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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

Tileston Outreach Food Pantry

When Wilmington families fall on really hard times, they come to Tileston Outreach near downtown Wilmington for help. Read about the critical services this partner agency provides in our blog post, When the Rut is Higher Than Your Head.

 

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

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

Legal Feeding Frenzy
March 1 - 31, 2016
The 4th Annual Legal Feeding Frenzy begins March 1st and challenges attorneys and law organizations across the state to raise the most food and funds for North Carolina's Feeding America food banks. The coveted "Attorney General’s Cup" will be awarded to the group who has collected the most by March 31st. Sign up and start your food and funds drive today! For registration information, visit ncfoodbanks.org/legalfeedingfrenzy or make a online donation to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC for your firm here: foodbankcenc.org/legalfeedingfrenzy.

Stamp Out Hunger
Saturday, May 14, 2016
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 14! For more information, visit: www.nalc.org/commun/foodrive.

 



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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


 

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