For most of her career, Latoya Burise served in the military as a food service sergeant.
On the military base, Latoya and her team cooked in bulk for 300-400 people at a time.
After leaving the military in 2012, she worked several jobs including security. Wanting to get back into the food service industry, Latoya found out about The Culinary School...
Food Bank culinary grads honored during commencement ceremony
Twelve members of The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware celebrated their achievements today during a graduation ceremony for the 13th and 14th classes at the Food Bank’s Milford facility.
The graduates were: Logan Chandler, Robert Crain, Teaaina Hall, Steven Hammell, Devin Hinkle, Anitra Hughes, DaShawn Jones, Betina Julien, Kelly Long, Timothy McLeish, Joyce Stevens, and Eric Townsend.
Workforce Development Partner of the Year: Barclays
Last month we hosted our annual dinner and honored nine supporters who have gone above and beyond to support our Creating a Bold Future capital campaign! Over the next several weeks, we will highlight each of our honorees.
In order to achieve our vision of a community free of hunger, we know that developing the job skills of Delawareans is...
Patients praise Food Rx program
Connie could be an ambassador for the Food Prescription Program, a partnership between the Food Bank of Delaware and Beebe Healthcare that assists patients with having access to food through a mobile food pantry.
Started just a year ago, patients – at the time of discharge – get free “prescriptions” to visit the Food Bank of Delaware’s mobile pantry for...
New van enables improved service to hungry Sussex Countians
It’s easy to see that the Christian Storehouse in Millsboro is a bustling place.
In addition to the thrift store located just off U.S. 113, manager Steve Smith operates a food pantry that serves 300-350 families each month in the 19966-zip code. The Christian Storehouse is one of the Food Bank of Delaware’s 575 hunger-relief program partners, and it’s somewhat...
Culinary training program meant to be for soon-to-be graduate
Lenny McClain doesn't believe that luck helped land him a spot at The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware. It was meant to be.
After serving an almost 13-year prison stint in Pennsylvania, Lenny was released and given permission to move to Middletown to stay with family.
"When I came out here, I knew it was necessary for me to get...
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