Walmart Foundation and Food Bank of Delaware present St. Patrick’s Center with refrigerated van donation
Representatives from the Food Bank of Delaware officially passed off the key to a brand-new refrigerated van to the St. Patrick’s Center at a special presentation this morning.
Thanks to a $75,000 donation from the Walmart Foundation to Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization, the Food Bank of Delaware purchased a brand-new refrigerated van for St. Patrick’s with the...
Culinary School leads to a career, exploration of farm-to-table links
Kaitlyn Schafer is a pretty happy camper right now. The Milford resident graduated last Tuesday from The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware. She’s got a job –through The Culinary School – at the SoDel-managed Clubhouse at Baywood, and she plans to further her education and follow her dreams.
Like many of the culinary students, Kaitlyn said...
Resources Fair provides awareness opportunities for families in need
Denise, a Milford mom, brought her three children, ages 2, 4, and 10 to Thursday night’s Health Resource Fair to explore what options might be available for her struggling family. She learned about the event from her youngest son’s early intervention specialist.
Because people dealing with food insecurity, like Denise, most likely are faced with other challenges, the Food Bank...
Twenty-two students graduate from The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware
A mother-daughter duo, a specialty baker, a graduate with three jobs post-graduation, and 18 other students with unique stories of their own were among the 54th graduating class at the Food Bank of Delaware’s Culinary School. A commencement ceremony was held this morning at the hunger-relief organization’s Newark headquarters.
The graduates were: Javon Brown, Ray Coleman, Alexis Conix, Matthew Dickerson,...
Food Bank culinary grads honored during commencement ceremony
Ten members of The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware celebrated their achievements today during a graduation ceremony for the 20th and 21st classes at the hunger-relief organization’s Milford branch.
The graduates were: Darryl Blackwell, Chevelle Cotton, Michele Mohr, Kolin Nemecek, Satwattie Ramsingh, Kaitlyn Schafer, Michael Taylor, Tony Thorne, Kenny Wayman and Shamarr Washington.
State Rep. Dave Wilson (R-Lincoln)...
Mark your calendars for Dinner in the Orchard
The Food Bank of Delaware is preparing for its sixth annual Dinner in the Orchard - a night of delicious food, fine wines, craft beer and live entertainment.
The event, open to the public, is planned from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13 at T.S. Smith & Sons in Bridgeville. The dinner will take place under the...
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