MANNA FoodBank is a private, not-for-profit service organization, founded in 1982, that links the food industry with 315 partner agencies in 16 counties of WNC. MANNA FoodBank is a registered 501Â©(3) nonprofit organization that collects, stores, warehouses and distributes food to MANNA accredited non profits throughout 16 counties in Western North Carolina. MANNA provides direct service on a very limited basis to those struggling with hunger through our MANNA Packs (backpack) Program and Food Stamp Outreach (now called Food/Nutrition services in NC. MANNA assists partner agencies with acquiring food to serve those facing hunger. Our providers include the food industry, individuals, farmers, and State and Federal Agencies. We are also a member of Feeding America, an organization that links together 205 accredited food banks throughout the United States.