The demand for produce spans all income brackets, yet the proliferation of farmer’s markets does not mean increased access to fresh produce for all.
The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) provides a monthly grocery supplement to low income seniors to help stretch their already taxed fixed incomes.
More than 500 people attended the first MCPS Family Market Day at Kennedy High School.
Every month there are new and ongoing volunteer opportunities at the food bank. Check out what’s in store in June.
CAFB’s Urban Demonstration Garden has been selected by Washington DC Green Festival as a finalist for their Community Award!
Simply by sharing information, we can build a more informed regional map of what is being done for seniors today and what areas need our attention tomorrow.
Volunteers make the Capital Area Food Bank go ‘round!
The Washington Mystics basketball team took their game off-court to help pack and sort food at the Capital Area Food Bank.
“I’m not ashamed of anything in my life” says Shirley, who, at 62, participates in both CSFP and SNAP to help support herself.
The Capital Area Food Bank is a proud supporter of the LGBTQ community, and is honored to participate in many efforts spearheaded by this community every year.