Special Events & Food Drives

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Food Bank Special Events & Food Drives

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: foodbankcenc.org/LetterCarriers.

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Food Bank at Greenville Stop Summer Hunger Kickoff
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Join us at the Greenville Branch for “It’s About Much More Than Food,” an evening to kick off our summer food & fund drive and to recognize the people in our community who have helped us distribute millions of nutritious meals since 1990. For information please call Lance Barton, Eastern Regional Director, at 252-375-8098.

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Sandhills Stop Summer Hunger Food & Fund Drive
Friday, June 3, 2016
Join Star 102.5 and help us Stop Summer Hunger in the Sandhills region! Drop off your monetary and food drive donations in the Honeybaked Ham parking lot in Aberdeen on June 3 from 7:00 am till 6:00 pm. The Star 102.5 DJs will be broadcasting live! More info coming soon at www.star1025fm.com.

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Community Events & Food Drives

Greenville: Touch-A-Truck
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Trucks! Tractors! Buses! Oh my! The Junior Women's Association of Greenville proudly presents the 6th Annual Touch-A-Truck event from 10 am - 1 pm between the Greenville Mall and Yadkin Bank. For every 5 non-perishable food items that you bring for the Food Bank at Greenville, you will receive 1 free raffle ticket. Learn more on their Facebook page.

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Triangle: Widepread Panic Concert Food & Fund Drive
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Bring a donation for the Food Bank to the Panic concert at the Walnut Creek Amphitheater! Ticket information at livenation.com.

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Triangle: Handmade Market
Saturday, May 7, 2016
The Handmade Market showcases the finest in hand-crafted art and design by independent artisans from North Carolina and beyond. The Market does not collect an admission for their show. Instead, they will offer raffle tickets for a chance to win gift baskets full of goods and/or services. All proceeds from the raffle go to the Food Bank! Learn more at www.thehandmademarket.com.

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Triangle: British Classic Car Show
Saturday, May 14, 2016
The North Carolina MG Car Club is proud to again support the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina by donating a portion of the show's proceeds to the Food Bank! There will also be a food drive at the event. For every 2 food items donated, attendees will receive 1 free raffle ticket. For more information, please visit their website.

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Triangle: "Spoon to Mouth" Fundraiser Event
Friday, May 20, 2016
Join the Roundabout Art Collective in Raleigh for their “Spoon to Mouth” fundraiser event to benefit the Food Bank! Tickets are $50 and include handcrafted ceramic plate or bowl, soup, bread, and wine pairing. The “Spoon to Mouth” event will also host live music, a pottery wheel demonstration, and local art on display at the gallery. Tickets can be purchased online at: www.roundaboutartcollective.com. Or click here to view the event flyer.

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Triangle: BAPS Charities Walk Green 2016 Event
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Join BAPS to raise funds for local charities including the Food Bank! For information on the walk, please visit their website.

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Triangle: 2nd Annual Sports Radio Open Golf Tournament
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
99.9 The Fan and The Buzz Sports Radio will host the 2nd Annual Sports Radio Open Golf Tournament on June 21 to benefit the Food Bank’s Stop Summer Hunger campaign. Tickets go on sale March 24th and are available online or can be purchased during business hours at 3100 Highwoods Blvd, Raleigh. Twosomes will be accommodated. Individual registrants will be grouped with another player. Last year’s tournament raised over $6,000 for the Food Bank. Let's make this year even bigger! Tickets and more information available at www.wralsportsfan.com/sportsradio.

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Retail Food Drives

Lowes Foods Toothpaste & Toothbrush Drive
April 20 - May 10, 2016
Help make sure local kids have healthy teeth! Check your local Lowes for special pricing on toothpaste and toothbrushes, and donate them at the register. They will come directly to the Food Bank, and we will then give them to local kids in need!

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Ongoing Promotions

AmazonSmile
The Food Bank is an official participant of AmazonSmile! Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the Food Bank. For more info, please visit: https://smile.amazon.com

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Triangle Food Guy
Planning your next employee luncheon in the triangle? We are pleased to partner with Triangle Food Guy - a local company that offers worry-free corporate catering. A portion of all proceeds are donated to the Food Bank. Learn more: www.trianglefoodguy.com.

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Foodtweeks
The Food Bank has partnered with foodtweeks™, a mobile app that shows you how to keep eating your everyday foods but consume fewer calories by making a few minor changes, or tweeks. Every time you use foodtweeks™ to remove calories from your food, a donation is made to the Food Bank. Just download the free app on your Android or iPhone, create an account, enter the promo code FBCENC to double your donation, and get started! See www.foodtweeks.com for more information.

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Meals 4 Others
Do some good while you shop! Meals 4 Others is an online specialty food, personal and corporate gift store. Each purchase results in a 15% donation of the full purchase price to be given to the food bank of your choice. The cost is the same as in your local store, but the impact on hunger in your community is huge! Learn More...

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The Great American Milk Drive
That gallon of milk you consider a staple in your refrigerator is missing from the homes of many folks in our service area that are food insecure. In partnership with Feeding America, The Great American Milk Drive makes it easy to give a gallon of nutrient-rich milk to the Food Bank with just a click of your mouse! Your monetary donation will be sent to us in the form of milk coupons that we will then use to provide milk to local families in need. Learn more and donate: https://milklife.com/give

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Move For Hunger
The Food Bank is delighted to partner with Move For Hunger - an organization that offers to pickup unwanted, non-perishable food items during the moving process and deliver them to local food banks. Simply use one of the moving partners in our area and they will provide a box for food items. You can pack it or use their professional moving staff. Move For Hunger will make arrangements for the items to be delivered to our locations. Read more about Move For Hunger or find a local mover who gives back.

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