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


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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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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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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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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The Youth of WNC are Making A Difference!


“ “ The future leaders of WNC are not waiting around to make a difference in our community, they’re taking action right now to help End Hunger in WNC. The

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Community Foundation Grant allows for increased food distribution


MANNA FoodBank receives $50,000 Grant from the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina. This will enable MANNA to continue increasing food distribution across our 16-county service area. In 2013 MANNA

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Tears of Joy


From MANNA’s Executive Director, Cindy Threlkeld Have you ever cried, not out of sadness, but from joy and relief? At MANNA, we hear stories from our program and pantry directors

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