Cary, NC: Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q announced their sponsorship of a canned food drive for Basic Needs Ministry , a food pantry located in Garner, NC. The Smithfield’s locations will collect canned food donated by customers on behalf of Basic Needs until December 12 th . Customers who donate two cans of food will receive a free dessert of their choice.
“We wanted to give our customers an opportunity to help the less fortunate,” Smithfield’s C.E.O. and founder, Gregory Moore said. “Basic Needs is a wonderful organization and we hope to help them achieve their goals,” he added.
Basic Needs Ministry is the home of Cleveland Township Emergency Food Pantry, which is a Partner Agency with the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina and an affiliate of the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle. Basic Needs Ministry and its volunteers provide free clothing and household goods to residents at the direction of more than 300 churches, schools, and agencies.
Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q (S.C.N.B.) has a 40-year history in serving the finest fried chicken and Eastern North Carolina-style Bar-B-Q. S.C.N.B. offers an in-house dining menu as well as a takeout menu and drive-thru service. S.C.N.B. has more than 30 locations in North Carolina with plans to expand. For additional information or to find a location, visit www.scnbnc.com .
More information about Basic Needs Ministry can be found at www.4042needs.org or by calling 919-661-6565.