News & Events

Coastal Women’s Shelter – Annual Prayer Vigil held at the Filling Station

Nov 10, 2022

Coastal Women’s Shelter held their annual Prayer Vigil on Oct 27th in the newly renovated space. The music, sharing of stories, and learning more about how to advocate for victims of Domestic Violence. We celebrated our friend Lisa Moore who is retiring from CWS after 23 yrs. Thank you donors, partners, and volunteers for working […]

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Food for Thought – Filling Station November 2022 Newsletter

Oct 31, 2022

Food for Thought November 2022 Newsletter

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Jimmy Bender receives a Presidential Service Award/Gold Level on October 17, 2022 held at Greensboro Coliseum

Oct 19, 2022

“It is important to treat others the way we want to be treated, says Jimmy Bender. “You can always count on Jimmy to tell a great story and share a laugh when we are working together at the food pantry,” says Mary Ann LeRay, Executive Director at The Filling Station, Jones County, NC.

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Jones County Community Foundation presents a check for $1000 to The Filling Station

Oct 11, 2022

Jones County Community Foundation presented a check for $1000 to The Filling Station for the new Teaching Kitchen on campus. These funds received were a result of a grant submitted in July 2022. The teaching kitchen project has been possible by the generous donations made through the annual fundraiser named “Jones County – A Perfect […]

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Coastal Women’s Shelter Candle Light Vigil 2022

Oct 11, 2022

Mark your calendar for Thursday, Oct 27th at 5:30 PM. We are honored to host the Annual Candlelight Vigil for our partner, Coastal Women’s Shelter.

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Chick-Fil-A True Inspiration Awards Voting Deadline Approaching

Sep 20, 2022

If you haven’t already voted for the Filling Station True Inspiration Award, this coming Saturday, September 24th, is the deadline. You need to install the Chick-Fil-A app on your phone or mobile device. Yes, you do have to create an account in order to vote. Once installed and registered, go to the Rewards tab at […]

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September 2022 General Newsletter – Anniversary Edition

Sep 6, 2022

September 2022 Newsletter/Anniversary Edition

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Brand New Backpacks for Jones County

Aug 16, 2022

Thank you to several Jones County Businesses for supportingNeuse River Bridge Run which in turn supportsThe Filling Station. We received a donation to be able to purchase200 back packs and fill it with so many wonderful donations/non perishable snacks and other wonderful goodies. Back to School was held on Sat, Aug 13th at theJones County […]

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Front Yard Beautification Project

Aug 16, 2022

Thank you to International Paper for a beautification grant. Weeds have been pulled, dirt was delivered by AB’s Gravel Driveways, and new flowerbeds have begun with caladium bulbs. The walkway has been expanded to accommodate a new design with red bricks highlighted by hand-made mosaic tiles. The building will be more accessible with the expanded […]

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