At the Capital Area Food Bank we can take donations of fresh produce anytime between 8:30am-4:30pm Monday through Friday. Drive up, dash in, drop off, fill out a 2 minute donation form, and you are off! There is no schedule or advanced notice required. It’s that easy!
Posts Categorized: Food Drives
In the Washington D.C. Area, one in five children is at risk of experiencing hunger; that is over 200,000 children. Many families rely on school breakfast and lunch throughout the school year to feed their children. With most schools out on summer vacation, families seek other sources of support. In response to this need, Four… Read more »
Don’t forget to help Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday, May 8th! You can help in three easy steps: 1. Place non-perishable foods into a bag peanut butter canned meat and fish canned fruit and vegetables cereal 2 . Leave the bag at your mailbox on Saturday, May 8th -your local letter carrier will pickup the… Read more »
Food Donations Have Slowed For the past couple of weeks, the Capital Area Food Bank has seen nonperishable food donations decline. This seems to be a seasonal phenomenon where donations soar from the fall months through the winter, but decline from spring into summer. Hunger takes no vacation, so we need your help. You can… Read more »
As anyone in the area knows, over the past couple of months, the Washington DC area has experienced record amounts of snow. Schools, businesses and even the federal government shut down in response. We experienced empty shelves at the grocery store, a lack of shovels at hardware stores, power outages…the stories go on and on…. Read more »
The Capital Area Food Bank is asking everyone to come out and Stuff A Truck this Friday, December 11th from 6:00 a.m.-11:30 p.m. We know the weather was beautiful last week, but in true Stuff A Truck fashion, the temperature has dropped! But don’t let the cold weather stop you from coming out and donating… Read more »
Last Thursday, the greater Washington, DC community joined WHUR, Giant, SunTrust, Verizon and McDonald’s for another Food2Feed campaign. It was an all day event at the Old Post Office Pavilion on 12th and Penn that generated $70,000 to feed families at risk of hunger this Thanksgiving! We salute each person and organization that donated food… Read more »