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Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Gov. Cooper gather Thanksgiving meals for those in need [Video]

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — As we all get ready to fill our table for Thanksgiving it’s also time to remember those struggling to put food on the table.

Governor Roy Cooper rolled up his sleeves and got into the spirit of giving.

“A lot of families aren’t making the choice of what kind of vegetables or what kind of desserts they’re going to have. They are making the choice between buying gas for the car and buying enough food for home,” he said while helping out at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.

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Butterball donated all 300 turkeys, each of them between 16 and 20 pounds, and they’ll be delivered to families in need throughout the holiday season a welcome donation as turkey prices rise nearly 20% this year.

About 12% of North Carolinians face food insecurity but this …

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Hands down, a challenging way to raise funds: 5 friends walk 1km for a good cause , Latest Singapore News [Video]

Singapore News - Not everyone can do a handstand, but Ms Roshoshanna Tang, 18, and four friends did not do just one, they walked 1km on their hands - for a good cause. The event at the track that encircles the National Stadium on Friday aimed to raise $5,000 a dollar for each... Read more at www.tnp.sg