Giant Food made a special donation of 10,000 – that’s right – 10,000 red apples to the Capital Area Food Bank on Tuesday.
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Ms. Hawkins worked tirelessly to address the issue of hunger in Ward 8 and helped launch the CAFB’s From the Ground Up in the Community.
Participants imerse themselves in the daily challenges faced by those struggling to feed their families.
GWU women’s basketball team, coaches and mascot delivers over 1,000 pounds of canned goods.
“Our nation has trillions of dollars but so many people are hungry. That’s why I give,” says Paul Lawrence.
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.