Food insecurity exists in the midst of luxury resort-area destinations
The Food Bank of Delaware relies on 536 community partners statewide to help meet the needs of food-insecure Delawareans. According to Feeding America’s 2019 Map the Meal Gap study, our state’s food insecurity rate is 12.2 percent, slightly higher than the 12 percent rate last year.
One of our newest partners, Community Resource Center in Rehoboth Beach, partnered with the...
Stamp Out Hunger on May 11
On Saturday, May 11, Delaware letter carriers will Stamp Out Hunger in order to provide food assistance to Delawareans who rely on the Food Bank of Delaware’s network of hunger-relief partners for support.
To help Stamp Out Hunger, simply leave a bag containing non-perishable foods, such as canned soup, canned fruits and vegetables, canned meats and cereals next to the...
Student demonstrates commitment to helping hungry Delawareans
In the world of Food Bank volunteers, Cindy Lin is a rock star.
This Milford High School senior says her passion for volunteering started back in junior high as a member of the National Honor Society, and helping has been a part of her life since then.
Yet one has to wonder how a scholar, dancer and member of the marching...
Uncovering student potential at Ferris School
Uncovering students' potential and passion is the goal of Food Bank of Delaware Chef Instructor Derrill Stewart's culinary class at the Ferris School for Boys. Thanks to a partnership with the school, Chef Derrill teaches several periods of culinary arts each day at Ferris. For this Chef Instructor, the class is about more than culinary arts, it's about inspiring...
Milford Culinary School students begin new food service chapter
Eleven members of The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware celebrated their achievements today during a graduation ceremony for the 24th class at the Food Bank’s Milford facility.
The new graduates are: Keya Butcher, Isela Cordero, Dale Costen, Miles Footerman, Dashunda Harmon, Rovina Hill, Kameron Mason, Taylor Mereider, Gordon Pruitt, Vanessa Singletary, and Yeris Soriano.
Dogfish Head Restaurants’ Executive...
Student makes the right turn toward success in Culinary School program
Kameron Mason was all smiles, basking in the glow of success and accomplishment because his seafood gumbo prepared in what he called “refined Southern style” ranked first. The best!
Kameron is about to graduate from the Food Bank of Delaware’s Culinary School in Milford, and that’s an experience he never dreamed he would have.
The Smyrna resident – originally from Chester,...
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