Food Bank of the Albemarle to continue operation

Published 1:19 pm Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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Food Bank of the Albemarle is encouraging anyone that is experiencing financial hardships as a result of the growing restrictions of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 to utilize the community-based services provided by the Food Bank.

“Right now, our region, state and nation are experiencing a health crisis that is unprecedented,” said Liz Reasoner, executive director. “Thousands of people right here in northeastern NC are faced with reduced hours and income and even job loss. The Food Bank is taking all necessary steps to ensure we continue serving our neighbors with nutritious food now, and after this health and financial crisis has ended.”

Food Bank of the Albemarle will continue to operate under normal hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Albemarle Food Pantry, a program of Food Bank of the Albemarle serving Pasquotank County, will be open Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. with a drive-up only service. Food will be placed by pantry volunteers in the trunk or rear of the vehicle only and they are encouraging their partner agencies to follow the same guidelines.

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The Food Bank can also assist food pantry clients on-site with SNAP (formerly known as the food stamp program) applications.

A full list of food pantries, mobile pantries and other services can be found online at It is recommended that anyone seeking assistance please contact the local pantry via phone prior to coming out to receive the most updated information on operating procedures and hours.

Operating food pantries can be found at through the Agency Locator tool.



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