EVENTS & FOOD DRIVES
Monday, November 16, 2015
Visit some of Wilmington’s finest eateries on one night in one location! Local chefs are the stars of this evening, serving up their signature cuisine to raise funds for Wilmington families struggling with food insecurity. Patrons will enjoy a live cooking demonstration by Chef Vivian Howard, host of the PBS cooking series “A Chef’s Life” and owner of Chef & the Farmer in Kinston, NC. Chef Keith Rhodes, owner of Catch in Wilmington and James Beard semi-finalist, will serve as event ambassador. Special thanks to AARP-NC Drive to End Hunger for hosting Vivian Howard and to Harris Teeter for serving as presenting sponsor. For more information, to purchase tickets, or to learn about sponsorship opportunities, visit foodbankcenc.org/ChefsFeast.
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
Crop Walk to Fight Hunger
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Help end hunger one step at a time by participating in our local Crop Walk! The 36th annual Wilmington Crop Walk is Sunday, October 11. Host a team or register as an individual walker at www.crophungerwalk.org.
8th Annual Zombie Walk
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Zombies aren't real, but hunger is. Show your support for the Food
Bank by participating in this family- friendly event in downtown Wilmington. To date the zombie walk has provided for over 20,000 meals for families served by the Food
Bank at Wilmington. Help us make it to over 25,000 meals this year! Learn more by viewing
the event on Facebook.
Food Lion Hunger Relief Day at the State Fair
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Get Ready for Food Lion Hunger Relief Day on October
22! For the twelfth consecutive year, Food Lion will sponsor Hunger Relief Day at the North Carolina State Fair. Bring five (5) cans of Food Lion brand food and
receive a ticket for free admission! Learn more at foodbankcenc.org/StateFair.
Food Day 2015
Friday, October 23, 2015
Once again the Food Bank at Wilmington is a proud participant in Wilmington’s Food Day 2015 at UNCW. The Food Bank will be accepting food donations throughout the day. For more information, please visit feastdowneast.org.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Whoa, pilgrim! We're lookin' for a little help feedin' the hungry during the holidays! Drop off your donations of frozen turkeys, hams, and canned items on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at participating Harris Teeter locations. Can't make it? You can still contribute through the Street Turkey's Virtual Food Drive. Learn more at: www.streetturkeyswilmington.org.
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 www.lowesfoods.com/community/friends-feeding-friends.