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...
Harrington salon collects toiletries as a lasting tribute to Anne Paladino
The legend – and mission – of Anne Paladino lives on as her community continues to support her legacy, the Lake Forest Church Association Inc., known as the Harrington Food Pantry.
The food pantry is one of the Food Bank of Delaware’s 506 Hunger Relief Partners who receive 916,000 visits each year.
Through the month of August, The Chair Salon and...
Four celebrate graduation at Food Bank’s Milford Culinary School
Four members of The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware celebrated their achievements today during a graduation ceremony for the 25th class at the Food Bank’s Milford facility.
The graduates were Jennifer Bradley, Vernon Davis, Shaquille Goode, and Samantha Winchell. All of these graduates passed their ServSafe® certification, and all found employment through their 2-week work experience.
Culinary training jump starts fulfilling career for student
Like many of our students at The Culinary School, Seaford resident Vern Davis made the decision to improve his life, starting with a career change. It’s not that Davis didn’t have a job; his full-time job was just not fulfilling.
“I always had a high passion for cooking,” says Davis. “My goal was to have a work environment that was...
Richey Elementary opens school pantry
Thanks to the generosity of the Delaware KIDS Fund, a Harvey Hanna charitable fund, Richey Elementary School in Newport opened its new school pantry last school year.
"After our initial visit to Richey Elementary School, we learned about the percentage of students at Richey in need," said Ryan Kennedy, Executive Director of the Delaware KIDS Fund. "We walked through the...
If you are hungry or otherwise in need of assistance, please contact the Delaware
Helpline by dialing 211. Visit the Delaware Helpline Website for more information
and helpful resources.
If you’re in need of monthly food assistance, apply for SNAP benefits.
To find a food closet near you, please click here.