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Top Organizational Supporters for the First Half of 2022

Thank you to all of the following organizations for their vital and significant support of MANNA’s work and...
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Top Food Donors for the First Half of 2022

Looking back upon the first half of this past year, we are beyond grateful for all of the public and private...
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The Cost-of-Living Crisis in WNC

The Reality our Region is Facing Right Now Western North Carolina, along with the rest of the country, is...
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Food Lion Celebrates the “Feedys”

A Coming Together of Partners Working to End Food Insecurity and Hunger Last month, Food Lion celebrated the...
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Keep Kids Fed Act

Children Will Continue to Have Access to Nutritious Food Throughout the Summer The Keep Kids Fed Act has just...
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Partner Spotlight: Feeding Avery Families

Feeding Avery Families (FAF) is a non-profit organization in Avery County, North Carolina that works to...
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Wheels for Meals

Help Drive our Mission Forward! Your fuel efficient, low-mileage vehicle could have another chapter helping...
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Nutrition Works: Fruit Salsa

Our Nutrition Works team works to provide our clients with recipes detailing how to create healthy dishes and...
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Child Nutrition Reauthorization

A Look at Important Anti-Hunger Legislation for Children The school year has ended, and summer has...
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Summer Hunger

Food Access for the Summer, When Children are out of School For MANNA FoodBank, and our dedicated network of...
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Christian Thomas and the Cougar Market

Selling Food for the Price of “Smiles and Happiness” Christian is the kind of person that has a...
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Girl Scouts Help Combat Food Insecurity in WNC

Troop 42504 Donates 1,200 Boxes of Cookies At the beginning of May, Girl Scouts from Troop 42504 in Buncombe...
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Shopping with SNAP

Make the Most of Your SNAP Dollars On May 24, we visited the West Asheville Tailgate Market to discuss SNAP...
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Partner Spotlight: United Christian Ministries of Jackson County

Providing Neighbors in Jackson County with Food & Resources Since 1989, United Christian Ministries (UCM)...
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Nutrition Works: Squash Fritters

Our Nutrition Works team works to provide our clients with recipes detailing how to create healthy dishes and...
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Governor’s Service Award

Congratulations to Rick Bailey & Lynn Lederer We are pleased to announce that two of our volunteers, Rick...
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Shopping with SNAP

MANNA LIVE! On May 24th, we will be hosting our next “MANNA Live!” live stream event, Shopping...
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Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables

Double Your SNAP Funds, Access Nutritious Local Produce and Support Local Farmers Access to nutritious,...
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Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is Back

The 30th Annual Food Drive from the National Association of Letter Carriers Returns On Saturday, May 14th The...
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The 13th Annual Student Food Drive

A Record Breaking Year Throughout the month of March, schools competed against each other in the 13th Annual...
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Nutritious Meals for Seniors

Chef Rachel Kalin and Jewish Family Services’ Commitment to Feed Seniors Jewish Family Services (JFS)...
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Plant a Row for MANNA

Feed Your Neighbors with Your Garden The weather is warming, and it’s planting season in the mountains!...
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Nutrition Works: Crazy “Coolslaw”

Our Nutrition Works team works to provide our clients with recipes detailing how to create healthy dishes and...
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Connecting Neighbors to Community Gardens

Access to Free and Local Produce Access to nutrient dense food is essential to everyone’s health and...
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Empowering Students: Nancy and Robert Taylor

Empowering Students and Their Families with Food Nancy and Robert Taylor’s Dedication to Feeding...
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Join Our Fresh Food Drive!

In these late winter months, fresh fruits and vegetables are hard to come by, especially with the increased...
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Celebrate a World of Flavors

National Nutrition Month Amid these turbulent times, MANNA wants to bring light during National Nutrition...
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Get Cookin’ with MANNA & Friends

MANNA LIVE! MANNA FoodBank is proud to present “MANNA LIVE!” This series of live stream events takes...
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Nutrition Works: Berry & Barley Spinach Salad

Our Nutrition Works team works to provide our clients with recipes detailing how to cook the food that they...
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Food is Love

Thank You to our Volunteers, Partners and Donors for Helping to Spread the Love Ever since the beginning of...
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Nutrition Works: Breakfast Egg Muffins

Our Nutrition Works team works to provide our clients with recipes detailing how to cook the food that they...
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The 13th Annual Student Food Drive

#MANNAStudentChallenge2022 The past few years, we have been unable to host our annual student food drive due...
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Partner Agency Spotlight: St. Vincent de Paul

Throughout WNC, MANNA has a network of over 200 partner agencies. These partners are often the final hands in...
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MANNA LIVE!

The “101” on Food Banking MANNA FoodBank is pleased to announce a new online series: “MANNA...
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Reflecting Upon the Past Year

2021: 5 Things We Are Thankful For Much like the year before it, 2021 was another unprecedented year at MANNA...
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Top Organizational Supporters in 2021

Thank you to all of the following organizations for their vital and significant support of MANNA’s work and...
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Top Food Donors in 2021

Looking back upon this past year, we are beyond grateful for all of the public and private partnerships with...
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Nutrition Works: Jicama Salad

Our Nutrition Works team works to provide our clients with recipes detailing how to cook the food that they...
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Announcing MANNA’s New CEO: Claire Neal

MANNA FoodBank is proud to welcome Claire Neal, who will be joining us on Monday, January 31st as our 6th...
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Another Record Breaking Year

MANNA’s 2020-2021 Annual Report Throughout yet another unprecedented year, MANNA has witnessed a...
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The Gift of Food & Hope

Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit, While Providing Food for our WNC Neighbors The holidays are the most...
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Grow Your Legacy, Create a Future Together

Planned Giving at MANNA Did you know that you could impact the lives of future individuals experiencing food...
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Interested in Driving Food to Families throughout WNC?

MANNA is Looking for Volunteer Drivers Volunteer drivers play an essential role in our operations. After...
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Nutrition Works: Cinnamon Chips & Fruit Salsa

Our Nutrition Works team works to provide our clients with recipes detailing how to cook the food that they...
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Rice-ing Up to the Challenge

Thermo Fisher Scientific Packs Thousands of Pounds of Rice for WNC Families In early November, Thermo Fisher...
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Spotlight on SNAP

The Importance of SNAP for WNC Seniors Did you know that one of the most effective ways of combatting food...
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An Update on MANNA’s New Facility

We wanted to give our community an update on where we stand in our planning process for our much-needed new...
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Reaching Out to Communities Across WNC

The Two Year “MANNA-versary” of MANNA Community Markets Two years ago, MANNA began a new and...
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Announcing the Lighting of the 29th Annual Ingles Giving Tree

The Beloved Tradition that Helps Feed WNC Continues! Nothing can hold back the giving spirit of the holidays...
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Thanksgiving Food in WNC

Thanksgiving Food Resources in Western North Carolina If you know someone who needs a little extra help at...
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Nutrition Works: Crockpot Navy Bean Soup

Our Nutrition Works team works to provide our clients with recipes detailing how to cook the food that they...
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Partnership for a Healthier America Welcomes MANNA to its...

National Healthy Hunger Relief work will double in reach, impacting more than 14 million Americans with...
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Why are so Many Seniors Struggling to Afford Groceries?

The Pressure Seniors Face Right Now in WNC In WNC, the fastest growing demographic is our senior population....
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Spotlight on Hunger

The Importance of SNAP for WNC Seniors Did you know seniors in western North Carolina currently struggle...
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