L.O.G.I.C. students celebrate graduation amid pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic did not stop ten students from successfully completing the Food Bank of Delaware's Delaware Food Works L.O.G.I.C. (Logistics, Operations, General Warehousing and Inventory Control) program. The students' accomplishments were celebrated this morning in a socially-distant outdoor graduation ceremony.
The 11-week training program prepares adults for careers in the warehousing/logistics industry. Students started the class in January and...
Delaware Center for Horticulture and Food Bank of Delaware Partner with Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to Expand Harvest 2020 Efforts
The initiative brings together leaders in horticulture and hunger relief to help alleviate food insecurity.
The Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH) and Food Bank of Delaware (FBD) are partnering with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) to expand the regional reach of PHS’s Harvest 2020 initiative, focused on increasing food production and addressing food insecurity. This partnership expands the reach of the program throughout the state of Delaware, asking gardeners and individuals to become growers (someone who grows food for themselves and their family), sharers (one who commits to...
Volunteers find blessings in helping others as need in Delaware rises
The Food Bank of Delaware relies on volunteers to help sort and package food that go to food-insecure Delawareans. Now, more than ever, dedicated volunteers like Dawn and Al Mapp of Middletown, are necessary as they provide hands-on assistance.
“We always wanted to do service, so I looked around and thought the Food Bank was a good place to start,”...
When the coronavirus struck in mid-March, Brian Gildemeyer was – like many people – stuck at home, and he started investigating how he could help others. Making masks was out of the question. “I can’t sew. I don’t have that skill set,” he said.
Gildemeyer is an emergency preparedness manager for Exelon Corporation who also teaches fitness classes at the...
Virtual ceremony celebrates Culinary School grads’ successes
Today, 10 students graduated from The Culinary School at Food Bank of Delaware’s Milford site. They are Anandi Bisram, JayMeeka Clark, Tyreikus Collick, Melissa Edge, Claudio Ferrario, Na’im Johnson, Robert Morrison, Jane Robinson, Katria Stevens, and Doreen Webb.
The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware provides valuable job training to adults. The 14-week program includes 12 weeks (daytime...
Newark culinary class celebrates 'socially distant' graduation
When the 61st class of The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware's Newark warehouse began class back in January, students never expected to have class and graduation delayed due to a pandemic.
Under the instruction of Chef Tim Hunter, the students spent the entire winter learning the ins and outs of the culinary field. Soups, stocks, mother sauces,...
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