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Wegmans Donates Over $150k and 8.5 Tons of Food

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Chester County Food Bank

On Thursday, February 22, 2018, a group of employees from Wegmans Food Markets’ Downingtown and Malvern stores visited the Food Bank to present a check for $152,789 and deliver a truckload of over 17,000 pounds of non-perishable food.

Wegmans employees from the two local stores will be on hand to help to sort and organize 20 pallets of food, including canned soups…

Check Us Out: Stop By Our Open House March 24

Posted on February 7, 2018 by

We are excited to welcome you to visit us on Saturday, March 24, at the Chester County Food Bank’s Open House. We always love the opportunity to connect with those in our surrounding neighborhoods and towns to share the work that we do in Chester County. Whether you’ve volunteered with us before or are just curious about what a Food Bank looks like…

Meet a Volunteer: Sarah Walls

Posted on January 11, 2018 by

Here at the Chester County Food Bank, we are so blessed to have a dedicated, passionate group of volunteers who help us continue our mission of addressing food insecurity in our communities. We enjoy introducing you to some of the folks that give generously of their time and energy to the Food Bank — we honestly couldn’t do what we do without them.

One of…

CCFB and Whole Foods Market Exton: A Tasty Partnership for Good

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Exton is abuzz with the news that Whole Foods Market is set to open in town on Thursday, January 18. This is a great development for the region, not only because the 50,000-square-foot market will provide an amazing array of produce, meats, dairy, prepared foods and more (with a local focus, when possible), but because Whole Foods Market is a dedicated community…

Say Farewell to 2017 with a Year-End Deduction to Chester County Food Bank

Posted on December 22, 2017 by

Before we close the books on 2017, take the opportunity to squeeze in another tax deduction by making a donation to Chester County Food Bank. No matter the size, your gift helps us to continue our mission of ending hunger insecurity for our neighbors in Chester County.

By donating to the food bank, you can help to provide nutritious, healthy food to our hungry neighbors…

It Makes All The Difference: The Story of Norman Horn, CCFB’s Director of Development

Posted on December 13, 2017 by

Here at the Chester County Food Bank, our dedicated staff is a crucial component of our mission to end food insecurity in our communities. Each member of our team brings a set of skills, a whole lot of passion and a unique story to the table. One of the more incredible stories belongs to our director of development, Norman Horn. Norm has been with us…

EatFresh a Success! Looking Into 2018

Posted on December 5, 2017 by

The end of the year is always a great time for reflection — a time to look back on the successes and struggles across the calendar and make plans for the year ahead. As 2017 draws to a close, here at the Chester County Food Bank, we’re taking time to consider the progress of our community program, EatFresh.

This educational/hands-on initiative offers cooking…

How to Give Back on Giving Tuesday and During the Holidays

Posted on November 20, 2017 by

This time of year, there’s a lot of spending going on—it seems as soon as the Thanksgiving leftovers are wrapped up and put in the fridge that the frenzy of holiday consumerism is upon us. Of course, there’s Black Friday, when megastores and malls around the country break out their craziest deals and shoppers line up for hours in the cold night…

Get the Latest Chester County Food Bank News This Friday on WCHE

Posted on November 8, 2017 by

Exciting news: Our marketing and communications manager, Anne Shuniak, is going to make a guest appearance on the radio this Friday! Anne will be featured on the weekly show “Eat, Drink and Dish” on WCHE 1520 AM. This community-minded program, hosted by Mary Bigham of The Town Dish, covers topics related to the regional culinary scene, ranging from interviews with local chefs and brewers…

Meet Our Community Partner: Diwali Food Drive

Posted on November 7, 2017 by

When it comes to charitable giving and volunteering, the fall and winter holidays are when we often see a big surge from the community. Thanksgiving and Christmas may come to mind, but for the Byers Station community in Chester County, the holiday of Diwali—the Festival of Light—is the catalyst for a coordinated group effort to give back. Diwali (sometimes spelled “Deepavali”) is a…