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2014

July 8, 2014
Live Oak Bank Volunteers to Help Stop Summer Hunger

July 2, 2014
Wilmington: Food Bank Prepares to Act as First Responder in Eastern North Carolina

July 2, 2014
New Bern: Food Bank Prepares to Act as First Responder in Eastern North Carolina

June 27, 2014
Peanut Proud, NC Peanut Growers Donate Seven Pallets of Peanut Butter to Local Food Bank

June 25, 2014
Live Oak Bank Issues $25,000 Challenge to Feed Kids this Summer

May 28, 2014
Director of BackPack Pals Program Retires: Food Bank to Continue Serving Moore County Children

May 21, 2014
New Bern Food Bank Receives New Freezer

May 16, 2014
Letter Carriers Performed Double Duty: Food Bank Releases Final Totals for 34-county area

May 12, 2014
Letter Carriers Performed Double Duty: Food Bank Releases Preliminary Totals for 34-county area

May 8, 2014
Letter Carriers in Wilmington to Perform Double Duty on Saturday During "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive

May 8, 2014
Letter Carriers in the Triangle to Perform Double Duty on Saturday During "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive

May 8, 2014
Letter Carriers in Sandhills to Perform Double Duty on Saturday During "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive

May 8, 2014
Letter Carriers in Greenville to Perform Double Duty on Saturday During "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive

April 28, 2014
Food Bank Announces Preliminary Numbers For News & Observer Feed the Need Day

April 22, 2014
News & Observer to Bring Spring Food Drive to a Close with a Drive Up Day to Collect Food and Funds

April 15, 2014
Food Bank CENC Receives Donation from Walmart Foundation to Fight Childhood Hunger, Purchase Truck

April 8, 2014
Durham Food Bank Celebrates New Location with Ribbon Cutting

March 27, 2014
North Carolina Premiere of Farmland Movie, Tickets to Benefit Food Bank CENC

February 28, 2014
Food Lion Donating Produce Equivalent to 5,200 Meals to Food Bank Partner Agency

January 31, 2014
Food Lion to Donate Produce Equivalent to 5,200 Meals to Food Bank Partner Agency

2013

December 18, 2013
Annual WCTI Newschannel 12 Share Your Christmas Food Drive Raises nearly 17,000 Meals

December 16, 2013
Major Community Support During 27th ABC 11 Heart of Carolina Food Drive Exceeds 6 Million Pound Goal

December 12, 2013
Food Bank Gears Up for TEFAP Distribution in Person County

December 5, 2013
Food Bank Wins Morgan Stanley Award to Expand Program Delivering Nutritious Meals to Children & Families

November 27, 2013
Food Bank Prepares to Serve Dual Roles: First Responder in Eastern NC

November 19, 2013
27th Annual ABC 11 Eyewitness News Heart of Carolina Food Drive to Kick Off on Friday

November 11, 2013
Hunger Heroes: Food Bank Veterans Continue to Serve

November 1, 2013
Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC Announces Total For 2013 Food Lion Hunger Relief Day Donations

October 23, 2013
Food Lion Hunger Relief Day to Be Held Tomorrow at NC State Fair: 5 Cans of Food = Free Admission

October 23, 2013
Greenville Food Bank Celebrates New Location with Ribbon Cutting

October 15, 2013
Food Bank Receives Funds to Help Fill Gap: Increase in Emergency Food Assistance Requests Expected in November

October 10, 2013
Food Bank Readies to Fill the Gap: 40,000 Food Lion Gift Cards Arrive

October 2, 2013
Greenville Food Bank on the Move to a New Location

September 17, 2013
What A Difference 24 Hours Makes: Food Bank’s 24 Hour Telethon raises more than $50,000

September 13, 2013
Food Bank, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Cisco and Food Lion Team Up for 9/11 Day of Service: 700 Volunteers Bag 100,000 Meals for Hunger Action Month

September 3, 2013
Food Bank to Hold Second Annual 24-Hour Telethon

September 3, 2013
September is Hunger Action Month: Food Bank to hold events for community to take action

July 24, 2013
Peanut Proud, NC Peanut Growers Donate Seven Pallets of Peanut Butter to Food Bank

July 15, 2013
Food Bank at New Bern and Pamlico County School System Distribute Food and Books

July 9, 2013
Food Lion to Make Monthly Produce Donations to Food Bank Agencies Over Next Quarter

June 21, 2013
The Grainger Foundation Supports Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina

June 5, 2013
Greenville Food Bank to Distribute New Refrigerators and Freezers to Partner Agencies

June 3, 2013
Stop Summer Hunger at Streets at Southpoint Collects More than 3300 Meals During Kickoff

May 30, 2013
Food Bank, ABC 11, Bayer CropScience, Cisco to Stop Summer Hunger at Streets at Southpoint

May 30, 2013
Nationwide Insurance Foundation Gives Food Bank $30,000

May 29, 2013
Sandhills to Distribute New Refrigerators and Freezers to Partner Agencies

May 12, 2013
Letter Carriers Performed Double Duty during "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive"

May 9, 2013
Triangle Letter Carriers to Perform Double Duty on Saturday During "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive"

May 9, 2013
Greenville Letter Carriers to Perform Double Duty on Saturday During "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive"

May 9, 2013
Wilmington Letter Carriers to Perform Double Duty on Saturday During "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive"

May 9, 2013
Sandhills Letter Carriers to Perform Double Duty on Saturday During "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive"

April 16, 2013
Food Bank Wins National Award for Excellence in Food Banking

February 4, 2013
Sweet Potato Drop to be Held at New Bern Food Bank

2012

December 6, 2012
Major Community Support During 26th ABC11 Heart of Carolina Food Drive Exceeds 5.5 Million Pound Goal

November 15, 2012
Food Bank Gears Up for Pre-Thanksgiving TEFAP Distribution in Halifax County

November 14, 2012
26th Annual ABC11 Eyewitness News Heart of Carolina Food Drive to Kick Off on Friday

November 11, 2012
Hunger Heros: Triangle Veterans at Food Bank Continue to Serve

November 7, 2012
Sandhills Food Bank Appoints New Operations Supervisor

November 2, 2012
Food Bank, GlaxoSmithKline Provide More Than 33,000 Meals, Toys to Families

October 25, 2012
Food Bank, GlaxoSmithKline Team Up to "Bag" Hunger

October 23, 2012
Food Bank Announces FINAL Total For Food Lion Hunger Relief Day Donations

October 19, 2012
Food Bank Announces Preliminary Total Food Lion Hunger Relief Day Donations

October 19, 2012
Food Bank Unloading and Weighing Food Lion Hunger Relief Day Donations

October 1, 2012
Food Bank Offers Food Stamp Challenge: Participants to live on $4.15 a day food budget

September 27, 2012
Sandhills Food Bank Announces New Council: Ready to Fight Hunger in Central NC

September 20, 2012
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina to Distribute TEFAP in Scotland Neck

September 10, 2012
What A Difference 24 Hours Makes: Food Bank's 24 Hour Telethon raises over 100,000 meals

August 28, 2012
Food Bank to Hold 24-Hour Telethon to Kickoff Hunger Action Month

August 22, 2012
Epiphany School to Volunteer at New Bern Food Bank

July 10, 2012
Kids Summer Stock Campaign Far Exceeds 2012 Goal

July 10, 2012
Kids Summer Stock Campaign Reaches Halfway Point

July 10, 2012
Volunteers Needed To Help Food Bank Garden Grow in New Bern

June 13, 2012
Wilmington Food Bank Reaches 5 Million Pound Milestone

June 8, 2012
Champions For Kids Event Collects More Than 5,000 Meals For Local Food Bank To Provide to Children This Summer

May 25, 2012
BB&T Employees Light Up Food Bank: Lighthouse Project shines bright for families in central & eastern North Carolina

May 25, 2012
RTI International Donates $2,500 to Food Bank: Donation assists with distribution of 60,000 lbs of produce

May 24, 2012
Food Bank Champions For Kids Hunger Relief Day: The Streets at Southpoint and Food Lion Support Kids Summer Stock Kickoff

May 24, 2012
Food Bank Partners with Eight Days of Hope: Restoration continues for families in Pamlico County hit by Hurrican Irene

May 24, 2012
Food Bank Releases Final Stamp Out Hunger Totals for 34-County Service Area

May 13, 2012
Letter Carriers Performed Double Duty: Food Bank Releases Preliminary Stamp Out Hunger Totals

May 10, 2012
Raleigh, Durham Letter Carriers to Perform Double Duty on Saturday During "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive"

May 10, 2012
Greenville Letter Carriers Perform Double Duty on Saturday During "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive"

May 10, 2012
Wilmington Letter Carriers Perform Double Duty on Saturday During "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive"

April 20, 2012
BB&T Employees Light Up New Bern Food Bank In Honor of National Volunteer Week

April 19, 2012
The Food Bank, BCBSNC and Cisco Team Up to Provide 35,000 Meals to North Carolinians at Risk of Hunger

April 17, 2012
News & Observer To Bring Spring Food Drive To A Close With Drive Up Day

April 17, 2012
Durham Food Bank Reaches Milestone: 50 Million Pounds Distributed Since 1999

April 13, 2012
Food Bank's Durham Branch a Few Pounds Away from Milestone: 50 Million Pounds Distributed Since 1999

April 13, 2012
BB&T Employees to Volunteer at New Bern Food Bank In Honor of National Volunteer Week

April 9, 2012
News & Observer Aims to Help Children with Spring Food Drive

April 4, 2012
Marines From Camp Lejeune Volunteer at Greenville Food Bank

April 3, 2012
Food Bank New Administrator for TEFAP in Columbus County

April 3, 2012
NACCO Donates Equipment to Local Food Bank

April 2, 2012
In Tough Times, Community Still Helps Food Bank Provide Basic Need in Record Numbers

March 29, 2012
Marines From Camp Lejeune to Participate in Food Bank at Greenville Kids Day

February 21, 2012
Dr. Jim Leutze to Chair Wilmington Regional Council

January 27, 2012
Food Bank to Unveil Rebranded Fight Against Childhood Hunger

January 20, 2012
Caterpillar Foundation Donates $15,000 to Food Bank CENC

2011

November 16, 2011
25th Annual ABC11 Eyewitness News Heart of Carolina Food Drive to Kick Off on Friday

November 16, 2011
Sunrise Broadcasting to Hold Annual 24-Hour Food Drive: Aims to raise 24,000 meals

November 15, 2011
Operation Homefront of North Carolina to be Hosted by Food Bank at New Bern

November 10, 2011
HUNGER HEROES: Vets at Food Bank Continue to Serve

November 4, 2011
Wells Fargo Makes $28,000 Contribution to Food Bank: Customers select the Food Bank to receive award

October 24, 2011
Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina Releases FINAL Results for Food Lion Hunger Relief Day

October 21, 2011
Food Bank Releases Preliminary Results for Food Lion Hunger Relief Day

October 21, 2011
Food Bank Weighing Food Lion Hunger Relief Day Donations: Expects Preliminary Number by Noon on Friday, Oct 21

October 18, 2011
Commissioner Troxler Offers 300,000 Pound Challenge on Food Lion Hunger Relief Day

October 13, 2011
Food Lion to Hold Hunger Relief Day Press Conference

October 13, 2011
Jeff Rose Joins Food Bank as Wilmington Branch Director

September 27, 2011
Chef’s Academy North Carolina Grand Opening to Benefit Food Bank

September 12, 2011
Moore County BackPack Program Transitions to Food Bank: Cotten Promoted to Branch Director

September 6, 2011
Food Drive Sponsored by WCTI-TV and Next Media to Provide More Than 22,000 Meals

August 30, 2011
Food Bank Kicks Off Hunger Action Month

August 30, 2011
Food Bank Continues Response in Eastern North Carolina: Delivers non-perishable food, water to longtime partner agency RCS and others

August 29, 2011
Food Bank Responds to Hurricane Irene Devastation in the East

August 26, 2011
Food Bank Prepares for Hurricane Irene: Ready to receive donations to assist in response, recovery

August 24, 2011
Food Bank Prepares Service Area for Hurricane Irene

August 24, 2011
Sisters of Mercy Foundation of North Carolina Awards $50,000 to Food Bank

August 23, 2011
Kids Summer Stock Campaign Raises 1.9 Million Meals

July 21, 2011
Food Bank Recognizes Food Lion as "Food Donor of the Year"

July 6, 2011
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Keeps Focus on Children

July 6, 2011
Junior Women’s Association of Greenville Donates $5500 to local Food Bank

July 5, 2011
Food Bank Recognizes Food Lion as "Food Donor of the Year"

June 15, 2011
Food Bank's Response to Tornadoes in Central & Eastern North Carolina, Raleigh

June 15, 2011
Food Bank's Response to Tornadoes in Central & Eastern North Carolina, Greenville

June 15, 2011
Food Bank's Response to Tornadoes in Central & Eastern North Carolina, Sandhills

June 13, 2011
The Grainger Foundation Supports Food Bank, Wilmington

June 2, 2011
Kids Summer Stock Campaign Launches June 2; Stock Food Bank shelves when cafeterias close in Wilmington

June 1, 2011
Kids Summer Stock Campaign Launches June 2; Stock Food Bank shelves when cafeterias close

June 1, 2011
Kids Summer Stock Campaign Launches June 2; Stock Food Bank shelves when cafeterias close in Greenville/New Bern Region

June 1, 2011
Kids Summer Stock Campaign Launches June 2; Stock Food Bank shelves when cafeterias close in Sandhills Region

May 20, 2011
Triangle Letter Carriers Performed Double Duty During "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive"; Collect 184,571 Pounds

May 20, 2011
Greenville Letter Carriers Performed Double Duty During "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive"; Collect 14,876 Pounds

May 20, 2011
Sandhills Letter Carriers Performed Double Duty During "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive"; Collect 39,553 Pounds

May 20, 2011
Wilmington Letter Carriers Performed Double Duty During "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive"; Collect 38,648 Pounds

May 9, 2011
Letter Carriers Set to "Stamp Out Hunger" This Saturday in Wilmington and Hampstead

May 3, 2011
Durham, Raleigh Letter Carriers Team Up for 2011 "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive": Joint Press Conference Held; Challenge Issued

April 23, 2011
Food Bank Continues Disaster Relief in Eastern North Carolina: Emergency Delivery to Craven County Agency on Saturday; Total of 86,000 pounds of relief delivered this week in all areas

April 22, 2011
Food Bank Continues Disaster Assessment and Relief, Distributes more than 73,000 pounds this week

April 21, 2011
Food Bank Assesses Need, Responds to Tornadoes in Eastern North Carolina

April 19, 2011
Food Bank Assesses Need, Responds to Tornadoes

April 15, 2011
News & Observer to Bring Spring Food Drive to End with Drive Up/Drop Off Day

April 11, 2011
Emily Barbour Joins Food Bank as New VP of Development

April 7, 2011
Southern Women's Show to Collect Peanut Butter for Food Bank

February 15, 2011
Food Bank to Make National Debut Tonight; Featured in segment on “The Biggest Loser: Couples”

February 12, 2011
Food Bank to again sponsor Summer Food Service Program; Interest Meetings Set in Local Communities

February 11, 2011
Pound For Pound Challenge Inspires Residents to Lose Weight to Help the Hunger Crisis

February 11, 2011
Food Bank Gears Up for TEFAP Distribution in Lenoir County

January 7, 2011
Food Bank Gears Up for TEFAP Distribution in Halifax County

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