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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Food Lion Feeds Foundation’s Great Pantry Makeover

The Food Pantry of Sandy Mush Community Center Each year, Food Lion Feeds Foundation hosts their Great Pantry...
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Nutrition Works: Carrot Slaw

A Side Dish for Your Favorite Fall Dinners Our Nutrition Works team works to provide our clients with recipes...
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Dancing in Can Costumes

Ingles Day at the Mountain State Fair Not only did the Mountain State Fair return this year to WNC –...
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Highlights of the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year

A Record Breaking Year The 2020-2021 fiscal year was a year unlike any in MANNA’s history. Throughout...
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Celebrating 20 Years of Empty Bowls!

20 Years of Art & Food: A Celebration to Feed Thousands Across WNC When art, food, music, and friends all...
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The Current Reality Across Our Beautiful Region

Dear Friends, We hope this letter finds you and yours healthy and doing well. These are highly unusual times...
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September is Hunger Action Month

Take action to make a difference in the lives of our neighbors! Every September, the network of 200 Feeding...
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Ingles Day at the Mountain State Fair

Get your cans ready for one of our favorite food drives of the year! Thanks to our incredible hometown...
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Nutrition Works: Tomato & Yellow Squash Side Dish

Our Nutrition Works team works to provide our clients with recipes detailing how to cook up the food that...
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Summer Packs

Food Access for the Summer, When Kids Are Out of School For MANNA FoodBank, and our dedicated network of...
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Nutrition Works: Crunchy Peanut Butter Banana Parfait

Our Nutrition Works team works to provide our clients with recipes detailing how to cook up the food that...
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Children and Food Insecurity

Why are WNC Children Facing Higher Rates of Hunger? In Western North Carolina, food insecurity...
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What is in a Summer Pack?

Summer Packs are MANNA’s answer to summer hunger, when WNC children don’t have access to free...
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Impact Report: March 2020 – June 2021

While we’re beginning to see the signs of recovery, the near 100,000 people we are serving every month...
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Partner Agency Highlight: Serving Latinx Communities in WNC

A recent report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) is helping to showcase the impact...
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An Update from MANNA

The Need for Food in WNC Remains High As MANNA FoodBank, the pandemic has been both a marathon and a sprint...
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MANNA’s Focus on Health

Even in a Pandemic, MANNA Maintains a Commitment to Healthy Food for the Wellbeing of Our Community At MANNA,...
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Make SNAP Dollars Go Further at Local Farmers’ Markets!

In Western North Carolina, we are surrounded by an abundance of beautiful farmland and farmers’ markets...
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Nutrition Works (Recipes + Video)

Our Nutrition Works team not only works to ensure that we are providing clients with nutrient-dense and...
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Healthy Food + Volunteers

Egg Candlers Help Provide Vital Nutrients to WNC Protein is one of several essential nutrients that the human...
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Impact Report: March 2020 – May 2021

While we’re beginning to see the signs of recovery, the almost 100,000 people we are serving every...
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Partner Highlight: Interfaith Assistance Ministry in Henderson...

Interfaith Assistance Ministry has been providing assistance to Henderson County residents since 1984. Their...
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Partner Agency Highlight: Serving Black Communities in WNC

Recent data analysis from Feeding America is helping to shine a light on how racial disparity has an impact...
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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...
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Important Community Resources

To create a food secure and hunger free WNC, it is important that we are aware of available community...
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The Importance of Universal Free School Lunches

In late April, it was announced by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that universal free...
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Lynn’s Walk for MANNA

Between January 1st and February 14th, Lynn Hamby, a powerful food advocate for people in Murphy, NC, set out...
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Getting the Job Done

The incredible work of Partner Agencies over this past year! Just one year ago…. Nearly one year into the...
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National Nutrition Month

MANNA Foodbank is celebrating National Nutrition Month©, a time that is dedicated to encouraging healthy...
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Relief Can’t Come Soon Enough

While thousands of Western North Carolina families struggle to hold on through the pandemic and its economic...
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Food Resources

Help Spread the Word One of the most important things you can do as an advocate for our friends and neighbors...
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When Can I Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

A County by County Guide In the interest of everyone’s health & well-being, we wanted to help best...
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Community Resources

Food, Rent, Utilities & Mortgage Assistance We recognize now is a time that many people are struggling to...
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Haywood Christian Ministry

Notes From Our Partners For the past fifty years, Haywood Christian Ministry has been a part of Haywood...
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Keep Trucking…

Volunteer Drivers & Their Incredible Impact in 2020 Following a year like no other, we wanted to take a...
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Forging a Better Future for Everyone in our Mountains &...

A Letter From MANNA’s CEO Dear MANNA Community, The last weeks and months have been revealing—showing...
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A Season of Giving

Ways to Lend a Hand this Holiday Season! This holiday season, there are many ways that you can support MANNA,...
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Stories of Hope & Generosity

A Little Bit of Hope for 2021 One of the most important things a person can possess is hope. That’s why,...
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One Year of Reaching Those Who Could Not Reach Us

Celebrating a year of MANNA Community Markets!   Last year, MANNA officially launched a new program,...
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The Ingles Giving Tree Tradition Continues!

Feast Your Eyes on the Ingles Giving Tree Monday, November 23, 4-6PM The 28th Ingles Giving Tree Celebrates a...
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A Marathon and a Sprint

As we race everyday to meet the dramatically increased need in our region, it has become both a marathon and...
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MANNA Since the Pandemic

Every year, we work tirelessly to combat hunger and food insecurity throughout WNC. This year, however, our...
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September is Hunger Action Month

This month, you can take action to make a difference in the lives of our neighbors. Every September, the...
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Volunteering at MANNA Amidst the Pandemic

Safety First: Increasing Our Safety Measures To Combat COVID-19 As MANNA, we are committed to a healthy...
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Reaching Out with Food & Hope to Those Hit Hardest By the...

MANNA’s Efforts to Get Food to the Latinx Community As the pandemic continues, people throughout WNC...
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