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 to get food to families’ tables. 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.


Upcoming MANNA Mobile Markets:

This is a list of upcoming MANNA Community Markets and MANNA Express events with partner agencies. These food distributions are free and open to the public.

Saturday, July 31

Only Hope WNC, 10 AM
2185 Old U.S. 25
Zirconia, NC 28739

Monday, August 2

Emma United Methodist Church, 3-5 PM
59 Adams Hill Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806

Deaverview Community Center, 3:30-4:30 PM
275 Deaverview Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806

Tuesday, August 3

Enka Middle School, 5-6 PM
390 Asbury Rd.
Candler, NC 28715

Wednesday, August 4

First Baptist Church, 10-11 AM
37 Church Ave.
Bryson City, NC 28713

First United Methodist Church, 3-5 PM
566 S Haywood St.
Waynesville, NC 28786

Aston Park Tower, 3-4 PM
165 S French Broad Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801

Thursday, August 5

Service Center for Latinos, 12 PM
431 Oak Ave.
Spruce Pine, NC 28777

Friday, August 6

Beacon of Hope, 12-2 PM
120 Calvary Dr.
Marshall, NC 28753

Wellington Community Estates, 3-5 PM
42 Avalon Dr.
Arden, NC 28704

Monday, August 9

Arthur Edington Center, 3-4 PM
133 Livingston St.
Asheville, NC 28801

Erwin Middle School, 4:30-5:30 PM
20 Erwin Hills Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806

Tuesday, August 10

Woodfin Community Center, 3-5:30 PM
23 Community Rd.
Woodfin, NC 28804

Bartlett Arms Apartments, 3-4 PM
121 Bartlett St.
Asheville, NC 28801

Wednesday, August 11

Ave Maria Ministries, 12:30-3:30 PM
695 Summit Ave.
Spruce Pine, NC 28777

Pisgah View Apartments, 3-4 PM
1 Granada St.
Asheville, NC 28806

Thursday, August 12

Old Rock School Gym, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
185 Shady St.
Newland, NC 28657

Friday, August 13

Harrah's Cherokee Casino, 2-4 PM
777 Casino Dr.
Cherokee, NC 28719


Fresh News

Partner Agency Highlight: Serving Latinx Communities in WNC

A recent report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) is helping to showcase the impact racial disparity has on a household’s food security. In the report, which was published in June of 2021, data indicates that Latinx populations faced a higher rate of food hardship prior to the pandemic and continue to… Read more »

An Update from MANNA

The Need for Food in WNC Remains High As MANNA FoodBank, the pandemic has been both a marathon and a sprint for all aspects of our operations – and it does not appear that it will let up anytime soon. As of the end of May, we are still serving over 40% more people than… Read more »

MANNA’s Focus on Health

Even in a Pandemic, MANNA Maintains a Commitment to Healthy Food for the Wellbeing of Our Community At MANNA, our mission to end hunger is at the center of everything we do. We know how vital food is to ensuring that our community can live and thrive – food truly is the foundation of health…. Read more »

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