WRAL-TV and Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC To Hold Drive for Hurricane Victims Wednesday

Here to Help: Hurricane Relief Food Drive

WRAL Here to HelpAll day on Wednesday, WRAL and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC are ‘food-raising’ for those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. During this daylong Hurricane Relief Food Drive, we asking for food donations and cleaning supplies. The donations will be delivered to food banks in Texas and Florida.

WHEN: From 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

WHERE: Bring donations to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC, at 1924 Capital Blvd. in Raleigh, or to American Tobacco Campus, 123 Vivian St. in Durham

WHAT: The most-needed items after a natural disaster are:

  • canned goods — fruit, vegetables, soup, beans, meat and fish, especially those in pop-top cans
  • cereal, oats and oatmeal
  • whole grain pasta and rice
  • peanut butter
  • beverages — powdered milk, tea, coffee or cocoa, juice or drink mixes
  • hygiene items — toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, deoderant, shampoo
  • household cleaning items — laundry detergent and bleach, sponges, trash bags
  • paper products — toilet paper and paper towels

Find out more about the drive, how to help and more:

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