Special Events & Food Drives

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Food Bank Special Events & Food Drives

Help Us Stop Summer Hunger
Wednesday, June 1 - Sunday, July 31, 2016
For 300,000 children in our service area, summer doesn’t mean a fun-filled vacation. For them, no school means no meals. Help us provide 3.3 million meals to these children and their families by joining us in our Stop Summer Hunger Campaign. Learn more»»

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Community Events & Food Drives

PinPoint Participates in Annual Negroni Week
Monday, June 6 through Sunday, June 12, 2016
Matt Schwab, Head Bartender of Wilmington's PinPoint Restaurant has created a signature cocktail in celebration of Negroni Week an annual charity event. $1 of each Negroni sold from June 6-12 will benefit Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina in Wilmington. Learn more about Negroni Week.

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Sandhills: Sandhills Broadway Series
Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11, 2016
Enjoy an evening with Rodgers & Hammerstein at The O'Neal School in Southern Pines! A portion of proceeds will benefit the Backpack Pals of Moore County. For more information and tickets, visit touchinghumanityinc.org.

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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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Wilmington on Fire Documentary Screening and Food Drive
Saturday, June 18, 2016 (1:00 PM & 4:00 PM)
Two screenings of the documentary "Wilmington on Fire" will take place on June 18 at Williston Middle School Auditorium in Wilmington. Tickets are $10 at the door and you can also get tickets in advance at www.wofwilmington.eventbrite.com. The organizers of the screening will host a food drive. Bring any of our most-needed food items to either movie screening.

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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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8th Annual Football Food Drive Camp
Saturday, July 9th, 2016
The Annual Football Food Drive Camp and Showcase is an event that Cary Coaching Precision puts on to raise canned goods for the community. The event has raised over 6,500 pounds of canned goods over the past 7 years. This year the goal is to raise over 2,000 pounds in 7 hours! Click HERE to purchase tickets.

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Retail Food Drives

Lowes Foods   Bag Childhood Hunger Food Drive
June 1 - June 30, 2016
With school out, many area children go hungry over the summer...but you can help! During the month of June, Lowes stores are collecting donations to Bag Childhood Hunger. Visit a Lowes or Just Save today, donation bins will be placed in all stores, and monetary donations will also be accepted at the register. All donations go to local Food Bank of CENC agencies. Please help today and let's Bag Childhood Hunger together!

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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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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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