Culinary School provides career training, caring role models
Thanks to The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware, Dale Coston Jr. is almost ready to move forward in the food-service industry. The 32-year-old Frederica resident has completed 12 weeks of classroom and basic kitchen training at the Milford branch, and he started a two-week work experience at a new restaurant. On April 23, he’s set to...
Second class of L.O.G.I.C. graduates at the Food Bank of Delaware
Five students who have spent the last 11 weeks learning the ins and outs of the logistics/operations industry have successfully completed the Food Bank of Delaware's L.O.G.I.C. (Logistics, Operations, General Warehousing and Inventory Control) program. Their accomplishments were celebrated this morning at the Food Bank of Delaware's new headquarters at 222 Lake Drive in Newark.
The graduates are Johana Britt,...
Close to 500 attendees ‘Come Together’ to learn how to break the cycle of poverty
Anti-poverty advocates of all ages gathered on Thursday at the Chase Center at the Riverfront for a daylong conference focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through a trauma-informed care approach. The daylong event, Coming Together: The Cycle Can Be Broken, was presented by Corteva Agriscience.
Spearheaded by the Food Bank of Delaware’s Coalition to End Hunger and Brae’s Brown...
Lunch With a Purpose helps Food Bank, other Sussex non-profits
On the first Wednesday of each month from September to May, at least 200 women pack the dining room of a Sussex County banquet facility to dine as part of Lunch With a Purpose. Since 2007, the non-profit event has raised funds for local charities and received food donations for the Food Bank, and that support benefits hungry Delawareans.
Culinary School creates positive experiences for Dover resident
For Jerry Soriano, the Food Bank of Delaware’s Culinary School has been much more than attending classes and going to school; it is one of the most positive experiences in his life.
When this Dover resident first learned about the Culinary School in Milford, he had a part-time job and was attending Delaware Tech’s Terry Campus in the graphic arts...
Coming Together conference to focus on breaking the cycle of poverty through a trauma-informed care perspective
Breaking the cycle of poverty through a trauma-informed care perspective will be the topic of conversation at the biennial Coming Together: The Cycle Can Be Broken conference presented by Corteva Agriscience on Thursday, April 4 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront.
“This year’s Coming Together conference recognizes that when kids and their families face foundational challenges, each adversity deepens...
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