The volunteer rooms at the Food Bank of Delaware in Newark and Milford were a hub of activity today, thanks to those engaged in special service honoring the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Members of the Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc., including undergraduate members from Delaware State University, helped sort and pack food donations in Milford, under the...
Food Bank of Delaware receives $1.5 million from the Longwood Foundation
The Food Bank of Delaware announced today that the Longwood Foundation has made a $1.5 million gift towards the organization’s Creating a Bold Future capital campaign.
To better serve the community, the Food Bank acquired an 80,000-square-foot facility in July 2016. Located at 222 Lake Drive in Newark, this new building will enable the organization to maximize operational efficiency, while...
Nine graduates start 2018 with new careers
The Food Bank of Delaware celebrated the accomplishments of nine students from The Culinary School this morning. A variety of life circumstances brought the students to this 14-week training class, but they all ended the program with one commonality – a passion for the culinary arts.
Scott Kammerer, President of SoDel Concepts, provided keynote remarks along with Dr. Saleem Khan.
Food Bank of Delaware to host indoor cornhole tournament
The Food Bank of Delaware is helping to beat the winter doldrums by hosting its first-ever indoor cornhole tournament, Throwing for Hunger Winter Classic, on Saturday, January 20 at the organization’s future home at 222 Lake Drive in Newark. Bags will start flying at 11:00 a.m.
This first-ever tournament is being spearheaded by Food Bank of Delaware Board of...
Food Bank’s Culinary School graduates bask in success; start new careers
Nine members of The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware celebrated their achievements today during a graduation ceremony for 16th and 17th classes at the Food Bank’s Milford facility.
The graduates were: Matthew Cannon, Christopher Colburn, Susanne Gayle, Michael Green, James Jenkins, Will Keyser, Kenneth Proano, Deborah Reilly and Keith Weims. All of these graduates successfully passed the...
Culinary School creates positive career, lifestyle changes
Michael Green says he always enjoyed cooking, but hadn’t considered the culinary field as a career until he learned about the Food Bank of Delaware’s Culinary School program through a brochure at the Dover Library.
Before he enrolled, Michael, a Manhattan native who moved to Dover by way of Charleston, S.C., had been working for Capitol Linens, but he wasn’t...
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