Perdue Presents New Refrigerated Truck to Food Bank of Delaware
Perdue Farms, along with the Harry K Foundation, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Acme, presented a brand-new refrigerated truck to the Food Bank of Delaware yesterday as part of the “Drive Out Hunger” truck challenge grant.
The Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms, presented the Food Bank with $57,500...
Culinary Alumni Spotlight: Sade Tatman
Sade Tatman graduated from the Delaware Food Works Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware just four months ago and has already been promoted at the Restaurant Associates-run corporate cafeteria at JPMorgan Chase's Stanton campus.
Sade impressed her supervisor, Executive Chef Kyle Dailey, from the moment she started her two-week work experience.
"I can show her a million effective ways...
Culinary School offers student hope
Students come to the Food Bank of Delaware’s Delaware Food Works Culinary School seeking a new career opportunity, but they are frequently surprised that The Culinary School opens the door not only to a job, but also self confidence and more. It’s not uncommon that students, in their graduation remarks, describe the program as life-changing.
That’s true for Milton resident...
Dash In Convenience Stores and Tyson Foods Unite to Fight Hunger in Delaware
On Monday, October 28, Dash In, a Wills Group company, partnered with its supplier, Tyson Foods, to donate 36,000 pounds of chicken to the Food Bank of Delaware, a statewide nonprofit working to ensure a community free of hunger. With more than 50 locations in the Mid-Atlantic region, Dash In’s mission is to fuel the everyday journey of people...
Food Bank of Delaware kicks off its annual Thanksgiving food/funds drive
Thanksgiving is just 51 days away! To prepare for the holiday, the Food Bank of Delaware kicked off its annual Thanksgiving holiday food and funds drive today. The hunger-relief organization asks for the community’s assistance in collecting food items and monetary donations in order to ensure that no Delaware families go without a hot Thanksgiving meal this holiday season.
Partner Spotlight: Claymont Community Center
It takes an entire network of partners to distribute more than 8.6 million pounds of food to Delawareans in need each year. Thanks to partnerships with 509 organizations up and down the state, the Food Bank of Delaware is getting food into the hands of those who need it most. One of those partners is the Claymont Community Center.
If you are hungry or otherwise in need of assistance, please contact the Delaware
Helpline by dialing 211 or visiting the Food Bank’s Healthy Pantry Center. Visit the Delaware Helpline Website for more information
and helpful resources.
If you’re in need of monthly food assistance, apply for SNAP benefits.
To find a food closet near you, please click here.