Food Bank Cooking for a Cause

Food Bank’s Cooking for a Cause showcases Snuff Mill

Pam George Culture, Headlines

The Food Bank’s Cooking for a Cause is take steps to make sure last year’s online gliltches won’t happen again.   It can be easier to guess Wordle on the first try than to score a table at the new Snuff Mill Restaurant, Butchery & Wine Bar in Brandywine Hundred. The intimate eatery opens reservations to the public a month in …

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After food ran out in Sussex, Food Bank set another drive-thru Monday

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

    The Food Bank will return to Crossroad Church Monday in Georgetown. Photo from November event by Kim Turner.   The spirit of the season and a commitment to service are bringing the Food Bank of Delaware back to its Sussex distribution site a week after its last monthly distribution there. When the Dec. 13 drive-thru pantry in Georgetown …

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It’s valid: Fact checking that social media food bank post

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Versions of this social media post admonishing food bank donors to do better has been floating around Facebook for a couple of weeks. A post that’s been appearing regularly on social media admonishing people to change the way they donate to food banks has valid points, but may apply mostly to small food pantries rather than large food banks. The …

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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 …

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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 …