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The Wilmington Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina serves 4 counties in southeastern North Carolina including Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender. In these counties, more than 74,740 people live in food insecure households, almost a third of whom are children.

Last year we distributed more than 7.2 million pounds of food to our network of 108 partner agencies in the local community. Our volunteers at the branch served 13,932 hours, the equivalent to nearly 7 full-time employees. To learn more, view our Wilmington Branch Profile.

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


Special thanks to Building A Better Wilmington of UNCW for producing this wonderful video about how we feed people in need in eastern NC!


ON THE BLOG

Food Bank CENC Wilmington Branch Blog Post

By Mari Carl Duffer, Food Resource Coordinator One of our volunteers once said to me, "Feeding People Ain't for Wimps." Ain't that the truth! After spending three years farming with a small nonprofit, I know the hard work farmers put into growing their crops. I know what it takes to feed a community.

 

WILMINGTON BRANCH INFO

Photo of Wilmington Warehouse

Located at: 1314 Marstellar Street Wilmington, NC 28401
Click here for directions

Phone: 910-251-1465   |   Fax: 910-251-3591

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
See Annual Closing Schedule


NEWS & UPDATES

Volunteer Sessions Canceled Memorial Day Weekend
Our Wilmington Branch will be closed to volunteers from May 28 through May 30 due to the holiday weekend. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding!

Corporate Opportunity to Help Us Stop Summer Hunger
Summer for 300,000 children in the Food Bank’s 34-county service area doesn’t mean going to camp or the pool. It means they won’t be at school and will lose access to free and reduced-cost breakfast and lunch. Help us provide 3.3 million meals to these children and their families by joining us in our Stop Summer Hunger campaign. Learn more »

Our Summer Newsletter is In!
Read about how your donations can fill in the missing meals for children this summer, as well as upcoming events and food drives. View Hunger Matters Summer 2016 »

Become a Social Media Ambassador #ILM
We’re recruiting for our Social Media Ambassadors program at our Wilmington 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 Branch Fact Card and Profile
Learn more about our Wilmington Branch, our partner agencies, and the need in the area by viewing our new Wilmington Fact Card and Wilmington Branch Profile.


EVENTS & FOOD DRIVES

South State Bank Food Drive
May 6 - 31, 2016
Drop most-needed food items like peanut butter, canned fruits and vegetables, cereal and soups at any branch of South State Bank in the Cape Fear Region. Find the location nearest you at www.southstatebank.com/locations/.

Hunger Action Day™
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Take a special action on this day to fight hunger in our area. Visit foodbankcenc.org/HAM for ideas!

 



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WILMINGTON BRANCH CONTACTS

 

Donna Bey, Volunteer Coordinator
Beth Gaglione, Branch Director
Michael Johnson, Shopping & Product Coordinator
Emily Kraft, Food & Nutrition Services Outreach Coordinator
Erin O'Donnell, Outreach Coordinator
Michael Whittemore, Operations Supervisor

1314 Marstellar Street Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251-1465
Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm


RESOURCES

Click the images below to view and print our Branch Profile, Fact Card, and Food Drive Sign:

                            Wilmington Branch Profile    Wilmington Branch Fact Card     Wilmington Food Drive Sign


 

THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS!

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