A Light in the Dark For Families Needing Food: Beacon of Hope...

Food & Hope in Madison County On a hot July afternoon, residents of Madison County drove to Beacon of...
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Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach: “Overwhelming Gratitude”

Stories of Hope from WNC As part of #MANNAfestingHope, we are sharing quotes and stories from across WNC to...
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The Teams Behind the Numbers

MANNA Staff are giving it their all, every day, to keep hope alive for thousands in WNC. We don’t often...
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MANNAfesting Hope

Although our beloved Blue Jean Ball was cancelled this year… Hunger Is Not. As food insecurity rises across...
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Neighbors Feeding Neighbors: “You’ve Given Us...

Family and Compassion Along the intersection of the North Toe River and Highway 226, hope is as abundant as...
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A Message to Our WNC Community

At a time like this, we are poignantly reminded of the profound words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. when he...
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In Times of Great Adversity…

Great People Arise and Come Together. Mid-March: When the Need Changed Overnight As the COVID-19 public...
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COVID-19 Response and Updates

(Updated 3/13/20 at 2:30PM) Letter from MANNA’s CEO, Hannah Randall Dear Friends: I am writing to...
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Driving Nutrition Home

MANNA’s Mobile Programs Promote Healthy Diets for Clients throughout WNC MANNA’s mobile...
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“I Love My Leafy Greens”

The Importance of Nutrition in NC Mountain Towns Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Newland is a beautiful...
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Your Dollar Now Goes Further Than Ever at MANNA!

We are delighted to announce that for every $1 donated to MANNA, you are helping provide 4 meals to our...
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Midnight MANNA

A Night of Service and Fun Saturday night is prime socializing time for high school students. But this past...
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Know Your Voting Rights

When going to the ballot box, it is important voters are informed of their rights. Here are a few important...
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Voter Advocacy: A Chance to Change the Future

A Chance To Change The Future MANNA is a place where people from all backgrounds and experiences come...
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MANNA Community Market

Meeting Communities Where We’re Needed For many Western North Carolinians, times are tough. In...
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These Kids Aren’t Playing Around…They’re...

WNC Youth’s Mission to End Hunger Kids love to help out. It’s in their nature. When they see...
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Sweet Dreams, Full Plates Serves Up Record Donation

Turning down services has never tasted so sweet. The third annual Sweet Dreams, Full Plates campaign set a...
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Holiday Turkey Drive, now through November 15th

Help Make a Local Family’s Table a Bit Brighter and Donate a Turkey to our TURKEY DRIVE! This holiday...
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All Hands On Deck in Macon County

Macon County Pop-Up Market Sees Large Attendance to Fill Basic Needs Macon County Community Members Come...
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Preparedness and Relief Efforts for Hurricane Dorian

*We will keep this page updated.* Preparedness and Relief Efforts for Hurricane Dorian What MANNA Is Doing...
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Take Action Against Hunger in September!

September is Hunger Action Month. More than 100,000 people experience hunger in Western North Carolina every...
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A Closer Look at Hunger in WNC

The Real Face of Hunger Western North Carolina families and residents continue to face an uphill battle when...
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Help Feed A Family this July thanks to WNC’s Craft Beer...

Hops For Hunger: Raise A Glass, Feed A Family Visit our dedicated local craft breweries and cideries who are...
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Blue Jean Ball is this Saturday!

A Party for a Purpose We’re thrilled to be hosting the 20th annual Blue Jean Ball this coming Saturday,...
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Catawba Brewing Hosts the White Zombie 5k on June 1, 2019...

Catawba Brewing Co. is hosting its first-ever White Zombie 5k, which will take place on June 1 at 9 a.m....
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Fight Hunger, Spark Change Means More Food for Families Across...

Walmart, Sam’s Club, and Feeding America Food Banks Team Up to Feed More People April 22 and through...
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Rallying for Girls in WNC

MANNA, Project Dignity of WNC, Feeding America, and Always® Partner on a Special Donation Traditionally,...
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Ingles Reclaim Center: A Local Partnership to Feed More People

The familiar beep of a checkout register is not something you usually hear in a warehouse, much less a food...
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Rubber Meets Road: More Wheels Mean More Food Across WNC

Any given weekday before 8:00 A.M., MANNA’s driving team hits the road, the truck fleet loaded with the...
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When the Need Arises, We Respond

Earlier this year, when the government shutdown meant missed paychecks for more than 6,000 people across...
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Food Really Is Love.

A Special Valentine’s Day Message Celebrating All the Love You Share It’s central to more than just...
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Giving Hope If the Government Shutdown Continues

As you know, MANNA is a non-partisan organization dedicated to providing information on issues that could...
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MANNA Pop-Up Markets: More Food to More Locations Across WNC

In the summer of 2018, MANNA launched a pilot program to provide more perishable foods to communities across...
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The 26th Annual Ingles Giving Tree: A Treasured Tradition of...

The Ingles Giving Tree Brings Hope and Inspires Compassion It’s more than just a Christmas tree; and, while...
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Holiday Turkey Drive, now through Nov. 15!

You can help make a local family’s table a bit brighter. This holiday season, we are hoping to fill...
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TRIPLE Matching Gift Opportunity! Update: Match MET!!!

Update: MATCH MET! Thanks to ALL who jumped into action, we secured the FULL MATCH available to us through...
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Hurricane Florence: MANNA’s Response and How You Can Help

*We will keep this page updated.* What MANNA Is Doing MANNA is working with food banks across the...
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September is Hunger Action Month: Join the Movement

Join the Movement. September is Hunger Action Month Hunger Action Month is a nationwide initiative designed...
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Nutrition Works: A Community Effort

MANNA FoodBank has wrapped up another great year of our Nutrition Works initiatives, thanks to our...
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Save the Date: 17th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser is Monday,...

Beautiful locally handmade pottery, delicious soup from favorite local chefs, and all for a great cause:...
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19th Annual Blue Jean Ball Success: Best Year Yet!

Celebrating A Record-Breaking Blue Jean Ball   This year’s 19th Blue Jean Ball was our most...
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Hops for Hunger: Buy A Beer, Help Feed A Family!

“Beer City” Comes Together in July to Feed WNC Many of us are busy planning summer vacations,...
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MANNA on the Move: Reliable Used Cars Needed

MANNA is a mobile organization, moving food across 6,434 square miles of our mountainous service area, and...
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ACTION ALERT: We Need Your Voice

Proposed Cuts to SNAP Threaten National Anti-Hunger Efforts MANNA FoodBank is a nonpartisan organization...
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Seasons of Grace: Planting Hope & Feeding the Community

Growing Hearts & Hope There’s something growing at the Swannanoa Correctional Facility for Women. Set...
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The 2018 Student Food Drive Raises Over 53,000 Meals!

The 2018 annual Student Food Drive is all wrapped up, and already people across our region are receiving the...
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Important FDA Recall Notice 4/13/18: Eggs

Egg Recall The FDA issued the following recall alert on Friday, April 13, 2018: Through an abundance of...
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Plant A Row for MANNA!

MANNA FoodBank invites gardeners in the region to join us in the work to end hunger in WNC by participating...
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Walnut Cove Members Association Supports Hunger Relief Efforts...

Thanks to a grant from the Walnut Cove Member Association, more Buncombe County students receiving free...
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Food Lion’s ‘Great Pantry Makeover’ Gives a...

For the last three years, Food Lion, a regional grocery chain based out of Salisbury, North Carolina, has...
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Decades of Service: Al and Ann Mojonnier

If you are ever in need of a dose of inspiration, it takes nothing more than walking through the doors of the...
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Fresh Food for Families: MANNA Dedicates the First Produce Pod...

Over the last several years, MANNA has worked hard to establish fresh produce distribution methods that are...
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Asheville Hotels Make Sweet Dreams for WNC Families Facing...

Local hotels raised over 100,000 meals during Hunger Action Month There is a special thing that happens when...
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Preserve Communities Makes a Big Impact with 1st Annual Grand...

When we heard that MANNA FoodBank had been chosen for The Preserve Communities’ inaugural $25,000 Grand...
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