The following announcement was placed on the official web page of the Food Bank of the Albemarle (http://www.afoodbank.org/NewsAndEvents/Events/SpecialEvents.aspx):
"The Food Bank of the Albemarle is very pleased and proud to announce that we came in FIRST PLACE in the Tyson Foods Facebook campaign .... The announcement was made today (October 1), and more inforamtion about the delivery of the generous donation will be posted here and on our Facebook page as it becomes available. MANY THANKS to all those who supported us ...you are very special people, and all the credit for this successful campaign goes to YOU!"
Many thanks to all of our readers who supported eastern North Carolina in this campaign. We appreciate your concern for the people of our area, including those impacted by Hurricane Irene.