“I know what it is to be hungry,” Wendy Brinkley says. “I know what it is to not have. When I have one slice of cheese and two pieces of bread, I make the most of what I have.”
Posts Categorized: Seniors
For some of the seasoned residents in the community, committing to a healthy diet isn’t enough.
The CAFB is committed to strengthening the seniors in our region and empowering them to be a voice in their communities.
The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) provides a monthly grocery supplement to low income seniors to help stretch their already taxed fixed incomes.
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.
“I’m not ashamed of anything in my life” says Shirley, who, at 62, participates in both CSFP and SNAP to help support herself.
Delivery has begun to Washington area seniors! Our goal is to put Turkey @ Every Table this Thanksgiving.
How do seniors manage on a meager income where the cost of living is one of the highest in the country?
What does a Ford have to do with the Capital Area Food Bank and our mission to feed the hungry?
The Metropolitan Area Hunger Conference brings together those invested — either professionally or socially — in eradicating hunger.