The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics designated National Nutrition Month as a time to celebrate what is on our plates.
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It’s National Burger Month and the new Bobby’s Burger Palace on K Street, NW is celebrating by donating one dollar to the Capital Area Food Bank for every Crunch Burger sold.
We all know that volunteering is an extremely rewarding activity. Not only are you making a difference but you also get the opportunity to fellowship with others who support the same causes you do. And it’s fun! To make the volunteering experience much more exciting and interactive, Cabot Creamery Cooperative has launched Reward Volunteers - the first mobile app in the nation… Read more »
It’s official! The Capital Area Food Bank has rolled out its new brand and you will start to see it come to life. It’s so much more than a new logo, tagline or advertising message. The refreshed brand will unify our efforts to help those struggling with hunger and raise awareness about our services. The… Read more »
Save the Date for the Capital Area Food Bank’s 9th Annual Blue Jeans Ball.
The staff of the Capital Area Food Bank recently held a celebration honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. and commemorating the food bank’s 32 years of service. Founded on MLK Jr.’s birthday, the food bank’s work is guided by his words. Dr. King’s words speak to an interdependent and interconnected world. “We are caught in an… Read more »
Thirty-two years ago on Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday – January 15 – the Capital Area Food Bank opened its doors in response to an immediate need in the Washington metro area. The idea for the food bank was conceived a year earlier by the Interfaith Conference and the United Planning Organization in response to… Read more »
Two thousand twelve marks the Capital Area Food Bank’s 32nd anniversary. In our years of service, we have seen the ebb and flow of the economy, changes in government policies, the erosion of jobs and many other forces that have overwhelmed hundreds of thousands of residents here in the Washington metro area. The food bank… Read more »
Chelsea Lowe is an Ambassador Volunteer for the Capital Area Food Bank. For more on our Ambassador Volunteer Program, click here. While home for winter break from my sophomore year at the University of South Carolina, I decided to forego my usual activities which normally consist of being glued to the TV catching up on… Read more »
All day Monday through Friday, I’m “the lady who does the referrals.” I’m called “Catherine,” “Kathleen,” “Cathy,” “the hunger hotline” and was once even called “the turkey hookup.” (I don’t do that by the way.) I go by many names at work but the job I do each day is essentially the same. As the… Read more »