2,613 children receive free meals through Summer Grab and Go program
The last days of the summer season are officially here and we are excited to announce that we distributed 37,856 meals to 2,613 children this summer through our Grab and Go program.
The privately-funded Grab and Go program provided a convenient way for kids to receive nutritious foods during the summer months. This program enabled children to grab a bag...
Food Bank of Delaware Awarded Grant from The Kraft Heinz Company Foundation to Support Hunger-Relief Efforts
The Food Bank of Delaware today announced that it has received a grant from The Kraft Heinz Company Foundation to help fight hunger and improve nutrition among children in Delaware. Funds from The Kraft Heinz Company Foundation will be used to support the Food Bank of Delaware’s Backpack Program for kids.
“The Food Bank of Delaware is thankful to The...
Volunteer Spotlight: Joann Gillespie
Joann Gillespie has been volunteering in the Healthy Pantry Center at our Newark headquarters for just over a month and she says she "loves it."
This dedicated volunteer can be found in the pantry once a week doing a variety of tasks including stocking shelves, assisting shoppers and more.
And she does it all with a smile on her face.
Thank you x1000 — The end of my summer internship
By Kate Grabowski, Communications Intern
For the past few days I have been struggling to write this blog post. How would I summarize the amazing summer I had in just a few paragraphs? How would I be able to truly thank all the people that made my time at the Food Bank of Delaware so wonderful and transformative?
Standing outside the...
Nutritious cooking demos at the Healthy Pantry Center
The Healthy Pantry Center at our Newark headquarters has been bustling with activity since hours expanded last month. Families who visit the pantry leave with a grocery cart full of food including frozen meats, produce and dairy products.
Those who visited the pantry last Friday were treated to a special cooking demonstration with Madison Hines, our Community Nutrition and Health...
Barclays presents $125,000 to Food Bank of Delaware workforce development initiative
As part of the graduation celebration of the 59th class of The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware, Barclays presented a check for $125,000 to help support the Food Bank’s workforce development initiative, Delaware Food Works.
Funding will support the Delaware Food Works programming including The Culinary School and L.O.G.I.C. (Logistics, Operations, General Warehousing and Inventory Control) as...
If you are hungry or otherwise in need of assistance, please contact the Delaware
Helpline by dialing 211 or visiting the Food Bank’s Healthy Pantry Center. Visit the Delaware Helpline Website for more information
and helpful resources.
If you’re in need of monthly food assistance, apply for SNAP benefits.
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