Tag: North Carolina

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 […]

30 Facts in 30 Days – Days 18-23

Hey Y’all! So there was a glitch on the Food Banks website, and they didn’t get a fact posted every day last week, and then I was in Florida for the weekend, so I didn’t get a chance to post anything.  I apologize.  So, I am just going to dive […]

30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 17

Hey Y’all! Today’s Fact: 30% of Food Bank client households have at least one working adult. I had to start today with the fact.  These people are called the ‘working poor’.  Usually when we think of someone who is hungry, we think of the homeless, or someone who doesn’t have […]

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 […]

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 […]

30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 5

Hey y’all! I wanted to first apologize for this post being a day late!  I had to work yesterday, and didn’t get a chance to share the fact about the Food Bank with you! Today’a Fact: In the 2011-2012 fiscal year, the Food Bank distributed 11.7 million pounds of fresh […]

24 Hour Telethon

Hey Y’all! Well the telethon and social media mixer were a hit!  The telethon is in it’s 17th hour as I post these pictures from last night, and is going strong!  Last I heard, thanks to all of the generous donors, the Food Bank has raised $7,000! My interview with […]

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 […]

30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 2

Hey Y’all!   Here is the fact of the day about the Food Bank and their mission to fight hunger! Today’s Fact: The Food Bank warehouses are in Raleigh, Durham, Greenville, New Bern, Wilmington, and Southern Pines. Now here’s a little bit of information about each branch! Durham: 708 Gilbert […]