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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Upcoming 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.

Monday, September 28th

Arthur Edington Center, 3-5 PM
133 Livingston St
Asheville, NC 28801

Tuesday, September 29th

Big Ivy Community Center, 9 AM - 2 PM
540 Dillingham Rd
Barnardsville, NC 28709

Friday, October 2nd

Reconciliation House, 9 AM - 12 PM
Academy Street
Burnsville, NC 28714

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

Latinx Community Distribution: Wellington Estates, 3-5 PM
42 Avalon Drive
Arden, NC 28704

Monday, October 5th

Latinx Community Distribution: Emma UMC, 3-5 PM
59 Adams Hill Rd
Asheville, NC 28806

Deaverview, 3:30-5:30 PM
275 Deaverview Rd
Asheville, NC 28806

Tuesday, October 6th

Enka Middle School, 5-6:30 PM
390 Asbury Rd
Candler, NC 28715

Wednesday, October 7th

Bryson City Presbyterian Church (First Baptist Church), 10 AM - 12 PM
37 Church Ave
Bryson City, NC 28713

Aston Park Towers, 3:30-5:30 PM
165 S French Broad Ave
Asheville, NC 28801

Thursday, October 8th

Old Rock School Gym, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
211 River St
Newland, NC 28657

Friday, October 9th

Pigeon Community Center, 2-4 PM
1170 N. Main St
Waynesville, NC 28786

Fresh News

September is Hunger Action Month!

This month, you can take action to make a difference in the lives of our neighbors. Every September, the network of 200 Feeding America food banks and our partners in food security work to raise awareness of the dire issue that our country is facing – more Americans than ever are facing an empty plate,… Read more »

Reaching Out with Food & Hope to Those Hit Hardest By the Pandemic

MANNA’s Efforts to Get Food to the Latinx Community As the pandemic continues, people throughout WNC continue to struggle with a variety of issues, such as health, income and making sure their household has enough food so that people do not go hungry. For particular communities, the pandemic has hit harder in Buncombe County. Despite… Read more »

A Light in the Dark For Families Needing Food: Beacon of Hope in Marshall, NC

Food & Hope in Madison County On a hot July afternoon, residents of Madison County drove to Beacon of Hope – a church sitting atop a hill in Marshall, NC – to pick up food that they could bring home to their households. “Everyone at Beacon of Hope is so welcoming!” exclaimed Amy, a longtime… Read more »

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