MANNA FoodBank is a private, not-for-profit service organization, that links the food industry with 248 partner agencies in 16 counties of WNC. We are a member of Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization. Together we can solve hunger.

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Hunger in WNC: A Closer Look

The economy is bouncing back – at least, that’s what we keep hearing from employment and economic reports. But this has not translated into fewer people needing emergency food assistance. In fact, our distribution numbers here at MANNA continue to climb steadily. More people might be going back to work across the country, but North Carolinians… Read more »

Leanne Brown Makes Cooking on a Budget Easy and Delicious

MANNA FoodBank will host Leanne Brown, author of the cookbook Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day, for a series of events on Friday, September 4, 2015. Leanne’s visit to Asheville is part of a month of events hosted by MANNA for Hunger Action Month™, a nationwide initiative designed to mobilize the public to take action… Read more »

14th Annual Empty Bowls Tickets on Sale NOW!

UPDATE 9/1/15: DINNER IS SOLD OUT Mark your calendars for MANNA FoodBank’s best-yet Empty Bowls soiree! Food lovers, artisan craft collectors, and those passionate about getting good food to people who need it come together for our annual Empty Bowls events, MANNA’s anchor event for September, which is Hunger Action Month across the nation. This year marks the… Read more »