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DART sets Thanksgiving ‘Stuff the Bus’ for Nov. 8-13

Betsy Price Food, Headlines

Michael Thompson packs food donations for DART’s ‘Stuff the Bus’ campaign   DART’s 24th annual ‘Stuff the Bus’ food drive for Thanksgiving will run the second week of November, with seven collecting sites around the state. The drive has a goal of collecting 20 tons of non-perishable food for Delawareans who need help with food. It’s slogan is “With  your …

Food Bank starts Thanksgiving drive, adds virtual way to participate

Charles 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

Charles 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 …

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 …