We are proud to be associated with the NCAJ this holiday season. Others in our communities need our help, and we're dedicated to alleviating some of their burden with this food drive.
Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 13, 2012
Food banks across the state are nearly empty—just when people in North Carolina are in the greatest need. To help feed the more than one million North Carolina residents who live in poverty, HensonFuerst will be supporting the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) by collecting non-perishable food items to benefit the Food Bank of Eastern & Central North Carolina.
How Can You Help?
Community members in the Raleigh and Rocky Mount areas are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items or make cash contributions—checks should be payable to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina.
HensonFuerst will be accepting donations at their Raleigh and Rocky Mount office locations from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 5, through Friday, November 16, 2012.
2501 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
Rocky Mount Office
2317 Sunset Avenue
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
What Can You Donate?
According to the Food Bank of Eastern & Central North Carolina, items in the highest demand include pop-top and microwaveable cups, and:
- Proteins: Spaghetti and meatballs, ravioli, beefaroni, lasagna, stews, soups, tuna, peanut butter, etc.
- Grains: Cereal (whole grain, individual serving sizes), rice, pasta, dried beans
- Fruits: Canned fruit/fruit cups, dried fruits (raisins, plums, cranberries), applesauce, 100 percent juice and juice boxes
- Canned Vegetables
- Kid-Friendly Items: Fat-free, sugar-free pudding cups, granola bars, graham and/or animal crackers
- Baby Products: Diapers, wipes, formula, infant cereal
- Hygiene Items: Feminine products, hand sanitizer, toothbrushes, soap, shaving items, etc.
- Paper Products: Toilet tissue, paper towels, etc.
Items in glass jars are discouraged.
About North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ)
The North Carolina Advocates for Justice is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association dedicated to protecting people’s rights through professional and community legal education, championing individuals’ rights, and protecting the safety of North Carolina families—in the workplace, home, and environment. For more information, please visit, http://www.ncaj.com.
HensonFuerst is a North Carolina-based personal injury law firm with offices in Raleigh, Rocky Mount, Creedmoor, and Boone, concentrating in traumatic brain injury, nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, mass tort cases, and more. For nearly 40 years, the attorneys at HensonFuerst have represented those injured by the negligence of others. With successful multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements throughout the state of North Carolina and the country, the team of 13 lawyers and 42 staff members at HensonFuerst offers considerable experience and resources for its clients. For more information, visit http://www.LAWMED.com.