Oonly because of the dedication, compassion and vital volunteer force melded with a dynamic staff has Master’s Manna been able to achieve so much in so little time.


  • March 15, 2016 Master’s Manna was presented with the Meriden Public Schools Community Support Award
  • Master’s Manna is written into the curriculum of 6 local schools as a vocational/educational site
  • Donald Docherty, continually homeless, since we met him in 2006 was permanently and supportively housed 1/15/2016
  • In 2011 a “shopper” came through our doors seeking food to assist her family of 7. Nydia became a valued volunteer, was asked to serve on the Board and is now employed full-time through one of our corporate partners!
  • During 2015:
    • 2651 Unduplicated individuals registered with the Food Pantry
    • Volunteers donated 27,903 HOURS~ equating to 13 FULL TIME employees
    • 520,875 POUNDS of food was secured and distributed
    • 85,315 POUNDS of clothing was collected and given to those in need