Food Bank of Central Easter NC

canned food
Liz Schlemmer / WUNC

More than 12 percent of Americans experience food insecurity and many depend on food banks to make it through a year.

Food Bank, Food Lion
Leoneda Inge

The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina will soon be able to deliver food to the needy with its new mobile food pantry.

Food Lion donated the truck.  President Meg Ham says many families in need don’t have the transportation to get to a food distribution center.