Fighting Hunger in 34 Counties…No One Goes Hungry.
The Phil Jawny Group in Raleigh, NC believes in helping others. Our food drive begins TODAY and last through May 30, 2014. Our goal is to exceed our 100lb goal for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.
The Food Bank was established in 1980 and is a non profit organization that provides food to people at risk of hunger in 34 counties. The Food Bank has a network of over 800 partner agencies. They have distribution centers in Durham, New Bern, Raleigh, Southern Pines and Wilmington. Currently in North Carolina more than 560,000 struggle each day to provide enough food to feed their families.
Food Donations for the Phil Jawny Group Food Drive in Raleigh, NC can be dropped off at:
900 Ridgefield Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27609
Much needed items are:
What to Donate: Nutritious, non-perishable food! Listed below are the most needed items (print this list):
- Canned Fruits, Vegetables, Meat, and Soup (Pop-top cans and low sodium a plus!)
- Whole Grain Pasta, Brown Rice, Dried Beans, and Cereal
- Peanut Butter
- For Infants: Formula, Infant Cereal, Diapers, and Wipes
- For Kids: Fruit Cups, Juice Boxes, Granola Bars, Crackers, Popcorn and Sugar-Free Pudding Cups
- Non-Food Essentials: Hygiene Items, Household Items, and Paper Products
*Please – No loose glass and plastic jars of baby food as they will have to be discarded due to health regulations.
Read more about the Hunger studies done every four years. The studies provide information on the demographics profiles of emergency food clients and the nature and effectiveness of local agencies in meeting their food security needs.
Hunger in America 2010
The Hunger in America 2010 study is the first research study to capture the significant connection between the economic downturn and an increased need for emergency food assistance. Feeding America collected quantitative and qualitative feedback from 61,000 face-to-face in-depth interviews with people seeking emergency food assistance and more than 37,000 agency surveys, making this study the largest, most-comprehensive ever conducted on domestic hunger. This report specifically addresses hunger in the service territory of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. View the Hunger in America 2010 full report.(pdf)
Hunger in America 2006
An update of the Hunger Study in 2001, this report involves more than 52,000 face-to-face interviews with clients who sought emergency help through America’s Second Harvest (now Feeding America) network of more than 200 food banks and member agencies. This study was completed following the devastating hurricanes of Katrina, Rita and Wilma. The study specifically addresses hunger in the service territory of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina as well as national hunger issues. View the Hunger in America 2006 full report.(pdf)
Hunger in America 2001
A comprehensive study of hunger in America involving more than 32,000 individuals who shared their personal stories of struggle with hunger. Over 100 food banks associated with America’s Second Harvest participated in research for the study including volunteers, researchers, academics and charitable agency staff. The study specifically addresses hunger in the service territory of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina as well as national hunger issues. View the Hunger in America 2001 full report.(pdf)+