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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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2014 Student Food Drive


Show Your Local Pride Support the Student Food Drive High schools across Western North Carolina are right now dreaming and scheming of clever ways to collect the most food and

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Recognition for a Deserving Partner


Congratulations to Thermo Fisher Scientific Plant for being recognized by IndustryWeek Magazine as one of the Best Plants in North America. They are leaders in operational excellence, and were cited

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Harris Teeter Shoppers Gave Over $8K


WNC Harris Teeter Customers Donate Over $8,000 to MANNA FoodBank Monetary Gifts Equal 24,000 Meals for Those Struggling with Hunger ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 8, 2014) Harris Teeter and MANNA FoodBank

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30 Years of Service - The Need Continues


By David Hurand For thirty years Manna Food Bank has provided food and hope to residents in need in sixteen Western North Carolina Counties. David Hurand spoke with Manna Executive

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Food Drives Help Provide Thousands of Meals this Holiday Season


Community groups in WNC have held approximately 55 food drives to benefit MANNA since the week before Thanksgiving. A few standouts: Oakley Elementary – The whole school participated in this

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Holiday Giving with a Special Twist


The holidays will soon be upon us. Often our family gatherings and celebrations center around food. Now, imagine what your festivities would look like if you had little or no

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Reflections on MANNA's 30th


This article first appeared in the Asheville Citizen Times. Vintage photo of Toby Ives (left) with Santa courtesy of the Asheville Citizen Times. MANNA’S BIRTHDAY PARTY Written by Toby Ives,

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