Delaware Tech food pantry meeting an important student need
Students who deal with food insecurity at Delaware Technical Community College’s Owens Campus have access to food through a Harry K Foundation-sponsored Food Pantry, and the pantry in the Student Services Center seems to be meeting a real need.
“Our students are using this resource,” said Acting Dean of Student Affairs Gail Charrier.
Last year, Delaware Tech participated in a nationwide...
Girls on the Run empowers young girls
Girls on the Run Delaware is about more than just running. It's about empowering young girls to be healthy, confident and to unleash their full potential.
Girls on the Run Delaware groups can be found at schools up and down the state, and thanks to a new partnership with the Food Bank of Delaware, eligible sites are now receiving a...
Milton resident learns new skills, lands job through Culinary School
Lakesha Williams personifies that old adage that when one door closes, a window opens.
After the Milton resident faced a lay off from a plant, she applied for temporary Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP/ formerly food stamps) benefits from the state.
Her social worker suggested Lakesha consider the Food Bank of Delaware’s Culinary School, a workforce development program and an opportunity...
University of Delaware Softball team "Trick or Treats So Others Can Eat"
This morning, members of the University of Delaware softball team pulled up to the Food Bank in a pick-up truck filled with bagged food donations. The team delivered 650 pounds of food that they collected on Halloween night during their annual Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat community food drive.
The team dressed up in costumes and trick-or-treated for...
After-school snacks benefit Girls on the Run program
Twice a week, 20 girls from Lake Forest Central Elementary School near Felton stay after school to participate in a Girls on the Run program.
Sara Croce, the school secretary, is the certified coach who guides these 4th and 5th grade girls through a character-building fitness program that culminates in a 5K event on Nov. 17 at Dover Downs.
L.O.G.I.C. Student Spotlight: Eiron Watson
When Eiron Watson learned about L.O.G.I.C. (Logistics, Operations, General Warehousing and Inventory Control) through a presentation at Career TEAM she was "intrigued" and decided to enroll, especially since tuition was covered thanks to the Delaware Department of Labor's TRAIN grant.
L.O.G.I.C. is the newest training program under the Food Bank of Delaware's workforce development initiative, Delaware Food Works. The training...
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