30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 3

Hey Y’all!

Already, it is September 6.  Tomorrow is the Food Banks telethon.  Don’t forget to watch me at 11:45 when I speak to Gregory Ng of Freezer Burns, and talk about what an amazing organization the Food Bank is.

Here is the fact of the day about the Food Bank!

September 6

The Wilmington branch is celebrating their 10th anniversary this fiscal year!

This branch serves four counties in southeastern NC including; Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender.  In addition to celebrating their 10th anniversary, the Wilmington branch has reached their 5 million pound milestone.  There is a news release document that you can view with all of the amazing facts about this branch:  http://www.foodbankcenc.org/site/DocServer/PR_06.13.12_ILM.pdf?docID=3981

In the counties served by the Wilmington branch, over 61,000 individuals are at risk of hunger; over 18,000 are children and 12% are 65 years and over.

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30 Facts in 30 Days Revisited

September 3
The Food Bank provided nearly 840,000 lbs of disaster relief product after hurricane Irene last year!

September 4
The Food Bank serves 34 counties in central & eastern North Carolina through six warehouses!   

With Love,
Miss Lindsie

PS:  

GO ORANGE! 

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