The pilot class of L.O.G.I.C. (Logistics, Operations, General Warehousing and Inventory Control) graduates next week. It's hard to believe the 11-week training program is almost over!
Thanks to funding through the Delaware Department of Labor's TRAIN grant, seven students will graduate next week with the skills and knowledge needed to land a new career in the industry.
Tanisha Gibson will be...
Harry K Foundation sponsors Thanksgiving meal box distribution
Just in time for Thanksgiving, the Harry K Foundation distributed 500 Thanksgiving for All meal boxes and Perdue roaster chickens on Friday to schools supported year-round through the Harry K Foundation.
School officials picked up the boxes from the Food Bank’s Milford Branch for distribution to pre-identified families at risk of going without a Thanksgiving meal.
The boxes will enable families...
Partnership, teamwork bring hot Thanksgiving meal to those in need
That adage “It takes a village to raise a child.” rings true in many communities served by the Food Bank of Delaware and our 536 hunger relief partners. Thanks to a solid relationship between Beebe Healthcare and committed volunteers from Epworth United Methodist Church and Seaside Jewish Community, families in the state’s coastal region will have Thanksgiving dinner.
Delaware Tech food pantry meeting an important student need
Students who deal with food insecurity at Delaware Technical Community College’s Owens Campus have access to food through a Harry K Foundation-sponsored Food Pantry, and the pantry in the Student Services Center seems to be meeting a real need.
“Our students are using this resource,” said Acting Dean of Student Affairs Gail Charrier.
Last year, Delaware Tech participated in a nationwide...
Girls on the Run empowers young girls
Girls on the Run Delaware is about more than just running. It's about empowering young girls to be healthy, confident and to unleash their full potential.
Girls on the Run Delaware groups can be found at schools up and down the state, and thanks to a new partnership with the Food Bank of Delaware, eligible sites are now receiving a...
Milton resident learns new skills, lands job through Culinary School
Lakesha Williams personifies that old adage that when one door closes, a window opens.
After the Milton resident faced a lay off from a plant, she applied for temporary Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP/ formerly food stamps) benefits from the state.
Her social worker suggested Lakesha consider the Food Bank of Delaware’s Culinary School, a workforce development program and an opportunity...
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