Food Bank of Delaware kicks off Thanksgiving For All food drive
It's hard to believe, but another holiday season is right around the corner! We kicked off our annual Thanksgiving For All food and funds drive this week. The community’s assistance is needed to collect food items and monetary donations in order to create 2,500 Thanksgiving meal boxes for Delaware families in need.
Individuals, neighborhoods, businesses, schools, faith-based organizations and other...
Food Bank of Delaware’s Halloween Blue Jean Ball to be held October 21
The Food Bank of Delaware will hold its annual Blue Jean Ball, presented by Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant, on Saturday, October 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The event will take place at the organization’s future home at 222 Lake Drive in Newark.
The popular Halloween theme will continue for the third year in a row, and the...
ACE Centers offer food and more
Peers who seek counseling and resources from ACE Peer Resource Center really benefit from services provided by the Food Bank of Delaware, says Linda Williams, CPSS, Lead Recovery Learning Specialist at the agency’s Georgetown location.
ACE (Acceptance, Change, Empowerment) serves downstate Delawareans from two sites: the other is located in Seaford. ACE is a day center for people that director...
JPMorgan Chase employees garden for hungry Delawareans
While the temperatures don't quite feel like fall yet, Delaware's summer growing season is winding down.
Volunteers from JPMorgan Chase spent the summer tending to an on-site garden at three Chase campuses in Delaware. To date, the volunteers have harvested more than 720 pounds of fresh produce says volunteer Leepika Dhillon.
Earlier this spring, volunteers built raised bed gardens for the...
Golfers bask in sunshine at fourth annual Food Bank golf tournament
For the fourth year in a row, golfers were greeted by sunny blue skies at the Food Bank of Delaware's annual golf tournament held at Fieldstone Golf Club in Greenville on Monday, September 11.
Twenty-two foursomes rounded out this year's field of golfers. Spearheaded by Kevin Davies, co-owner of Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant, this year's event brought in an...
Barclays presents $125,000 to Food Bank of Delaware at Culinary School graduation
As part of the graduation celebration of the 49th and 50th classes of The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware, Barclays presented a check for $125,000 to help support the Food Bank’s culinary workforce development program. Funding will support student scholarships to The Culinary School, the Food Bank’s alumni-run food cart and the ManageFirst specialized food training...
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