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About The Food Bank

Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina (SHFB SENC) was established in 1982. We became an affiliate of Feeding America in 1994. We are a member of The North Carolina Association of Feeding America Members. SHFB SENC is one of seven certified affiliates of Feeding America located in North Carolina covering all 100 counties.

The Food Bank's primary service area includes Bladen, Cumberland, Duplin, Harnett, Hoke, Robeson, and Sampson counties. The Food Bank provides nutritious food to those at risk of hunger through a network of over 200 non-profit members. There are over 150,000 individuals or 18% at risk of hunger within the 7 counties our partner agencies call home.

North Carolina’s shameful place among nation’s hungriest states

Great editorial piece by Alan Biggs, Executive Director of the North Carolina Association of Feeding America Food Banks.
In a world of constant news events, chronic issues struggle for attention. Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its most recent report on food insecurity in America. North Carolina was reminded again of the sad [...]

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