‘Fill The The Mayflower’ Collects 90,000 Meals For Manna Food Pantries

November 28, 2019

The Northwest Florida community generously donated food and funds during the 2019 Fill the Mayflower event. The area’s largest multi-day food drive, Fill the Mayflower supports the operations of Manna Food Pantries. Donations from Fill the Mayflower will provide 90,000 meals to neighbors in need in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.

Food collected during Fill the Mayflower will be distributed through Manna’s three pantries and nine programs in partnership with 11 other community agencies including the School Resource Office Food Program with Pensacola Police Department and Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, Santa Rosa County School District Backpacks4Teens Program, the Healthy Senior Food Program at Westminster Village, the Tender Hearts Caring Hands financial stability program at Ministry Village at Olive, and to children and families through Gulf Coast Kid’s House and Santa Rosa Kid’s House.

“Over the past year, Manna has provided food to 19,499 people, including 8,666 children,” said DeDe Flounlacker, Executive Director of Manna. “This event raised the much-needed food to help feed the hungry during the coming months. We’re so grateful to the Northwest Florida community for supporting this event and continuing to show an amazing capacity to help those in need.”

Pictured: Fill the Mayflower. Pictured first below: International Paper makes a donation. Photos for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.


One Response to “‘Fill The The Mayflower’ Collects 90,000 Meals For Manna Food Pantries”

  1. Happy Thanksgiving! on November 29th, 2019 10:20 am

    Fantastic work!

    Thank you Manna and everyone who pitched in!

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