Food banks anticipate continued upsurge of clients (via Tacoma Weekly)

"...At Eloise’s Cooking Pot, the number of those seeking food is up while funding and food donations have decreased, according to founder and director Ahndrea Blue. About 500 new deliveries were just added this week. "It’s crazy,” she said. “We usually see 19,000 people a month and within three weeks we’ve had a 75 percent [...]

By | April 10th, 2020|News|

We talk a lot about supporting restaurants. Here’s how you can help feed others (via The News Tribune)

VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED ELSEWHERE Eloise’s Cooking Pot, a program of the Making A Difference Foundation based on Tacoma’s Eastside, serves about 30,000 Pierce County families and distributes more than 2 million pounds of food annually, about 40 percent through home delivery. As COVID-19 spread, the organization switched to a pickup model for its onsite pantry [...]

By | April 9th, 2020|Blog, News|

Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank now offers Home Delivery Food Services to Essential Healthcare Workers during the COVID-19 Crisis

In response to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, The Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) announces the Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank in Tacoma is now offering home delivery food services to essential healthcare workers who are on the frontlines of the crisis in Pierce County. The MADF wants to help those who are working to help [...]

By | April 6th, 2020|Blog, News|

Good Samaritan helps Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank after car batteries stolen (KIRO 7)

A Tacoma food bank that helps struggling families has found itself on the receiving end of help after it was targeted by criminals. 'We just  want to make sure everybody can eat and they're allowed to come every day that we're open,' said Samantha Ball, manager at Eloise's Cooking Pot Food Bank. Read the full [...]

By | November 18th, 2019|Blog, News|

Making a Difference Foundation announces scholarship winners (Tacoma Weekly)

The MADF makes a difference in education by providing scholarships annually to individuals who are furthering their education. They also partner with schools, non-profits, churches, and other programs by making financial contributions to their educational programs. Scholarships are selected by the MADF Scholarship Selection Committee and awards are made in the amount of $1,500 to [...]

By | November 18th, 2019|Blog, News|

Ahndrea Blue: Making A Difference In The World One Person At A Time (The Seattle Medium)

“Making a difference in people’s lives one person at a time,” Ahndrea Blue emphatically states as she began to describe her life’s work, The Making A Difference Foundation (MADF), a local non-profit organization she founded in 2003.

By | June 20th, 2018|Articles, Blog, News|
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