Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina

Registered Name
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc
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The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina is a nonprofit organization that has provided food for people at risk of hunger in 34 counties in central and eastern North Carolina for nearly 40 years. The Food Bank serves a network of more than 900 partner agencies such as soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, and programs for children and adults through warehouses in Durham, Greenville, New Bern, Raleigh, the Sandhills (Southern Pines), and Wilmington. In fiscal year 2018-2019, the Food Bank distributed 82 million pounds of food (over half of which was perishable) and non-food essentials through these agencies. Sadly, hunger remains a serious problem in central and eastern North Carolina. In these counties, nearly 600,000 people struggle to access nutritious and adequate amounts of food necessary for an active and healthy life.


Annual Budget
June 2019
+29% Growth
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The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina distributed a record amount of meals-More than 66 million pounds of food to more than 800 partner agencies across central and eastern NC. This great achievement would not have been possible without our dedicated and compassionate community of staff, volunteers, donors, advocates, and corporate partners. For 37 years, this is how we've helped feed thousands of children, seniors, families, and individuals in need.


Through our Kids Summer Meals Program The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina served more than 157 sites and over 8,200 children.


The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina's Retail Donation Program rescued and distributed more food than ever before, ensuring less food in our landfills and more meals for families in need. Through this program, our partner agencies picked up more than 20 million pounds of food from local retail stores, a record for the organization.


G. Edward Story Chair
Jonathan Mize Treasurer
Matthew Martin Secretary
Charles Hale Ii VP of IT & Operations
Amy Gamber Board Member
Barbara Morales Burke Board Member
Barry Barber Past Chair
Dana Lange Board Member
Deborah Aiken Board Member
Fritz Lehman Board Member
Greg Fountain Board Member
Inci Dannenberg Board Member
John Farkas Board Member, Ex Officio
Kristy Sides Board Member
Leslie Boney Board Member
Pat Moody Board Member
Stephen Cooke Board Member
Susan Yaggy Board Member
Troy Leshko Board Member
Walter Rogers Board Member
Dan Carrell Board Member
Ari Lawsone Grimslley Board Member, Ex Officio
Heather Mallard Board Member
Octavio Soares Board Member
Chris Wozencroft Board Member
Peter Werbicki President/ceo
Amy Beros VP of Development
Source: IRS 990