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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Food On the Table: Supporter Spotlight, September 2017

Over the last few years, MANNA staff, volunteers, and partners have watched as the number of WNC residents seeking emergency food support grows. In 2016, MANNA distributed over 13.6 million meals across WNC. MANNA continues to distribute record amounts of food every year, and with that increase in the need for food comes an increase… Read more »

Hurricane Harvey and Flooding Relief: How to Help

Send the Help They Need. We have received a number of requests from the local community interested in helping out with hurricane and flooding relief in Texas. MANNA FoodBank has been in touch with our national partner, Feeding America. Sending supplies takes huge coordination and is costly and time consuming. These folks need assistance on… Read more »

Nutrition WORKS: Community Investment at Work

In September 2016, MANNA FoodBank was awarded a grant of $65,000 from the Community Investment program of Mission Health. This grant included support for our Clinic Referral pilot program, where we partner with area clinics to refer food insecure patients to available resources. It also included support for Nutritional Nudge events, where MANNA staff provide… Read more »