Fresh News

It’s our mission to involve, educate and unite people in the work of ending hunger. Fresh News is our monthly newsletter to keep you up-to-date on the latest MANNA events and benefits, and provides updates and stories highlighting the impact of our current programs and the work of our food distribution partner network. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter here:

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Community Leader, Advocate, Visionary: Leigh Pettus Retires After 22 Years at MANNA

As I wind down 22 years at MANNA FoodBank, I would like to thank all who have supported me: the partner agency heroes, volunteers, VISTAs and AmeriCorps members, current and former staff, colleagues near and far, food and financial donors, my family and friends. MANNA has a unique role and responsibility as a catalyst and… Read more »

14 Million Pounds and Counting…

  A letter from MANNA Food Bank Executive Director, Cindy Threlkeld: As MANNA wraps up our fiscal year, we want to take a moment to thank you for your support.   We become so engaged in the logistics and daily challenges that we don’t often pause to look at what we have accomplished in partnership with… Read more »

Feeding Hope for 30 Years and Counting

Take a glimpse inside of MANNA. Learn from the Executive Directors, past and present why and how we do what we do. Have a look, spread the word.

Pushing the Limits for Peanut Butter

Shaniqua Simuel donated 340 jars of peanut butter this month as part of her effort to win a $7500 scholarship from The organization is targeted for older teens and people in their early twenties. Shaniqua took on PB + Slam Jam. In less than a week she managed to get 340 jars of peanut… Read more »

Music to Your Mouth and More

Music has a way of bringing people together, and countless musicians have united people in the work of ending hunger. In the last thirty-plus years, MANNA FoodBank has been the beneficiary of numerous concerts. These events range from small house parties where people “pass the hat” to large arena shows featuring renowned professional musicians. Here… Read more »