We did it! More than 1 million meals. Thank you!

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016
ABC11 Together Food Drive
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Joel Brown puts the wrapup on our Food Drive, a tremendous success thanks to you!

Today we celebrated 30 years of giving from the heart, and together we helped local families fight hunger. The ABC11 Together Food Drive surpassed its goal of 1 million meals! Thank you so much to all who dropped off food or called us with donations.

The final tally, according to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina was 1,024,961, more than double our goal of 500,000 meals!

Drive-Thru Day Collection Sites

Raleigh: Kroger at at 350 E Six Forks Road

Durham: Kroger at 3457 Hillsborough Road

Fayetteville: Highland Shopping Center at 2800 Raeford Road

Cary: Kroger at 1273 NW Maynard Rd

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A $1 donation can be turned into five meals. The goal for this year's Food Drive is 500,000 meals. Your donation matters, food or cash, it all goes back into our community. Last year's drive collected more than 500,000 meals for families in need. Thank you for your support!

Follow ABC11 on Twitter for updates on the Food Drive, and share your experiences by adding the #abc11together hashtag to your tweets.

ABC11 and the following sponsors are helping to drive out hunger in our area with the ABC11 Together Food Drive:

  • Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina
  • Kroger
  • BASF
  • US Foods
  • Junior League of Fayetteville
  • Yelp

Most Wanted Food Drive Items

Beef Stew, Corned Beef Hash, Chili

Canned Fruits and Vegetables

Peanut Butter

Canned Soups

Canned Fish (Tuna, Salmon)

Dried Beans



Pastas and Sauces

Diapers and "Attends"

Elderly Nutrition Drinks ("Ensure")

Hygiene Items

No glass, please

Questions? Please call (919) 875-0707

Other Collection Sites

All Kroger Grocery Stores


Food Bank of CENC -1924 Capital Blvd, Raleigh


Food Bank of CENC Durham Branch - 2700 Angier Avenue


Second Harvest Food Bank - 406 Deep Creek Road

Junior League of Fayetteville - 2605 Fort Bragg Road

UPS Store and Print Shop Store #2974, 439 Westwood Shopping Center

Massage Envy, 2043 Skibo Road. Suite 101

ERA Strother Real Estate, 2931 Breezewood Drive, Fayetteville; 35 Plantation Drive Cameron, NC 28326

WATCH: ABC11 Team at the Food Drive drop-off locations