Romario Brown moved to the United States two years ago from Jamaica. One of the first things he did when he moved was enroll in The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware. Since graduating in September 2017, he has worked at a few places, including Bertucci's, where he has been for eight months now.
A classmate told Romario...
Mommy & Me House provides stability for recovering moms
Some of the residents at the Connections Recovery Residence for Women and Children were a bit hesitant to eat cauliflower for the first time. But when Chong Yi, a Food Bank of Delaware WIC Nutrition Educator, prepared Cheesy Cauliflower Fritters during an educational demonstration, most asked for a second helping.
The Seaford facility, better known as a “Mommy & Me...
2018 Year in Review
Thank you for a great 2018! We look forward to starting a new chapter in 2019 as we move into our home at 222 Lake Drive!
Eighteen students graduate from The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware
They came from all walks of life, but left with a new common bond – a passion for cooking and feeding people. Eighteen students successfully completed the Food Bank of Delaware’s 14-week training program, The Culinary School. Their accomplishments were celebrated this morning at a commencement ceremony.
The graduates were: Phyllis Boone, Troy Brown, Marilyn Burgos, John Carter, Kim...
Culinary School offers student recipe for positive life changes
Terrance Fletcher is no stranger to challenges. “I used to be rough,” he says, but he’s proud to say The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware provided him with an education, a career opportunity, and some positive life-changing experiences.
Fletcher is also enrolled in a work release program at Morris Correctional Center in Dover where’s already served two...
Bank of America volunteers partner with Food Bank of Delaware to provide food to families in need
To recognize Bank of America’s annual Give A Meal program, the Food Bank of Delaware’s Mobile Pantry visited Calvary Church yesterday afternoon. Volunteers from Bank of America conducted financial education classes and distributed food to 50 families through the Mobile Pantry program.
The hour-long class focused on credit repair, savings and home ownership. The class is part of the...
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