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The Dads come through-again!!

Dads of Muskoka is a group of great young men who have a good time fund raising and then support those in our community who could use some help.  On December 12 they delivered some of the 160 bags they are providing to Manna for distribution this holiday season. The contents of one of the […]

Something Spooky going’ on!

Once again it has been proven that there is so much talent as well as sense of community in Bracebridge and Manna has been the beneficiary of it.  This lovely cake (no it’s not a photo of a Manna Board member!) recently found its way to Bracebridge Public School courtesy of Mellissa Smith Custom Cakes. […]

The Goodness is Growing!

You may have noticed garden plots outside Gagnon’s Independent Grocer, but did you know that  the Horticultural Society and Monck Grade 5 each have a garden there, and the produce is dedicated to Manna? We have already received generous portions of fresh veggies from them at Manna and it was well received by our clients. […]

Partners for People

As part of June 2nd Hunger Awareness Day, Bracebridge’s Agilec (formerly Northern Lights) decided to engage their staff in a Food Challenge Cook off. Agilec works to provide tools and services to help achieve employment. Each staff member prepared a course for lunch based upon items found on the Manna ‘shopping list’. In addition, they had […]

Giving- it’s “Basic”

The Bracebridge Food Basics held their pre-opening celebration on the evening of April 20th, and Manna received a $1,000.00 donation from the organization, it’s a clear sign that we live within a truly caring business community. Not only that, but we received proof that caring starts at a very young age. Four year old Mairyn MacKenzie won a […]