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Tacoma Weekly: Sidewalk Ordinance Troubles Food Bank Director

Sidewalk Ordinance Troubles Food Bank Director https://tacomaweekly.com/sidewalk-ordinance-troubles-food-bank-director-p3508-117.htm Open Letter to the Eastside Tacoma Community Regarding Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank: Next to air and water, food is the most basic human need – even above shelter and clothing. When people don’t have their need for food met, several things happen within the community: people, [...]

By |2022-06-30T09:17:47-07:00June 30th, 2022|Blog, Press|

The Importance of Juneteeth Day

The Importance of Juneteeth Day Op Ed by Ahndrea Blue This Juneteenth Day, which is Sunday, June 19, it’s important to remember why we are now, finally, as a nation celebrating this day. It not only honors those who experienced true racism, slavery, and the indignities that came with it, but it brings to [...]

By |2022-06-17T09:42:15-07:00June 17th, 2022|Articles, Blog|

2022 Scholarships!

Great News! Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) is awarding up to ten scholarships. Students can go to MADF College Scholarship Application and complete the online application. DEADLINE TO APPLY: May 31, 2022 (5:00PM PST) Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) is a nonprofit, charitable organization with the mission to make a difference in the lives of [...]

By |2022-04-25T15:51:19-07:00April 25th, 2022|Articles, Blog|

A Different Meaning to Going Green This Holiday

It’s common knowledge that green is the traditional color of St. Patrick’s Day. We see it in the St. Paddy’s Day parades. People from all over wear green clothing so as not to get pinched. We see green added to food and beer for a festive flair. Green, non-toxic dye is even added to the [...]

By |2022-03-14T15:47:45-07:00March 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|

MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION RECEIVES GRANT FROM MUCKLESHOOT INDIAN TRIBE

Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe Charity Fund to support the remodel project of its new Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank building. MADF’s Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank strives to end food insecurity across Pierce County for people across all walks of life. It does [...]

By |2021-12-19T18:43:26-08:00December 20th, 2021|Blog, Press|

MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION RECEIVES GRANT FROM SKOOKUM CONTRACT SERVICES’ COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $5,640 from Skookum Contract Services’ Community Support for its Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank remodel project.   MADF’s Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank focuses on alleviating food insecurity in Pierce County. People experiencing hunger can visit and receive up to 100 [...]

By |2021-12-19T18:42:13-08:00December 19th, 2021|Blog, Press|

Happiest of Holidays to All

For most places, November kicks off the holiday season with Thanksgiving and runs through Christmas and New Year’s Day, ending with the start of our new calendar cycle. For many in the United States and cross the world, they come from Christian beliefs and it is common to celebrate Christmas. In the US, about 70% [...]

By |2021-12-19T18:41:32-08:00December 19th, 2021|Articles, Blog|