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2014 Map the Meal Gap Study Uncovers Western North Carolina Food Insecurity Rates

04/22/14.

Nation-wide Research Reveals Poverty to be Most Impactful to Consistent Food Access ASHEVILLE, NC April 21, 2014 – MANNA FoodBank announced that the annual Map the Meal Gap results released

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Smithfield and Ingles Donate 80,000 Pounds of Protein to MANNA FoodBank

04/16/14.

Smithfield and Ingles partnered to provide more than 320,000 servings of protein to Western North Carolina families. The joint effort is part of Smithfield’s Helping Hungry Homes program. Representatives from

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MANNA Redesigned

04/15/14.

MANNA FoodBank has plans to undergo a facilities redesign project in mid-April to improve the efficiency and capacity of our two buildings. The redesign will improve the workflow within our

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The Asheville Tourists Sunday Food Drives

04/15/14.

MANNA FoodBank is proud to be on the same team with Ingles Markets and the Asheville Tourists for this year’s baseball season. Every Sunday game at home gives you the

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Stamp Out Hunger 2014

03/21/14.

Saturday May 10th marks the 22nd anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving – the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Letter carriers walk

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Real Stories

03/20/14.

Real Stories from Real People. This one is from Buncombe County. From Desperation to Independence March 2014 Two cans of corn and a bottle of tomato juice, that’s what she

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Food Pantries Strained by the Cold

03/18/14.

“When it’s cold, you want to make sure you have enough food in the house”, says Renae Brame of Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministries Food Pantry in Black Mountain. “When bad

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Give Peas a Chance

03/13/14.

Beth Stahl is the mastermind behind our MANNA Pack program. Starting in 2005 with just one school and 50 kids in need, our program has grown to 16 counties, serving

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Feeding Hope for 30 Years and Counting

03/07/14.

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. “I just

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MANNA's Market Program

02/27/14.

Fresh nutritious groceries are hard to come by when budgets are already stretched to the limits. To make ends meet, many families are forced to “shop for calories.” MANNA FoodBank’s

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