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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Collaborating in Communities to End Hunger

MANNA’s Network Capacity Improvement Project In 2014, MANNA distributed 15 million pounds of food, including 3.7 million pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables.  This food made it to the tables of thousands of households in all 16 counties of Western North Carolina. But did you ever wonder how that happens? How exactly did the more... Read more »

Finding More to Life at MANNA

written by Marlene Champagne Having recently moved to Asheville last summer, residing in a one-bedroom apartment on East Chestnut Street while awaiting completion of our home at Walnut Cove, I quickly came to the realization that “there just had to be more to life than this.” Perhaps sensing my frustration, my husband suggested I contact... Read more »

Good Health and the Path to a Better Life

“Probably the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do is use food stamps.” “It’s nice to know my daughter is taken care of even when we can’t fully provide for her on our own.” “Food stamps gave me the freedom to purchase healthy foods at the grocery store. I never thought I’d be so excited... Read more »