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


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


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


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


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


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


“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


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


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


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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Rotarians Against Hunger March 22nd Packing Event


MANNA FoodBank and the Rotary Club need your help! For the fifth year, Rotary Clubs from across Western North Carolina have joined to provide meals to hungry families in Western

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