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August 4, 2021
Teens and young adults explore the culinary field at the Food Bank of Delaware
It’s been an action-packed four weeks for six participants in our Summer Culinary Exploration Program in Newark! Alana, Andrew, Ya, Tyla, Julian and Kyle spent the past month exploring the culinary field under the guidance of Chef Tim Hunter. In addition to hands-on cooking lessons in the Food Bank kitchen, the group also went on…
Homebound and disabled: Wilmington man relies on Food Bank
For neighbors like William A. Loper, the services of the Food Bank of Delaware are a lifeline. This Wilmington resident reached out to thank us for the food he receives each week. Mr. Loper, 49, is disabled and unable to drive due to a stroke he suffered two years ago. He is now confined to…
State Fairgoers Donate 15,401 Pounds of Food on Food Lion Feeds Hunger Relief Day
The Food Bank of Delaware, Delaware State Fair and Food Lion announced today that more than 4,000 State Fairgoers collected 15,401 pounds of food at Monday’s Food Lion Feeds Hunger Relief Day. In addition, Food Lion made a $10,000 donation to the Food Bank of Delaware’s weekend meal program for kids, the Backpack Program.
Ryan Truitt learned about the L.O.G.I.C. (Logistics, Operations, General Warehousing and Inventory Control) program thanks to an email. “I knew it was something I wanted to do,” he said. Three generations of his family worked in manufacturing at the now-defunct Newark Chrysler plant. “It was a dream to work there,” he explained. While working in…
Everett Waters discovered the L.O.G.I.C. (Logistics, Operations, General Warehousing and Inventory Control) program thanks to a simple Google search. He lost his job in warehousing due to the pandemic and a slow down in the business’ work. “I was looking for a job, but I was not having luck,” he explained. Looking for better opportunities,…