Back to All Events

Interfaith Canned Food Drive

Join Raleigh-Cary Jewish Family Services along with many other Triangle organizations, in this annual interfaith food drive, sponsored by The Light House Project and benefiting Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina

Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha had big ideas for how they wanted to help the world. One of Deah’s last facebook posts was where he and Yusor were giving food and free dental supplies to the homeless. Razan was a regular at Raleigh’s Moore Square, where she too fed those in need and left personal notes for the recipients.

For the past 4 years this annual food drive has been held in their honor and to continue this important work. In that time, donations have translated into over 157,000 meals to North Carolinians in need. Will you join us this year? Check out the official event for this year on Facebook.

How can you participate?
1) Drop off canned food at one of the following locations from Feb. 1 to Feb. 28:
Raleigh-Cary Jewish Family Services, 8210 Creedmoor Road, suite 104, Raleigh 27613.
Beth Meyer Synagogue, 504 Newton Road, Raleigh 27615

Beth Shalom, 5713 Yates Mill Pond Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606

Chabad of Cary, 4104 Grace Park Dr., Morrisville
Chabad Center of Raleigh, 7400 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh 27615
Raleigh-Cary Jewish Community Center 12804 Norwood Road, Raleigh 27613
Temple Beth Or, 5315 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh 27612

Food can also be brought on 3/2 to the Islamic Association of Raleigh.

2) Donate online- $1 = $10 worth of food- check out the Virtual Food Drive.

3) Volunteer during the food drive on 3/2 (10am-2pm) at the Islamic Association of Raleigh and help haul all collected food. Volunteer shifts will be posted a few days before the event- stay tuned!

Earlier Event: January 27
JFS Triangle Chicken Soup Cookoff
Later Event: February 3
JFS Community-Wide Pink Shabbat