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Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of hunger. Organized by the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, the campaign brings greater attention to the issue of hunger in America and promotes ways for individuals everywhere to get involved with the movement to solve… Continue reading Hunger Action Month

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Food Stamp Challenge Day 1 of 5

Hey Y'all! The FNS Challenge started today!  I am living on $4.15 a day worth of food, so for the four of us, we can only spend $16.60 for all three meals today. Each of us had the following for breakfast today: 2 eggs 1 toast and 1/2 cup honey dew melon This equaled a… Continue reading Food Stamp Challenge Day 1 of 5

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30 Facts in 30 Days

Hey Y'all! Well, Hunger Action Month is over, and that means so is learning a new fact about hunger in our community and the Food Bank every day.  Although it's no longer Hunger Action Month, there is still so much we can do!  For example, for the first two weeks of October, I am participating… Continue reading 30 Facts in 30 Days

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Tri-Chef Showdown Recap!

Hey Y'all! I just got home from witnessing one of the most amazing things I have ever seen in my life, and that was the Tri-Chef Showdown, in benefit of the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.  It was an amazing event.  I don't even know if I have the words to explain… Continue reading Tri-Chef Showdown Recap!

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30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 14

Hey Y'all! Did you know that 1 in 6 people in the United States are hungry?  So much for being the land of plenty!  Many people believe that only certain areas of America are hungry, or certain neighborhoods - but in reality, the prevalence of hunger is much different.  This brings me to today's fact. Today's Fact:… Continue reading 30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 14

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30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 11

Hey Y'all! Since I missed a couple days at the beginning of the month, I have three facts for you today! The Food Bank has inspired me to have a mission to fight hunger in every way possible.  I am so happy that they have become a part of my life, and that I can… Continue reading 30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 11