NEWS & UPDATES
"Hunger Matters" Newsletter
Our quarterly newsletter features a note from the desk of President/CEO Peter Werbicki, true stories of our mission at work, donor spotlights, previews of upcoming events, program updates from Food Bank Staff, and more!
Become a Social Media Ambassador #ILM
We’re recruiting for our Social Media Ambassadors program at our Wilmington Branch! We invite social media professionals, technology enthusiasts & networked individuals to "use their social media powers for good" and join the Food Bank as Social Media Ambassadors! Learn more and sign up: secure.foodbankcenc.org/SMA
New Branch Fact Card and Profile
Learn more about our Wilmington Branch, our partner agencies, and the need in the area by viewing our new Wilmington Fact Card and Wilmington Branch Profile.
EVENTS & FOOD DRIVES
View our Facebook Events Page to see local companies and organizations that are holding fundraising events for Food Bank CENC.
Food Lion Feeds Hunger Relief Day at the NC State Fair
Thursday, October 24th, 2019
Bring 6 cans of Food Lion brand food to the N.C. State Fair on Thursday, October 24, and exchange them at any gate for 1 free admission ticket. Learn More
2019 Chef's Feast at Wrightsville Manor & Gardens
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Wrightsville Manor & Gardens, Wilmington
This annual food tasting, with a seated main and final course, benefits the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina at Wilmington and features some of Wilmington’s most renowned chefs. This year’s event will feature chefs who supported the World Central Kitchen post-Hurricane Florence which fed thousands of hot meals to people who had nowhere else to turn. Beyond delicious food, guests are able to participate in a live auction, listen to live musicby the Folkstone
String Band, and enjoy the beautiful grounds of Wrightsville Manor. For sponsorship opportunities and more information, please reach out to Beth Gaglione by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Buy Tickets
Harris Teeter Harvest Feast Round up Campaign
October 30th – December 31st, 2019
Join us for Harris Teeter's annual Harvest Feast Round up Campaign. Look for details at your local Harris Teeter to donate funds at the register!
Lowes Foods Friends Feeding Friends
October 30th, 2019 - January 7th, 2020
Lowes Foods Friends Feeding Friends program is one of the largest food drives in the Carolinas and has provided more than 16 million meals to date. You can purchase pre-packaged donation bags of non-perishable Lowes Foods items, donate non-perishable food items to their in-store donation bins, or provide cash donations at the register. Visit a Lowes Foods or Just Save Foods store today!