The impacts of COVID-19 on demand, supply and distribution for local hunger relief organizations were immediate and profound, thrusting MANNA FoodBank and its smaller partner agencies into a triage response.
In spite of Western North Carolina’s growing reputation as a dining destination, food insecurity is still a pervasive problem for the region. With more than 15 percent of WNC’s population identified as food-insecure by the 2014 Map the Meal Gap study (and that number is not declining, even with improvements in the economy), eradicating hunger […]
On Feb. 19, MANNA FoodBank staff and volunteers delivered the organization’s millionth backpack full of weekend food to an elementary school in Waynesville.
MANNA FoodBank’s newly announced capital campaign, the Space to Erase Hunger, includes a comprehensive plans to achieve an “integrated facility,” through a complete overhaul of current warehouse operations.
Rock hunger away this holiday with Michael Barnes & Friends, Marc Keller Band, Sons of Ralph, Ryan Perry-Band, Mother Soul, Joe Lasher Jr., Rory Kelly’s Triple Threat and Slick Willie for the 13th annual Hometown Holiday Jam, presented by Asheville Musicians Coalition and Mountain Xpress.
The Asheville Idiotarod hopes to gather 2 tons of canned goods for MANNA Food Bank.