Milford LIVE Weekly Review – June 7, 2022

Sonja Frey Milford-live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Class of 2022 embarks on next chapter Culture June Jam prepares for 44th year Food Bank and DoorDash partner to address food insecurity Auditions Announced for SSP’s Fall Main Stage Show Business New DMI director leading the charge for historic preservation Former teacher to start new career as brewery events coordinator Milford Microtel celebrates …

Food Bank and DoorDash partner to address food insecurity

Terry Rogers Charity, Culture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Recently, Food Bank of Delaware and DoorDash announced an expanded partnership to deliver free meal boxes to food-insecure residents of Kent and Sussex Counties. A local Dasher made the ceremonial first delivery to a downstate resident this morning on May 26. “This partnership allows people to order boxes of shelf-stable pantry staples and produce using DoorDash,” Kim Turner, Communications Director …

City Council OKs 11-acre Food Bank of Delaware campus

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Milford City Council on Monday evening approved the Food Bank of Delaware’s application to build a new campus on an 11-acre parcel in Independence Commons Business Park on Airport Road.  The facility will include Food Bank of Delaware offices, greenhouses, growing space, a grocery store-like operation and an orchard. The garden and greenhouses will be used to grow produce for …

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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Food Bank of Delaware to host drive-thru food pantry in each county

Charles Megginson Headlines, Health

Photo courtesy of Food Bank of Delaware. The Food Bank of Delaware will host drive-thru mobile pantries in each Delaware county beginning next week. The first event is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 14 starting at 10 a.m. at Crossroad Community Church in Georgetown. The food bank reminds participants to ensure their trunks or back seats are cleared out so that …

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Food Bank of Delaware to host drive-thru food pantry in each county

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Volunteers load food into cars during a mobile pantry event at Dover International Speedway. (Food Bank of Delaware) The Food Bank of Delaware will host drive-thru mobile pantries in each Delaware county beginning next week. The first event is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 19 at Dover International Speedway. A food pantry originally scheduled for Monday, Jan. 17 at Crossroads Community …

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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 …

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 …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – August 24, 2021

Sonja Frey Milford-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. [pdf-embedder url=”https://milfordlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/MilfordLive-Aug-24-2021.pdf” title=”MilfordLive Aug 24-2021″] This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Parents speak out about mask mandates at MSD school board meeting Culture Milford woman creates foundation for …

Milford Food Bank location to construct new building

Terry Rogers Delaware Nonprofits, Headlines

President and CEO Cathy Kanefsky, and Board Chairman, Andy Larmore, hold the the official agreement of sale for land in Independence Commons where the Food Bank of Delaware plans to construct a new facility and a community garden The Food Bank of Delaware received approval from Milford City Council to construct a new building on a lot they purchased from …