“Our nation has trillions of dollars but so many people are hungry. That’s why I give,” says Paul Lawrence.
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Today’s volunteer event was part of NBA Cares and the league’s commitment to service. The Washington Wizards have been an ardent supporter of the CAFB throughout the years.
The food bank’s child hunger programs help ensure access to quality, nutritious meals throughout the year and give the next generation a healthy start to their future.
This past July, the Capital Area Food Bank and the Anacostia community lost a true hunger champion with the passing of the late great Reverend Roy Settles.
More than 530,700 people in the Washington metro region turn to food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families.
The Washington Mystics basketball team took their game off-court to help pack and sort food at the Capital Area Food Bank.
Here at the food bank, our soil and seeds teach partner agencies how to grow healthy food cheaply.
Our Blue Jeans Ball is fast approaching. Why is this fashion retailer playing such a major role in helping solve hunger?
Twenty-three years ago, at an age when most people are considering retirement, L.P. Hymes (then 67 years-old) began working at the Capital Area Food Bank.
For a minimum donation of $25, a guest can take home a beautiful hand-crafted bowl, enjoy unlimited soups and more importantly, help feed the nearly 700,000 children, seniors and families in the Washington metro area struggling to get enough food to eat.