Children across the state are counting down the days until the highly-anticipated holiday break. No school for more than week! For many children, this time will be spent playing with holiday gifts and participating in family activities. For other children, it's a time of worry. No access to school meals creates uncertainty and anxiety for children who don't always...
Backpacks help get Head Start students through the weekend
The Food Bank of Delaware’s hunger relief efforts positively impact some of Delaware’s youngest citizens. Thanks to a $75,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation we are now able to provide food through our Backpack Program to preschool-aged children. Currently 441 children are participating at 12 sites.
One of those sites is the Lincoln Head Start, a program offered...
Mother, daughter-in-law duo attend culinary class together
It’s not often that the Food Bank of Delaware’s Culinary School draws students to class who have prior connections.
Geraldine White and her daughter-in-law, Ivana Nock, both Bridgeville residents, decided to sign up for the program at the Milford site in September. They are nearing the final weeks of the 14-week training program, working at paid work experiences until graduation...
Food Bank of Delaware’s pilot class, L.O.G.I.C., celebrates graduation
Seven students of the pilot class of L.O.G.I.C. (Logistics, Operations, General Warehousing and Inventory Control) graduated this morning at the Food Bank of Delaware’s Newark warehouse.
This first class was made possible thanks to funding from the Delaware Department of Labor’s TRAIN grant.
The graduates include: Jessica Deery, Jessica Elvey, Amber Felts, Tanisha Gibson, Andrea Moore, Buddy Sund and Terrell Walker.
The Food Bank of Delaware offers more than a hand-up to Delawareans dealing with food insecurity. Through community outreach, our trained educators provide nutrition education, including cooking demonstrations – complete with tasty samples.
Earlier this month, WIC Education Specialist Chong Yi visited a pregnancy group that meets weekly at Connections’ Dover site. Connections is a non-profit agency which offers a...
L.O.G.I.C. Student Spotlight: Tanisha Gibson
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...
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