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.

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

Monday, October 18

Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds, 12-2:30 PM
545 Tsali Blvd.
Cherokee, NC 28719

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

Tuesday, October 19

Leicester Community Welcome Table, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
2979 New Leicester Highway
Leicester, NC 28748

Asheville Middle School, 5-6:30 PM
211 S French Broad Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801

Wednesday, October 20

Henderson County Health Department, 12-2 PM
1200 Spartanburg Hwy.
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Graham County TEFAP Distribution, 10 AM - 12 PM
300 5 Point Rd.
Robbinsville, NC 28771

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 2-4 PM
24 Sanctuary Hill Dr.
Canton, NC 28716

Shiloh/Rock Hill Church, 3-5 PM
486 Caribou Rd.
Asheville, NC 28803

Thursday, October 21

Only Hope, 2:30-5 PM
300 East Campus Dr.
Flat Rock, NC 28731

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

Friday, October 22

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

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