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...
Ferris School and Food Bank of Delaware kick off new culinary partnership with graduation
The accomplishments of four young men were celebrated this morning at a graduation ceremony marking the Food Bank of Delaware and Ferris School's new partnership.
Over the past nine weeks, Food Bank of Delaware Chef Instructor Sean McNeice has worked with the students in the Ferris School instructional kitchen teaching them both basic and high-end culinary skills. In addition, the...
Backpacks help students get through the weekend; kids welcome the meals
Meghan Blades, school counselor at North Georgetown Elementary School, says backpacks provided for her students through the Food Bank of Delaware are a real lifeline.
Every Friday, she personally distributes 95 backpacks to students in grades kindergarten through 5th grade. The school has approximately 830 students, and many of them live with food insecurity.
Blades said the students really depend...
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