Need Day" on Saturday, April 26 at 5 select stores. For more information and store locations, visit: www.feedtheneednc.com

TASTE the event
April 23-27, 2014
Sponsored by Durham Magazine and Chapel Hill Magazine, TASTE celebrates the vibrant Durham-Chapel Hill culinary scene with a festival of food & beverage events. A portion of ticket sale proceeds from the signature event, the Grand TASTE Experience at DPAC on Thursday, April 24, will be donated to our Durham Branch. For more information, visit: www.tastetheevent.com

NC Pickle Festival
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Have fun! Eat some pickles. Pet the Animals! Eat some pickles. Get your face painted! Eat some pickles. Did we say eat some pickles? The 28th annual NC Pickle Festival will be held from April 25-27 in Mt Olive. Stop by the Food Bank table to say hi on Saturday! More details at: www.ncpicklefest.org

Stamp Out Hunger
May 10, 2014
Join the National Association of Letter Carriers for the largest one-day food drive in the nation! Look out for a designated donation bag delivered to you by your letter carrier, fill it with your donation, and your letter carrier will pick it up on May 10! For more information, visit: www.nalc.org/commun/foodrive.

Triangle British Classic Car Show
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Join us for the 18th annual NCMG Car Club's Triangle British Classic Car Show! See more than 125 cars & motorcycles representing over 60 years of British motoring history. Bring four non-perishable items and receive 1 free raffle ticket for wonderful prizes. The show runs from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm at North Hills Mall, Raleigh. More details at: www.ncmgcarclub.org

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

New Fact Card!
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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.


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Raleigh, NC 27609
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Phone: 919-875-0707
Fax: 919-875-0801
Hours**: Mon-Fri, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
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Annika Johansson, Volunteer Services Coordinator
Ashley Delamar, Vice-President of Development
Bridget McMinn, Corp & Foundation Relations Mgr
Carter Crain, Food Resources Manager
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 Manager
Kim Foresta, Director of Finance
Larry Morris, Senior Manager, Agency Services
Linda Fisher, Food Drive & Special Event Manager
Michael Abramson, Director of Human Resources
Nancy Novell, Executive Assistant
Peter Werbicki, President/CEO


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