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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.

The Fight Against Hunger

National statistics show that one in every five children are at risk nutritionally — and approximately 200,000 people within the southeastern area covered by the Second Harvest Food Bank are facing hunger. These numbers are shocking to most people, but for staff and students at Midway High School, these number are unacceptable.
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