Food Bank starts Thanksgiving drive, adds virtual way to participate

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

The Food Bank of Delaware is seeking donations for Thanksgiving, and you can give them virtually or in person.   Thanksgiving is coming and the Food Bank of Delaware plans to make it easier than ever to donate food and meals to families in need — without even leaving the comfort of your home. The organization’s annual Thanksgiving food drive …

Delaware First Lady, Food Bank mark 1 millionth free Door Dash delivery

Charlie Megginson Food, Headlines

      The First Lady of Delaware celebrated the 1 millionth Project DASH delivery Monday at the Food Bank of Delaware’s Newark warehouse. Project DASH is a nationwide non-profit initiative of food delivery service DoorDash.  According to the company, the service aims to provide “last-mile delivery and online ordering solutions for government and nonprofit partners, helping hundreds of food …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – August 22, 2021

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Learning pods, microschools planned to take kids out of state schools Legislative leaders spar over mask protests at school board meetings Culture …

Food Bank of Delaware to pause mobile pantries this month

Betsy Price Headlines

The Food Bank of Delaware will resume mobile pantries in September.   The Food Bank of Delaware will pause their mobile pantries in August, but resume in September. As it does, the organization will be watching to see what happens as the federal pandemic unemployment benefits expire Sept. 6 and whether federal child tax credits will help alleviate hunger for …

Food Bank: Drive-thru pantry numbers down 50%; will re-evaluate

Betsy Price Business, Food, Headlines

  Can declining numbers at Food Bank drive-thru mobile pantries be another sign the economy is coming back?   The Food Bank of Delaware says that number of families picking up food at its monthly drive-thru mobile pantries has dropped in half since January’s round. The numbers have dropped so steadily that after the July round, the Food Bank will …