Perdue Donates Chicken to Food Bank

Kim Turner, Food Bank of Delaware Thanks to the generosity of Perdue Farms, Delaware families struggling with food insecurity will have access to nutritious chicken. Perdue delivered 28,000 pounds of no-antibiotics-ever chicken to the Food Bank of Delaware this afternoon. The chicken will be distributed to families in need through the Food Bank’s network of […]

CANgineering to Support DE Food Bank

The Food Bank of Delaware announced today that registration for the sixth annual CANgineering competition is now open. Organizations have until March 2 to register for the food drive and structure-building contest. CANgineering supports the year-round hunger relief efforts of the Food Bank of Delaware. With more than 114,000 Delawareans relying on the services of […]

Perdue Farms issues ‘Drive Out Hunger’

The Food Bank of Delaware and The Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation — the charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms — announced a new partnership to “Drive Out Hunger” in the community this morning at the Food Bank’s Milford branch. The foundation presented a “Drive Out Hunger” challenge grant in the amount of […]

La Hacienda Opens in Milford

by Terry Rogers   Last week, La Hacienda opened its new Milford restaurant in the former Hometown Diner location. Carlos Estrada, co-owner of the restaurant, said that this was a soft opening with a ribbon cutting and Grand Opening planned for the near future. “We are extremely excited and thankful for the warm reception since […]

Culinary School graduates Start new careers

Nine members of The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware celebrated their achievements today during a graduation ceremony for 16th and 17th classes at the Food Bank’s Milford facility. Graduates Matthew Cannon, Christopher Colburn, Susanne Gayle, Michael Green, James Jenkins, Will Keyser, Kenneth Proano, Deborah Reilly and Keith Weims successfully passed the ServSafe® […]

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Milford

By Terry Rogers The presents have all been opened and everyone is filled with eggnog, fudge and cookies. Now it is time to look forward to 2018. If you are like many people, you want to celebrate the last night of the year with family and friends. If you are looking for something to do […]

Milford Restaurants Sponsor “Battle of the Bars”

by Terry Rogers On Thursday, November 30, three Milford restaurants sponsored “Battle of the Bars” in order to raise money for the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. Grotto Pizza, Abbott’s Grill and Arena’s had guest bartenders who collected tips, all of which were donated to DBCC. Tyler Kuhn, Bettie Campbell and Brad Fielder, Milford’s “Marvelous Man,” […]

Food Bank kicks off Thanksgiving Drive

The Food Bank of Delaware kicked off its annual Thanksgiving For All food and funds drive on Monday, October 2. The hunger-relief organization asks for the community’s assistance in collecting food items and monetary donations in order to create 2,500 Thanksgiving meal boxes for Delaware families in need. To help fill the boxes, the Food […]


DE Tech Culinary Students Awarded Scholarships

Delaware Tech culinary arts students Charles Fratticcioli and Ellie Keck both received $1,000 scholarships from the American Culinary Federation First State Chef’s Association during an August 28, 2017 association dinner. Their selection was based upon grade point average, an essay highlighting their goals, and culinary arts work experience. In addition to their time on campus […]

Summer culinary program celebrates graduates

A celebratory ceremony and brunch was held today for the Summer 2017 Pre-Employment Transition Services Culinary Career Exploration Program at the Food Bank of Delaware in Milford. The program was made possible thanks to the Delaware Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Six students, Matthew Cannon, Matthew Cook, Keontae Mumford, Kenneth Proano, Deshawn Scye, and Joshua Timmons […]

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