Last week was National CACFP Week! What's CACFP? It’s the Child and Adult Care Food Program. We are proud to serve as a sponsor for this important USDA-funded/Delaware Department of Education-administered program.
As a sponsor, we prepare thousands of meals and snacks each week for sites throughout Delaware that serve children in after-school programs.
Last week we celebrated National CACFP Week with a...
Harry K Foundation and Food Bank of Delaware mark grand opening of Delaware Technical Community College food pantry
Thanks to a generous donation from the Harry K Foundation, anti-hunger advocates officially cut the ribbon on the new food pantry at Delaware Technical Community College’s Owens Campus in Georgetown this morning.
The food pantry is made possible thanks to continued financial support from the Harry K Foundation. To date this year, the Harry K Foundation has donated more than...
Culinary School provides path forward for student
The Culinary School was the second chance that Jaclyn Stanley needed.
She learned about the program while in a work release program through the Department of Corrections. Had it not been for The Culinary School, Jaclyn believes she would still be waiting tables and not following her goal of being a cook.
"I have always worked in the restaurant industry," she...
Culinary School Student Spotlight: Tiffany Greenfield
Tiffany Greenfield has worked in food service since she was 18. Her first job was at iHOP, and over the years, she has moved up to work in fine dining. Most recently she worked the breakfast shift at the Hilton.
Tiffany's positions have always been front of the house, but her passion has always been cooking in her home kitchen....
Food Bank to offer community cooking classes
Join Food Bank of Delaware’s Executive Chef Tim Hunter for the Food Bank's first community cooking class! Students will learn how to make basic soups and sauces in a commercial kitchen, and these skills will easily transfer to their home kitchen.
Participants will take home a sauce and a soup at the end of the 2-hour class.
The class is scheduled...
$tand By Me ® offers free financial counseling; learn to budget, save
It's that time of year when people start thinking about taxes, and tax preparation and payment can become additional stresses when people are worried about how to buy heating oil, food, pay the rent, and perhaps even medicine.
People who deal with food insecurity, including – but not limited to - the seniors we serve may have never learned how...
If you are hungry or otherwise in need of assistance, please contact the Delaware
Helpline by dialing 211. Visit the Delaware Helpline Website for more information
and helpful resources.
If you’re in need of monthly food assistance, apply for SNAP benefits.
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