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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14th Annual Empty Bowls Tickets on Sale NOW!

It’s that time of year again: Food lovers, artisan craft collectors, and those united in eradicating hunger 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 14th year of this wonderful fundraiser, and as in years past, it will be two separate… Read more »

We’re on a Mission, and it’s All About Food

For 31 years, MANNA FoodBank has been rescuing food from being thrown away and has gotten it into the homes of people in need.  Today there are more than 107,000 people in Western North Carolina who without our help might otherwise go hungry.  As MANNA has grown to meet the need in our region, we… Read more »

Blue Jean Ball a Soulful Success!

This year’s ball was held on Saturday, June 6th, and our theme was Bowl Full of Soul. The ball was held outside MANNA’s warehouses, along the banks of the Swannanoa River. Ticket holders enjoyed small tasting plates from over twenty of Asheville’s finest restaurants including Biltmore, Chestnut, Cantina at Biltmore Village, Lobster Trap, Red Stag Grill,… Read more »