Serving our community

February 7, 2007 

  • The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina relies on more than 8000 volunteer hours each month to accomplish its mission of alleviating hunger.

Feed the Need benefits the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Established in 1980, the Food Bank is a non-profit organization that provides food to the 500,000 people at risk of hunger in 34 counties in central and eastern North Carolina.

Nearly 29% of the people served by the Food Bank’s network are children, and another 8% are elderly. Thirty percent of the families served are the “working poor” – people who work hard and still have to choose between eating and other basic necessities such as medicine and housing.

To find out more about the Food Bank, click here.

For the ninth consecutive year the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent evaluator of charities.

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