MANNA FoodBank is a private, not-for-profit service organization working to end food insecurity in the 16 counties of Western North Carolina including the Qualla Boundary. MANNA links the food industry to over 200 partner pantries and other human service organizations to get food to thousands of 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.

Every $1 donated helps provide 4 MEALS for people across WNC facing hunger.

Upcoming MANNA Mobile Markets:

This is a list of upcoming mobile market events hosted by MANNA and our partners. These food distributions are free and open to the public.

Thursday, January 27

Neighbors Feeding Neighbors, 10 AM - 5 PM
14 Jacksontown Rd.
Spruce Pine, NC 28777

Addie's Chapel UMC, 3:30-5 PM
201 Ridley St.
Marion, NC 28752

Friday, January 28

Minnie Jones Health Center, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
257 Biltmore Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801

ABCCM-Hominy Valley, 2-4 PM
1914 Smoky Park Hwy.
Candler, NC 28715

Monday, January 31

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

Tuesday, February 1

Interfaith Assistance Ministries, 3-5:30 PM
310 Freeman St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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

Wednesday, February 2

First United Methodist Church, 3-5 PM
566 S. Haywood St.
Clyde, NC 28721

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

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

Thursday, February 3

Service Center for Latinos, 10:30 AM
431 Oak Ave.
Spruce Pine, NC 28777

Friday, February 4

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

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

Fresh News

MANNA LIVE!

The “101” on Food Banking MANNA FoodBank is pleased to announce a new online series: “MANNA LIVE!” This series of livestream events will take place on MANNA’s Facebook and YouTube social media channels, and will focus on different topics throughout the year. On Friday, January 28th, join us for “FoodBank 101”. This first event in… Read more »

Reflecting Upon the Past Year

2021: 5 Things We Are Thankful For Much like the year before it, 2021 was another unprecedented year at MANNA FoodBank. The ongoing pandemic continued to affect the daily lives of everyone in our region, as the need for food throughout WNC remained well above pre-pandemic numbers. The growing gap between families’ incomes and the… Read more »

Top Organizational Supporters in 2021

Thank you to all of the following organizations for their vital and significant support of MANNA’s work and mission throughout 2021! Thanks to their contributions, we were able to distribute a record amount of food to families throughout WNC, and continue to provide food with hope and dignity to all Western North Carolinians who need… Read more »

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