About us

Values & Mission

IMG_8011Celestial Manna is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization started in 1986 by Charlie Mann.   Our primary mission is to feed the hungry by providing them with free food which is locally donated.  What started as a means to feed his own family now provides weekly support for +6,000 people in the state of Maryland and northern Virginia.

We support people from all walks of life and diverse ethnicities: blue-collar workers, low-income families, single-parent households, etc… We gauge success by the countless personal testimonies from individuals and families we help in our communities.  Ours is a labor of love and we work for smiles!

Waste not, want not!

0.0154 Celestial Manna supports people in dire need of food, clothing, furniture, toys and household goods.  The initial effort to fill this demand focused to the Washington DC and Baltimore  communities.  However, the growth that transpired saw branches springing up other places in Maryland and Northern Virginia. We’ve also implemented donation programs overseas, reaching countries in Africa, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.

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