Manna Food Bank, Western Carolina
MANNA FoodBank, located in Asheville, NC, is a non-profit organization serving Western North Carolina since 1983 and an accredited member of Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization. The Mission of MANNA Food Bank is to involve, educate, and unite people in the work of ending hunger in Western North Carolina. In 2014, MANNA distributed 15 million pounds of food through 248 community-based food assistance agencies – such as food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless and domestic violence shelters, child and adult daycare centers and group homes – in 16 Western North Carolina counties.
It’s through the generosity of volunteers (all 7,500+ of them, donors, and food industry partners (who donated 11+ million pounds of food!) that the good works of this organization can continue and grow. MANNA’s current president, Jim Mathews, and his wife, Sunny (an RN!), have touched the lives of members of our Advantage RN family, and we’re proud to be associated with this outstanding organization. Learn more at www.mannafoodbank.org.