School groups and classes are invited to help our neighbors experiencing food insecurity by collecting dollars and food to support the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina’s Greenville & New Bern branches.
If you are in the News Channel 12 viewing area, here is how to participate in the Share Your Christmas Food & Fund Drive:
1. Collect funds – For every $1 donated, the Food Bank can provide 5 meals or $10 worth of food. For maximum impact, collect cash donations during September, October, and November.
2. Collect non-perishable foods that makes meals – canned meats, vegetables, fruits (no glass please).
3. Complete collection form on back of flyer and bring your fund and food collections to one of the Food Lion drop-off locations during the following designated days and times:
December 4, 11am – 7pm, Kinston – Lenoir County, 1304 W Vernon Ave.
December 5, 11am – 7pm, Jacksonville – Onslow County, 2200 Gum Branch Rd.
December 6, 11am – 7pm, Morehead City, Carteret County, 4917 Arendell St.
December 7, 11am – 7pm, Greenville, Pitt County, 1914 Turnbury Dr.
December 8, 11am – 7pm, New Bern, Craven County, 3301 MLK Jr Blvd.
During this week, join News Channel 12 team for on-air presentations.
Top Fundraising School Group in Lenoir, Onslow, Carteret, Pitt or Craven Counties
One winning school group in each county, based on dollars collected to benefit Food Bank CENC will earn a Bojangles’ Breakfast & goodies for 35 people, delivered by Bo the Chicken.
Second Highest Fundraising School Group in Lenoir, Onslow, Carteret, Pitt or Craven Counties
One winning school group in each county, based on second highest dollars collected to benefit Food Bank CENC Bojangles’ Breakfast Gift Card for 15 people.
All funds raised should be turned in to the Greenville Branch at 1712 Union St. Greenville or the New Bern Branch at 205 South Glenburnie Rd. no later than 12pm on Monday, December 11 to be eligible for prizes.
For questions, please contact George Young, Eastern Regional Director at 252.752.4996 ext. 2307.
Submitted by: George Young, Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina