Posts Categorized: Special Events

Take Action Against Hunger in September!

September is Hunger Action Month. More than 100,000 people experience hunger in Western North Carolina every year. Every September, MANNA FoodBank, together with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, mobilize across all 50 states in an effort to bring awareness to the issue of hunger in America. Hunger Action Month is designed to… Read more »

Mosaix Group Wins Global Recognition for Blue Jean Ball

Mosaix Group, a leader in the field of Event Planning and Destination Management Companies (DMC), has been awarded the 2017 ADMEI Achievement Award for Best Public Event in recognition of their volunteer work on MANNA FoodBank’s 2016 Blue Jean Ball. The Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI) announced the winners of the prestigious 2017… Read more »

Empty Bowls: The People that Make It Happen

Mountain Communities Come Together to Address Food Insecurity This year marks MANNA’s 15th Empty Bowls fundraiser, one of two major fundraisers held every year to help support our daily activities of sourcing, warehousing, and distributing food across Western North Carolina. This unique event unites community, art, food and collaboration while bringing awareness to the very real problem of hunger…. Read more »

Empty Bowls Tickets on Sale NOW

Tickets for the 15th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser are now available! Fabulous pottery, incredible food, live music, and all proceeds go for a good cause – helping to end hunger in Western North Carolina. Get them now before they sell out…and they WILL sell out! CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE LUNCH TICKETS Lunch is SOLD OUT… Read more »

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 to our enewsletter, which you can do at the bottom of our website. Thank you! -MANNA Staff UPDATE 9/11/15: LUNCH IS SOLD OUT UPDATE 9/1/15: DINNER IS SOLD OUT Mark your calendars for MANNA FoodBank’s best-yet Empty Bowls… Read more »

Empty Bowls on September 15th

Empty Bowls is the centerpiece event of Hunger Action Month. It’s a celebration of community, art, and collaboration while bringing awareness to the very real problem of hunger.  This year Empty Bowls is on Monday, September 15th, and it is MANNA’s 13th year of sponsorship. Special thanks to this year’s food donors which include: Annie’s Breads,… Read more »

September Happenings

September is Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of hunger. Organized by the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, the campaign brings greater attention to the issue of hunger in America and promotes ways for individuals everywhere to get involved with the movement to solve… 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 »