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┬ápartner 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.

Wednesday, December 1

Fines Creek Community Center, 3-5 PM
190 Fines Creek Rd.
Clyde, NC 28721

Thursday, December 2

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

Friday, December 3

Feeding Avery Families, 10:30 AM
508 Pineola St.
Newland, NC 28604

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, December 6

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

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

Tuesday, December 7

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

Wednesday, December 8

Grace Place, 11 AM - 1 PM
300 5 Point Rd.
Robbinsville, NC 28771

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, December 9

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

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 3-5 PM
20 Summit St.
Burnsville, NC 28714

Friday, December 10

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

Senior Opportunity Center, 12-2 PM
36 Grove St.
Asheville, NC 28801

Fresh News

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An Update on MANNA’s New Facility

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Reaching Out to Communities Across WNC

The Two Year “MANNA-versary” of MANNA Community Markets Two years ago, MANNA began a new and innovative program, which sought to reach neighbors experiencing food insecurity throughout the deepest pockets of Western North Carolina. Recognizing how difficult it can be for many people living in rural and mountainous regions to access food, we knew we… Read more »

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