Culinary student finds career path in food service
Chris Henry admits he wanted to attend culinary school since attending high school at Dickinson and Glasgow High Schools. "But I just never took the step to actually do it," he explains.
He says he has probably had a thousand jobs since his first one at age 14.
"Every age of my life since 14 I had a different job," he...
Student pursues culinary dream at the Food Bank of Delaware
Howard Bailey says attending culinary school has been his dream since he was 15.
But he didn't know how much it would actually save his life.
While on work release at the Delaware Department of Correction's Plummer Center, Howard learned about the opportunity to attend training at The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware.
He was released from the Plummer...
Culinary student: ‘This is a big opportunity!’
By Gwen Guerke, Communications Coordinator
Thanks to the Food Bank of Delaware’s Culinary School program and Delaware WONDER, Nitza Valderrama has a job she loves and a future that’s as bright as she can dream of.
This Milford resident learned about the job readiness program through her social worker at the Health and Social Services center. The employment and training program...
Financial Tips for the New Year
By Allison Russell, $tand By Me Financial Coach
Now that we’re at the beginning of 2017, it’s a good time to set some financial goals and get started sooner rather than later. Here a few tips to help manage your finances and save more of your money.
Set SMART goals.
SMART goals are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time-related. You can set a goal to be wealthy and retire...
Food Lion donation helps fuel kids
Thanks to a $10,000 donation from Food Lion through Feeding America, kids at Clayton Court Apartments won't have to worry about being hungry after school.
Clayton Court Apartments is the newest site to participate in our pilot after-school grab and go meal.
Meal service began just before the holidays, and it's already popular with both kids and their parents.
Dona Rothwell, Property...
Culinary School Student Spotlight: Lisa Rogers
Lisa Rogers works two jobs to support her family and attends class at The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware on week days.
Before her day at The Culinary School has begun, she's already been on the road for several hours driving a bus for a local school district. Weekends are spent working at Burger King.
And when she's...
If you are hungry or otherwise in need of assistance, please contact the Delaware
Helpline by dialing 211. Visit the Delaware Helpline Website for more information
and helpful resources.
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