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.


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, June 21

Macon County Program for Progress, 1:30-3:00 PM
1436 Georgia Rd.
Franklin, NC 28734

Tuesday, June 22

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

Sunny View Clubhouse, 2-4 PM
95 Coopers Gap
Mill Spring, NC 28756

Bartlett Arms Apartments, 3-4 PM
121 Bartlett St.
Asheville, NC 28801

Wednesday, June 23

Hiwassee Dam Community Building, 12-2 PM
7829 Hwy 294
Murphy, NC 28906

Pisgah View Apartments, 3-4 PM
1 Granada St.
Asheville, NC 28806

Thursday, June 24

Arthur Edington Center, 3-4 PM
133 Livingston St.
Asheville, NC 28801

Friday, June 25

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

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

Saturday, June 26

Only Hope WNC, 10 AM
2185 Old U.S. 25
Zirconia, NC 28739

Tuesday, July 6th

Old Beulahdean School, 11 AM - 1 PM
12190 Hwy 226 North
Bakersville, NC 28705

Emma United Methodist Church, 3-5 PM
59 Adams Hill Rd.
Asheville, NC 28807

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

Wednesday, July 7th

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

Graham Fellowship Food Distribution, 12-2 PM
695 Tapoco Rd.
Robbinsville, NC 28771

First United Methodist Church, 3-5 PM
566 S Haywood St.
Waynesville, NC 28786

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

Thursday, July 8th 

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

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

Deaverview Community Center, 3:30-4:30 PM
275 Deaverview Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806

Friday, July 9th

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

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

Fresh News

Where We Are Now

And Where We Can Go Together We want to take a moment to share a brief update on where we’ve been, a bit about what we’ve learned, and where we are going now. From March 2020 through April 2021, with your help, the MANNA network of volunteers and partner agencies moved an astounding 25,000,000 meals-worth… Read more »

Important Community Resources

To create a food secure and hunger free WNC, it is important that we are aware of available community resources. Whether these resources are directly food-related or not, all of them offer families who may be struggling access to necessities that can greatly improve one’s quality of life. Emergency Broadband – Americans can begin applying for… Read more »

The Importance of Universal Free School Lunches

In late April, it was announced by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that universal free lunch, one of the most effective methods of combating childhood food insecurity, would be extended through the 2021-2022 school year. Access to food is critical at every age. For children, it is particularly vital for both their learning… Read more »

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