News & Events

Filling Station to Host New Bern Amateur Radio Club’s Winter Field Day

Jan 3, 2023

The New Bern Amateur Radio Club (NBARC), our first Filling Station partner (W4EWN repeater is housed in our building), will be having its annual Winter Field Day at the Filling Station on January 28th, 2023. This field day event is held to give amateur radio operators (HAMS) all over the world a chance to test their radio equipment outdoors and under alternate power to simulate field use in case of emergency. From the Winter Field Day website – We passionately believe that Ham radio operators should practice portable emergency communications in winter environments as the potential for freezing temperatures, snow, […]

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Food for Thought – Filling Station January 2023 Newsletter

Dec 28, 2022

Food for Thought January 2023 Newsletter

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Giving Tuesday 2022

Nov 27, 2022
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How does Giving Tuesday IMPACT non profits? Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2022 is a Global Initiative Everyone is invited to learn more about the mission and how our day to day programs IMPACT LIVES. 2022 IMPACT STORY Meet William Beech, our neighbor. His smile and gentle spirit inspires us all here at The Filling Station. He and his mother, Priscilla, live right behind The Filling Station Garden. Each Tuesday and Thursday, he “reports in” for duty serving his community. In a recent interview with William and Jimmy Bender, Food Pantry Director, they were sharing stories about their Wednesday pickup day […]

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Congratulations to Darrell and Vickie Bell – Winners of the Blackstone Grill

Nov 18, 2022

The winning ticket was drawn at the Jones County Heritage Festival. The Grill was donated by Allana Ross РNewBern4Sale during our Perfect 10 fundraiser.

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Thanks Giving Week Closed

Nov 18, 2022

We will be CLOSED for the Week of Thanksgiving and REOPEN on Tuesday, November 29th at 9 AM. We are thankful for our faithful volunteers who show up each week to serve. This gift of rest is important to keep the mission moving forward. If you have a food emergency, please DIAL 211 from your phone for 24/7 support.

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Christmas on Main Street, December 3, 2022 – 5:30PM

Nov 14, 2022

Christmas on Main Street will be held in Pollocksville on December 3, 2022, beginning at 5:30 pm.

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Cow Pie Bingo WINNER – Perfect 10 Event

Nov 10, 2022

Congratulations to Willie Smith as the winner of the Cow Pie Bingo this year! Although we canceled the event due to Tropical Storm IAN, we still continued to sell tickets to raise awareness and funds for the mission. On November 8th, we held a drawing for all the ticket numbers purchased. We sold 245 tickets and the winner received 10% of the PIE.

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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 so hard to provide a beautiful space for our partner education. Thank you New Bern Web Design, LLC for photography and website support.

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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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