The Making a Difference Foundation Announces 2020 College Scholarship Winners (Tacoma Weekly)

THE MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2020 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS The Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) of Tacoma, Washington announces its 2020 scholarship awards to ten students attending college throughout the nation. The Making A Difference Foundation and its President and Founder, Ahndrea Blue, believes that education is the greatest equalizer and force for change. [...]

By | August 3rd, 2020|Blog, Press|

Snoqualmie Tribe donates nearly $400,000 to Snoqualmie Valley nonprofits hit hard by pandemic

In addition to the funds donated to Snoqualmie Valley organizations, the Snoqualmie Tribe also made donations to organizations serving the entire Puget Sound region, including... Making A Difference Foundation. Read the full article at the link below. https://livingsnoqualmie.com/snoqualmie-tribe-donates-nearly-400000-to-snoqualmie-valley-nonprofits-hit-hard-by-pandemic/

By | June 26th, 2020|Blog, Press|

Veterans Emergency COVID-19 Assistance Program

The Pierce County Veterans Emergency COVID-19 Assistance program serves eligible Pierce County military or veteran households, who because of the COVID-19 emergency or the response to that emergency, have suffered financial hardship and now lack sufficient income or resources to pay rent. Program recipients are eligible to receive  three (3) months of emergency rent / mortgage assistance. Payments are [...]

By | June 10th, 2020|Blog, Press|

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|Press|

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, Press|

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, Press|

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, Press|
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