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Rallying for Girls in WNC

MANNA, Project Dignity of WNC, Feeding America, and Always® Partner on a Special Donation Traditionally, MANNA FoodBank’s inventory flow is almost exclusively food. But when the community lacks access to the most fundamental needs, like groceries, it is more than likely that people lack access to other grocery basics, like toilet paper and personal care… Read more »

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 day’s food deliveries—delivering the majority of the more than 41,000 meals MANNA distributes each day. These wheels work hard, moving food across a mountainous, rural region spanning over 6,400 square miles, and that work is expanding as… Read more »

When the Need Arises, We Respond

Earlier this year, when the government shutdown meant missed paychecks for more than 6,000 people across Western North Carolina, MANNA responded. With the support of our community and partnerships with local organizations, we hosted several distributions for federal employees and provided pop-up markets for TSA employees affected by the shutdown. Five weeks of missed paychecks… Read more »

Food Really Is Love.

A Special Valentine’s Day Message Celebrating All the Love You Share It’s central to more than just sustaining life. It’s the heart of every family and community gathering, it’s how people celebrate milestones, moments, and traditions. It can tell a history, or can become part of the future. Food is a reflection of life in… Read more »

Giving Hope If the Government Shutdown Continues

As you know, MANNA is a non-partisan organization dedicated to providing information on issues that could affect the lives of the people we serve. Therefore, it is important to look at the potential impacts of the government shutdown. Working families who had felt secure are now facing the reality that their next pay check may… Read more »

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 families’ table across our region with the staples that we all enjoy during a special holiday meal. Food with Hope and Dignity One reality of food banking is that food banks commonly receive holiday-specific food donations… Read more »

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 Bank of America’s Give A Meal campaign! We are so proud to report that our community met the match within a few days of the campaign launching – helping to LEAD THE NATION in community giving,… Read more »

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 storm-affected regions in North and South Carolina in a coordinated effort to help alleviate the impacts from Hurricane Florence. We are working very closely with our sister food banks to help provide the most needed resources, including… Read more »