MANNA FoodBank is a private, not-for-profit service organization, that links the food industry with over 200 partner agencies in 16 counties of WNC. MANNA is an acronym and stands for Mountain Area Nutritional Needs Alliance. We are a member of Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization. Together we can solve hunger.

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Fresh Food for Families: MANNA Dedicates the First Produce Pod in North Carolina

Over the last several years, MANNA has worked hard to establish fresh produce distribution methods that are proven to work. We have launched several initiatives, including MANNA Express, our volunteer driven distribution method, with wild success. Now, thanks to an important investment from Morgan Stanley Foundation and a strong network partner in Haywood County, MANNA has… Read more »

Asheville Hotels Make Sweet Dreams for WNC Families Facing Hunger

Local hotels raised over 100,000 meals during Hunger Action Month There is a special thing that happens when a group of like-minded individuals come together for a single cause. For MANNA, this past September, which is also Hunger Action Month, that special thing came in the form of a new campaign to address hunger in… Read more »

Preserve Communities Makes a Big Impact with 1st Annual Grand Prix Benefit Calcutta

When we heard that MANNA FoodBank had been chosen for The Preserve Communities’ inaugural $25,000 Grand Prix Benefit Calcutta, we were thrilled to learn more! We soon found out that it is an exciting competition featuring the most talented, graceful horse-and-rider teams from not just across the country, but across the world. We also discovered… Read more »