Volunteer at the Food Bank


Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Food Bank's mission. Every day, Food Bank volunteers are making a tangible contribution to our communities. In fiscal year 2015-2016, Food Bank volunteers gave a recording breaking 241,183 hours of their time. This is equivalent to 116 full-time employees -- literally doubling the size of our staff! Volunteers are vital to ensuring nutritious food reaches nearly 640,000 individuals living in food-insecure households each year.

To get started, click on the Food Bank Branch at which you would like to volunteer. Each of our branches offer different volunteer opportunities at different times. The below PDFs will give you all the information you need including available opportunities, hours, and contact information for each of our branch locations.



View Durham Volunteer Info



View Greenville Volunteer Info

New Bern


View New Bern Volunteer Info



View Raleigh Volunteer Info



View Sandhills Volunteer Info



View Wilmington Volunteer Info


Scheduled Closings

All branch locations will be closed on these holidays:

December 23-26, 2017 Christmas
December 29, 2017 - January 1, 2018 New Year's Weekend
January 13-15, 2018 MLK Weekend
March 30-31, 2018 Good Friday/Easter Weekend
May 26-28, 2018 Memorial Day
July 4, 2018 Independence Day
September 1-3, 2018 Labor Day Weekend
November 22-25, 2018 Thanksgiving
December 22-25, 2018 Christmas
December 29, 2018 - January 1, 2019 New Year's Weekend


If you have questions or would like to schedule a time to volunteer, please contact your branch's Volunteer Coordinator.

Durham Branch: Email DurVolCoord@foodbankcenc.org or call (919) 956-2513 ext. 2104

Greenville Branch: Email GreenVolCoord@foodbankcenc.org or call (252) 752-4996 ext. 2302

New Bern Branch: Email NBVolCoord@foodbankcenc.org or call (252) 752-4996 ext. 2302

Raleigh Branch: Email RalVolCoord@foodbankcenc.org or call (919) 865-3074

Sandhills Branch: Email SandVolCoord@foodbankcenc.org or call (910) 692-5959 ext. 2401

Wilmington Branch: Email WilmVolCoord@foodbankcenc.org or call (910) 251.1465 ext. 2202

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