Every morning, Michael loads his truck to begin another day that is different from the last.
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While we celebrate our new space, we are equally realistic that we are facing a challenge.
On Tuesday, June 19th, the Capital Area Food Bank is limiting service in order to collect 150 thousand pounds of food from the Fancy Food Show.
Almost a year and a half after construction began on the Capital Area Food Bank’s new building, we are now just months away from moving into our new food distribution center.
Long ago, the white-tailed deer were a rare breed in these parts. Their natural predators couldn’t get enough of these delectable creatures. Then man came along, party crashed the feast and drove out all the predators. Since then natural selection has had difficulty keeping these deer out of man’s way. The estimated 20 million deer… Read more »
On Friday, February 17 we hosted a group of young teenagers all the way from Outlook, Canada! We also had a father join us with his two young sons. The volunteers packed 640 Weekend Bags as evidenced in the slideshow below! Why did two such different groups decide to volunteer at the food bank? Read some testimonies to find out: Volunteering is for a… Read more »
Imagine shopping at your local Harris Teeter and pulling off grocery items from racks no bigger than your corner store’s. Turn the aisle and you’re then suffocated by obtrusive bookcases holding the remainder of items you need to complete your grocery list. Such was the case at the Capital Area Food Bank’s Northern Virginia Branch… Read more »
The Capital Area Food Bank is currently in need of volunteers for this Friday, January 6 from 1 – 4 pm; and Saturday, January 7 from 9 – 12 am. We are looking for individuals or large groups to help pack bags for our Kids Cafe and Weekend Bag Programs. If you are still on vacation or… Read more »
Last year, over 14,000 people made a difference in the lives of others volunteering their time and talent with the Capital Area Food Bank. Our volunteers save the food bank over $1.7 million* every year in staffing costs, which we are then able to channel back into feeding the community. Check out the experience of… Read more »
For the past three years, the Washington Nationals have partnered with the Capital Area Food Bank to organize food drives during the summer months when our food donations are typically slow. But not only do they assist in donating food, the Nats team players put the food where their mouth is and donate their time by volunteering in the… Read more »