Thanksgiving For All provides Delaware families with a holiday meal
Thanks to a generous $15,000 donation from Chesapeake Utilities, the Food Bank of Delaware distributed 550 holiday meal boxes to hungry Delawareans from sites in Georgetown, Harrington, and Dover last week.
Chesapeake staff – and their families - helped pack these boxes, and then came out in full force despite cold, damp weather to load cars, direct traffic,...
Food Lion Provides Blessings Just in Time for Thanksgiving
Three days before Thanksgiving 2017, Michelle Dobson was wondering where she could get extra items to help feed her family for holiday.
Food Lion was there to help Monday in two different ways.
First, the grocer provided free fresh items for her and more than 70 other Wilmington, Del., area hungry families at St. Helena's Food Pantry. Second, just 100 feet...
Culinary training places healthcare worker on unique career path
Jose Rivera had spent the past two years working in the healthcare field as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
While at the Porter State Service Center, Jose learned about the Delaware WONDER program. He was instructed to take a test for job placement and education opportunities. "Once my test results came back, they said I was eligible for The Culinary...
Culinary alumni spotlight: Dwayne Harden
Dwayne Harden graduated from The Culinary School with class 26 in spring 2011. He learned about the program while at the Plummer Community Correction Center's Crest Program, a residential program for drug and alcohol abusers.
Food Bank of Delaware Executive Chef Tim Hunter recognized Dwayne's passion for the culinary field early on. At graduation, Dwayne was honored with not only...
Tickets on sale for 5th annual Harry K Foundation Christmas Ball
Tickets are now on sale for the 5th annual Harry K Foundation Christmas Ball, a gala fund-raising event that will be held Saturday, Dec. 16 at the Rehoboth Beach Country Club.
The Foundation has pledged 100 percent of the proceeds toward alleviating childhood food insecurity in Delaware. Nearly one in five Delaware children live in poverty. Since 2012, the Foundation...
Thanksgiving food drive season off to a good start thanks to DART and iHeartRadio
The 2017 Thanksgiving For All food drive got a much needed boost last week thanks to DART's 20th annual Stuff the Bus and iHeartRadio's Turkey Round Up 20!
Thanks to the generosity of thousands of Delawareans, low-income families throughout the state will be able to gather around the table next week for a hearty Thanksgiving meal.
DART buses were parked at...
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