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Will the shutdown impact future food and nutrition benefit programs?

More than 13,000 households in New Hanover County receive food and nutrition services through the Department of Social Services but, the government shutdown could soon impact this program.

Homeless man finds bag holding $17K, turns it in to food bank

A homeless man in Sumner is being praised for turning in thousands of dollars.

Food Bank, WRAAP give out food ahead of Thanksgiving

Organizations partnered to hold a pre-Thanksgiving food dsitribution event in Wilmington.

NC food bank launches summer initiative

Inside the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, the executive chef at the governor's mansion prepares an Asian inspired meatball.

Summer vacation means more hungry children

Summer is here and school's out, but that means many children in the Cape Fear will be missing out on meals.

Wilmington youth program receives honor

Wilmington's Residential Adolescent Achievement Place better known as WRAAP celebrated an honor.

Community encouraged to help donate food

The food bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina will host a series of events through the month of September in honor of Hunger Action Month.

Church gives thousands of pounds of food away

A Wilmington church is making a difference in the community by giving away thousands of pounds of food to people who need it.

Rain doesn’t stop the Street Turkeys of Wilmington

videoThe Street Turkeys of Wilmington have been at The Landing in Wrightsville Beach all day collecting food for the food banks that serve central and eastern North Carolina. Event coordinator Jai Isear says the rain did not stop the donations from coming in. He says the food from this donation serves four counties and they serve about 67,000 people that don't know where their next meal comes from.

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