ABC11 Heart of Carolina Food Drive

November 21, 2008 9:06:22 AM PST
The 22nd annual Heart of Carolina Food drive is underway. Help ABC 11, the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeastern North Carolina, Kroger and Embarq collect 2 million pounds of food to feed those in need. From now through December 10th, you can donate your non-perishable food items at any of the following locations:

Drop-Off/Collection Sites
Nov 21st - Dec 10th
    Cumberland:

    Second Harvest of SE NC - 406 Deep Creek Road, Fayetteville
    Embarq - 395 Westwood Shopping Center , Fayetteville
    Embarq - 717 McGilvary Street, Fayetteville
    Embarq - 5540 Camden Road, Hope Mills
    Fayetteville Urban Ministries - 701 Whitfield Street, Fayetteville

    Nash:

    Embarq - 143 N. Washington Street, Rocky Mount
    Embarq - 1100 Weleyan Blvd, Suite 9548, Rocky Mount

    Wake:

    Food Bank of CENC -3808 Tarheel Drive, Raleigh
    Embarq - 1330 E. Broad Street, Fuquay Varina (919) 552-0900
    Embarq - 14111 Capital Boulevard, Raleigh

On December 10th , the food drive will culminate with a "drive-thru" day. Viewers will be able to drive up in their vehicles anytime between 5:00 am and 8:00 pm to make canned food donations at four locations:

DRIVE-THRU Day Locations - Wednesday, December 10th ONLY

    Durham:
    Kroger Food & Drug
    3457 Hillsborough Road
    Durham, NC 27705

    Cary:
    Kroger
    1273 NW Maynard Road
    Cary, NC 27513

    Raleigh:
    Kroger
    8345 Creedmoor Rd
    (corner of Creedmoor and Strickland Roads)
    Raleigh, NC 27612

    Fayetteville:
    Highland Shopping Center
    (in their parking lot)
    2800 Raeford Road
    Fayetteville

Most Wanted Items

Beef Stew, Corned Beef Hash, Chili
Canned Fruits and Vegetables
Peanut Butter
Canned Soups
Canned Fish (Tuna, Salmon)
Dried Beans
Rice
Cereals
Pastas and Sauces
Diapers and "Attends"
Elderly Nutrition Drinks ("Ensure")
Hygiene Items

No Glass, Please

Corporate Participation

Companies throughout the Heart of Carolina are encouraged to organize on-site food drives to help feed their neighbors during this holiday season and beyond. Call 875-0707 to learn how to participate and then bring your food collection to a Kroger near you or the Food Bank on Wednesday, December 10th. Thanks for your support!


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