It’s our mission to involve, educate and unite people in the work of ending hunger. Fresh News keeps you up-to-date on the latest MANNA events and benefits and provides updates and stories highlighting the impact of our current programs and food distribution. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter here.
MANNA is pleased to announce that the 2014 AFP WNC selected our own Donna Ensley as Outstanding Fundraising Executive of the Year. AFP stands for Association of Fundraising Professionals, and for 50 years, it has been the standard-bearer for professionalism and ethics in fundraising. Donna recognized her passion for nonprofits and the work they do through… Read more »
It warms our heart. Hunger in America 2014, the latest hunger study, shared data about the trade-offs that our clients have to make in order to put food on the table. In these cold fall and winter months, that trade-off is often, “Heat or eat?” The Asheville branch of Blossman Propane Gas, Appliance and Service… Read more »
Ingles Markets and MANNA FoodBank are pleased to invite the community to the 22nd lighting of the Ingles Giving Tree at the Asheville Mall on Monday, November 24th, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. The Ingles Giving Tree is made of food, right down to the core, with ten tons of non-perishable food items donated… Read more »
Our local Jersey Mike’s is teaming up with MANNA to help provide food for meals this holiday season. With a $2 donation to MANNA, Jersey Mike’s will give you any regular sub “on Mike.” You can provide food for 6 meals and have a great sub. This special will take place on Wednesday afternoons from… Read more »
The Western North Carolina Report of Hunger in America 2014 provides a snapshot of the people in our region struggling with hunger. With 80 percent of the households that sought food assistance surviving on $20,000 or less a year, and 60 percent living on $10,000 or less a year, it comes as little surprise that spending… Read more »
Bank of America Works to End Hunger with 2:1 Match Many of our supporters know that every $1 that is donated to MANNA FoodBank can provide enough food for three meals. Thanks to Bank of America, now through December 31st, every $1 can mean 9 meals! Through Give A Meal, for every dollar donated to… Read more »
MANNA FoodBank is accepting submissions for our 1st ever holiday card design contest. Our holiday card from last year is pictured. The selected design will be sent to thousands of MANNA supporters in the form of a printed card and an e-card. The artist will be recognized on the back of the printed card and… Read more »
Have you had to choose between paying for food and paying for health care in the last year?” Clients in the Hunger in America 2014 study were asked questions like this one for the first time since the study began in 1994. The answers they gave help to provide a snapshot of what life is… Read more »
The Empty Bowls luncheon and dinner events were a great success thanks to our donors, sponsors, entertainers and attendees. We raised $48,923.87, which will provide food for 146,772 meals! We also beat our previous ticket sales record…by one ticket! We already can’t wait until next year.
September is Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of hunger. Organized by the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, the campaign brings greater attention to the issue of hunger in America and promotes ways for individuals everywhere to get involved with the movement to solve… Read more »