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|

Eloise’s Cooking Pot Featured on Tacoma Weekly

No Rest For Tacoma Food Banks "It’s horrible in the sense of what we have seen – a drastic and continual incline,” said Eloise’s Cooking Pot founder and executive director Ahndrea Blue. "It’s been crazy. For us, we thought that the numbers would be going backward but that hasn’t happened. We have a different [...]

By |2022-06-28T09:37:20-07:00June 28th, 2022|Blog, Press|

Grieving and the New Meaning of Father’s Day

Grieving and the New Meaning of Father’s Day Fathers are characteristically known to be the foundation of the family, of kids’ lives. They are strong, steadfast, disciplined…different in so many ways than from the nurturing and comforting presence of mothers, but still critical to a child’s well-being and successful development. The loss of either [...]

By |2022-06-17T12:04:26-07:00June 17th, 2022|Articles, Blog|

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|

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a special time for all moms and a day we love to celebrate them and acknowledge all the amazing and wonderful ways they have contributed to our lives. This year, we would like to give a special shout-out to all the single moms who are doing the duty of both parents, [...]

By |2022-05-05T13:29:38-07:00May 5th, 2022|Articles, Blog, Newsletter|

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 [...]

By |2022-03-08T13:39:14-08:00March 8th, 2022|Articles, Blog|