Special Events & Food Drives

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Food Bank Special Events & Food Drives

Stop Summer Hunger
June 1 - July 31, 2015
School is out, but hunger isn't! Join us for our annual food and funds drive to help provide meals to kids over the summer months. Learn more: stopsummerhunger.org.

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Community Events & Food Drives

Sandhills: Stop Summer Hunger Help-Day
Friday, June 5, 2015
Star 102.5 and John Cole's Plumbing Professionals have teamed up to help the Food Bank at Sandhills Stop Summer Hunger! Drop off your donations in the Honeybaked Ham parking lot in Aberdeen on June 5 where the Star 102.5 DJs will be broadcasting live. Can't make it in person but still want to help? Donate money online at www.stopsummerhunger.org. For more info, please visit www.star1025fm.com.

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Greenville/New Bern: The Little Bank Drive, Drop & Go!
Thursday, June 18, 2015
The Little Bank is hosting a Drive, Drop and Go food drive at their Greenville, Goldsboro, Jacksonville, Kinston, La Grange, and New Bern locations on Thursday, June 18 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Stop by and drop off your donations to help Stop Summer Hunger! For more info, please view the event flyer.

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Triangle: Sports Radio Open
Thursday, June 25, 2015
99.9 The Fan and Buzz Sports Radio WDNC-AM will host the “Sports Radio Open” on June 25 at River Ridge Golf Club in Raleigh to benefit the Food Bank's Stop Summer Hunger campaign! The tournament will be a two-man best ball format and teams will try to beat the score of radio hosts Adam Gold and Mark Thomas! For more information, visit their website. To purchase tickets, visit their Eventbrite page.  

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Retail Grocery Drives

Lowes Foods Bag Childhood Hunger Food Drive
June 1 - June 30, 2015
Lowes Foods' annual food drive kicks off June 1 at all stores in our 34 county service area, and donating is easy! Purchase a pre-packed bag of groceries to donate at the front of the store. Monetary donations will also be accepted at the register. View the event flyer for more information or visit lowesfoods.com to find the store nearest you.

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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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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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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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Moolala Daily Deals Promotion
Are you a fan of great daily deals? Sign up for Moolala! The Food Bank will receive 2% of any deals you purchase. In addition, tell your friends to sign up and YOU will get 2% of any deals they purchase, as well the Food Bank! Learn More...

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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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Outshine #GiveBrighter
Outshine is joining with Feeding America to help secure produce for Americans who struggle with hunger. From June 1 through July 31, every specially marked box of Outshine Simply Yogurt bars purchased helps get one pound of produce to local food banks. Learn more via Feeding America.

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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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