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Healthy Harvest: Supporter Spotlight, November 2016

Food Donors Step Up with Fresh Produce Back in July, we highlighted some of our retail store partners and...
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Join Us for the 24th Annual Ingles Giving Tree Lighting!

Ingles Markets and MANNA FoodBank invite the community to attend the 24th annual lighting of the Ingles...
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*UPDATE: The Match Has Been Met!* Triple Your Impact Now...

UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that donated to this campaign, we have met our maximum matched funds! We are so...
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Partners in Nutrition: MANNA FoodBank, Mission Health, and YMCA

Nutrition Works: MANNA partners with Mission Health Partners and the YMCA on Nutrition Initiatives We are...
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A NEW RECORD for Empty Bowls!

Thanks to the talented potters, culinary sponsors, ticket holders, and event sponsors, the 15th Empty Bowls...
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Feeding WNC: Supporter Spotlight, September 2016

Support from Appalachian Region Porsche Club of America, Feeding America, Walmart Foundation, and TD...
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Thermo Fisher Scientific: Changing the Plate For Good

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Impact Is Making a Difference for WNC Families We often talk about how...
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Empty Bowls: The People that Make It Happen

Mountain Communities Come Together to Address Food Insecurity This year marks MANNA’s 15th Empty...
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Dedicated Day Shifts: MANNA’s Weekly Volunteer Corp

Fighting Hunger Every Week Nils and Joan Nelson have had a standing date every week for the last two and a...
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Filling the Plate: Supporter Spotlight, August 2016

Support from the Community Foundation of Henderson County, Wells Fargo Foundation, and the Food Lion Feeds...
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Empty Bowls Tickets on Sale NOW

Tickets for the 15th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser are now available! Fabulous pottery, incredible food, live...
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WNC Youth: Leading the Fight Against Hunger

During June and July, over 100 youth groups will have volunteered at MANNA. That translates to more than...
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A Dedicated Space to Erase Hunger (VIDEO)

MANNA FoodBank Presents: Just In Time: The Finished Space to Erase Hunger MANNA has officially been...
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Keeping Food on the Table: Supporter Spotlight, July 2016

Support From Feeding America, Woodforest Charitable Foundation, and Mission Health Help MANNA Keep Food on...
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Meet MANNA’s New CEO: Hannah Randall

Dear MANNA Family: As the Board President of MANNA FoodBank, it is my pleasure to announce the selection of...
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MANNA’s Space to Erase Hunger Expansion Project is...

Thanks to our incredible community, MANNA is ready to provide MORE fresh, nutritious food to WNC families...
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UPDATE: Tickets to 2016’s BLUE JEAN BALL Now SOLD OUT

Blue Jean Ball: FIRE & ICE Ignite Your Passion to End Hunger in WNC and Come Chill at this year’s...
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Putting the “Give” in Givens: Givens Estates...

Givens Estates’ mission is to give back to the community. When it comes to volunteering, Givens residents...
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The 2016 Student Food Drive is Underway! UPDATED

Students Fight Hunger in WNC UPDATED May 9, 2016: Winners Announced! This past month 35 schools...
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A Decade of Dedication: MANNA Packs for Kids Reaches 1,000,000...

MANNA FoodBank is celebrating a major milestone: This month, MANNA staff and volunteers are packing and...
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The Fuel That Feeds: Volunteers and Donors Ignite the Growth...

MANNA FoodBank is celebrating a major milestone: This month, MANNA staff and volunteers are packing and...
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Wells Fargo Gives to the Community in Time and Money

Two days before the Christmas holiday, employees from several WNC regional Wells Fargo branches including the...
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Give A Little. Feed A Lot.

This year, #GivingTuesday is December 1. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving to charitable causes in...
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Help MANNA Wrap Up Hunger!

The holiday shopping season is upon us! But don’t worry: MANNA is here to relieve some of the stress...
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MANNA’s Executive Director, Cindy Threlkeld, Retiring...

MANNA FoodBank’s Executive Director, Cindy Threlkeld, publicly announced her retirement this week....
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The 23rd Annual Ingles Giving Tree Lighting Ceremony

Ingles Markets and MANNA FoodBank invite you to attend the 23nd annual lighting of the Ingles Giving Tree at...
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One Small Person Makes a Huge Impact

Madi Sutton may not be your typical 12-year-old, yet she has no supernatural powers and does not wear a cape....
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Hunger Action Month 2015: A Record-Setting Year

Hunger Action Month happens every September, and this year’s was one of our best yet! We set multiple...
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This Hunger Action Month, We Celebrate YOU!

While this month might be packed with ways to act to end hunger, we know that YOU – our volunteers,...
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Hunger in WNC: A Closer Look

The economy is bouncing back – at least, that’s what we keep hearing from employment and economic...
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Leanne Brown Makes Cooking on a Budget Easy and Delicious

MANNA FoodBank will host Leanne Brown, author of the cookbook Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day, for a...
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14th Annual Empty Bowls Tickets on Sale NOW!

Please note: This event has passed. Stay tuned for news about 2016’s Empty Bowls event by subscribing...
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We’re on a Mission, and it’s All About Food

For 31 years, MANNA FoodBank has been rescuing food from being thrown away and has gotten it into the homes...
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Blue Jean Ball a Soulful Success!

This year’s ball was held on Saturday, June 6th, and our theme was Bowl Full of Soul. The ball was...
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MANNA Receives Morgan Stanley Award

MANNA FoodBank received a $25,000 grant from Morgan Stanley to help fund the MANNA Pack Program, a child...
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Premier Entertainment for the Blue Jean Ball

The Blue Jean Ball is set to have a fabulous 10 piece band to provide some soulful entertainment on June...
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MANNA Receives 4 out of 4 Stars on Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator is the nation’s largest and most utilized evaluator of charities.  It works to guide...
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MANNA Welcomes New Chief Development Officer

After careful planning and much anticipation, our Chief Development Officer, Donna Ensley, has accepted the...
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Campaign Chairmen Interview on WCQS

With the Space to Erase Hunger campaign in full swing, David Holt and Brad Searson sit down for an...
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Blue Jean Ball Tickets on Sale Now!

Purchase your ticket HERE for the 16th annual Blue Jean Ball!  This year’s Blue Jean Ball will take...
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Let’s Stamp Out Hunger!

  Saturday, May 9th marks the 23rd anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving, the National...
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Get Ready for the 16th Annual Blue Jean Ball!

Mark your calendars for Asheville’s most fun and funky fundraising (and roof-raising) party, MANNA...
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MANNA FoodBank Kicks Off Space to Erase Capital Campaign

MANNA FoodBank kicked off the public phase of the Space to Erase Hunger Capital Campaign on Tuesday, April...
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Collaborating in Communities to End Hunger

MANNA’s Network Capacity Improvement Project In 2014, MANNA distributed 15 million pounds of food,...
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Finding More to Life at MANNA

written by Marlene Champagne Having recently moved to Asheville last summer, residing in a one-bedroom...
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A Soup-er Way to Make a Difference!

Residents at The Beaverdam Run held their 2nd Annual SOUPer on Sunday, February 15. Thirty eight...
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David Holt Named Honorary Chair of Campaign

Western North Carolina resident and Grammy-award winning musician David Holt has partnered with MANNA as the...
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Good Health and the Path to a Better Life

“Probably the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do is use food stamps.” “It’s nice...
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Be Nice With Your Rice

The Cantina at Historic Biltmore Village began the Be Nice With Your Rice campaign in 2013 to raise funds and...
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Learn About MANNA AND Our Local Real Estate Market

Beverly Hanks Real Estate has been a long time supporter of MANNA FoodBank. This month Neal Hanks Jr. paid us...
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At MANNA FoodBank, We’re Orange AND Green

Did you know that 40 percent of all the food produced in the United States is thrown out without ever being...
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A Small Window to Make a Big Difference

Earlier this week Congress and the President reauthorized the IRA charitable rollover – but only through...
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#GivingTuesday

Update: Giving Tuesday was an amazing success! We raised a total of $64,110 (including our match)! Thanks to...
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Chief Development Officer Awarded for Excellence

MANNA is pleased to announce that the 2014 AFP WNC selected our own Donna Ensley as Outstanding Fundraising...
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