Get to Know CAFB
The CAFB is the hub for food sourcing, food distribution and nutrition education in the Washington metro area serving those struggling with hunger. Through direct service and a network of 700 nonprofit partners, the CAFB distributes 33 million pounds of food annually, including 15 million pounds of fresh produce.
Capital Area Food Bank Fact Sheet
There are nearly 700,000 individuals at risk of hunger in the CAFB’s service area, including 200,000 children.
Northern Virginia Branch Fact Sheet
In keeping with its mission, in December 1998 the CAFB opened a distribution center in Northern Virgina to better meet the needs of both the District of Columbia and the surrounding Virginia communities. The Northern Virginia Branch of the Capital Area Food Bank is a member of the Federation of Virginia Food Banks.