Eighteen students graduate from The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware
They came from all walks of life, but left with a new common bond – a passion for cooking and feeding people. Eighteen students successfully completed the Food Bank of Delaware’s 14-week training program, The Culinary School. Their accomplishments were celebrated this morning at a commencement ceremony.
The graduates were: Phyllis Boone, Troy Brown, Marilyn Burgos, John Carter, Kim...
Culinary School offers student recipe for positive life changes
Terrance Fletcher is no stranger to challenges. “I used to be rough,” he says, but he’s proud to say The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware provided him with an education, a career opportunity, and some positive life-changing experiences.
Fletcher is also enrolled in a work release program at Morris Correctional Center in Dover where’s already served two...
Bank of America volunteers partner with Food Bank of Delaware to provide food to families in need
To recognize Bank of America’s annual Give A Meal program, the Food Bank of Delaware’s Mobile Pantry visited Calvary Church yesterday afternoon. Volunteers from Bank of America conducted financial education classes and distributed food to 50 families through the Mobile Pantry program.
The hour-long class focused on credit repair, savings and home ownership. The class is part of the...
11 students to end 2018 with new careers
Eleven students of The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware celebrated their achievements yesterday during a graduation ceremony for the 22nd and 23rd class at the Food Bank’s Milford site.
The graduates were: Felix Burgos, Terrance Fletcher, Hope Garner, Terron Handy, LasheataHarmon, Ivana Nock, Penny Porter, Msaon Shulties, Deshawn Simmons, GeraldineWhite and Lakesha Williams.
Ernie Lopez, who...
Backpack program helps kids through holiday break
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...
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