Big Donation To Feed The Hungry

Hungry children across the east received a helping hand Wednesday.

The Grainger Company in Greenville made a 20 thousand dollar donation to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina Wednesday to help fund the agency's summer stock event aimed at feeding children during the summer time when kids no longer have access to school meals.

The Food Bank says that over forty eight thousand kids in the Greenville warehouse service area receive free or reduced cost school meals, but are left with nowhere to turn to during the summer months.

To fight the problem, the Food Bank and the Grainger Company are hosting the summer stock event at the Greenville Town Common this Sunday from 4-6:30.

The Food Bank operations manager says these contributions are critical to meeting their feeding needs.

The agency plans to hold daily breakfast and lunch feedings throughout the summer.

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  • by Kids are precious on Jun 17, 2010 at 09:14 AM
    Cold & Heartless- you are that... The children are innocent in this matter.  So what their parents may have made poor choices but do not deny children basic necessities like food.  Do not impose your hate on innocent lives.  Help them to improve their lives. Maybe volunteer as a mentor so they don't follow the same path you seem to abhor.  Life is precious no matter how it came to be.  I hope one day you won't be so cold and heartless since it is an awful way to live.By the way- Grainger- Great job!
  • by Cold & Heartless on Jun 17, 2010 at 01:38 AM
    Yeah, all you younger people (16-30 year old) just keep on having sex/having babies. No need to worry about supporting them or feeding them, just cross that bridge when you get to it. If you can't afford to feed them (or yourself) the rest of us will support you. So you just keep on going "willie-nillie", we'll pay the bills.

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