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Story Time – Mrs. Knight Reads, All About Chimps by Alex Gomez

Apr 21, 2022
Filling Station Story Time All About Chimps
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Neuse River Bridge Run A Huge Success for Area Non Profits

Apr 14, 2022

After 2 years of “running virtual”, the Neuse River Bridge Run committee rolled out a wildly successful event on April 8-9, 2022 in New Bern, NC. The committee represents seven non profit agencies from Craven and Jones Counties. This was the 1st in person event for The Filling Station who was invited to join in […]

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Story Time – Mrs. Knight Reads, Koala Lou by Mem Fox

Apr 7, 2022
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Food Pantry Volunteers Receive 2022 Governor’s Medallion Award

Apr 6, 2022

Today was a special day at The Filling Station. The Food Pantry Volunteers were invited to meet in the Board Room to hear a special announcement and have a celebration cake. Thank you to Board Members Maria Robles, John Bender, Clyde Murphy, Willie Smith who attended today’s event. Thank you to Bob and Carol Mattocks […]

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2020-2021 County Profile for Jones County, NC from Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC

Mar 31, 2022

As of 2019, Feeding America reported Jones County, NC had a food insecurity rate of 18.1% of the county population. In the 2020-2021 report from the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC, it was reported that the percentage has increased to 25%. The Filling Station is among the Top Agencies in the county assisting […]

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Filling Needs Week of March 21, 2022

Mar 24, 2022

During the week of March 21, 2022, we served 177 households with over 60 volunteer hours assisting with filling unmet needs in the areas of Nutrition Education and Connection. These beautiful, nutritious boxes are made possible by partnership with Religious Community Services from New Bern, NC, Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC and our […]

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Filling Station Truck Makes a Trip to the Food Bank in Raleigh, NC

Mar 23, 2022

March 22, 2022 – Christi Mallasch from The Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC called The Filling Station and spoke with Mary Ann LeRay, Executive Director to extend an invitation to visit the Food Bank. The Duke Energy Foundation asked the Food Bank to choose one of their partner agencies to be part of […]

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The Filling Station Continues “Bridging Communities”

Mar 17, 2022

Thursday, March 15, 2022 – Triune Holiness Church served food boxes from the Food Pantry. Thanks to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC and our church partners for making this possible. In addition, a local homeschool group volunteered to change our sign highlighting the Bridge Run which will be held on April 9th. […]

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Banners in Downtown New Bern are Highlighting Jones County Sponsors for the 2022 Neuse River Bridge Run

Mar 17, 2022

Thank you to all the businesses and individuals who are stepping up and out to support the Bridge Run event which provides key funding for 7 not for profit organizations. The Filling Station has been chosen as one of the 7 organizations to benefit. In addition, FRIENDS OF THE RACE from Jones County: Charles and […]

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