As a part of the Healthy Eating Active Living grant we received from the Prince George’s County Department of Health, we have been able to work directly with these agencies to promote healthy eating habits.
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“Imagine carrying four, five-pound bags of sugar around the block. That’s the weight of the food that the average American wastes every month,” CAFB President and CEO Nancy E. Roman told those attending the 2013 Northern Virginia Hunger Summitt.
I never considered myself to be wasteful. The rotted pepper in the back of my fridge and my leftover carry-outs that I never ate suggest otherwise.
CAFB recently welcomed students from Thurgood Marshall Academy Mentor Day and their mentors to the food bank for a day of food, fun and service.
Recently, 30 partners of the Capital Area Food Bank which run Weekend Bag and Kids Cafe® programs, participated in a “Proposal Writing and Budgeting Basics” training.
As a part of our new Empowerment Program, CAFB is excited to launch the Promoting Healthy Foods to Kids and Parents workshop.
The Vansville Community Center is one of 14 new recreation centers offering after-school meals in Maryland under the sponsorship of the Capital Area Food Bank.