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Media Coverage

October 9, 2014 – Review Seeker – LULAC and Tyson Foods Partner to Donate Five Truckloads of Protein to Food Banks in Five Major U.S. Cities

October 8, 2014 – AlexandriaNews.org – Volunteer Opportunity Hotlist

October 6, 2014 – Review Seeker – Capital Area Food Bank Addresses Hunger with Carol Schwartz

October 3, 2014 – 4 Traders – Tyson Foods : LULAC and Tyson Foods Partner to Donate Truckloads of Protein to Food Banks in Five Major U.S. Cities

October 3, 2014 – Washington Hispanic – LULAC dona alimentos

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News Releases

9/26/2014 – Capital Area Food Bank Hosts Northern Virginia Hunger Summit
The Capital Area Food Bank is hosting its 11th Annual Northern Virginia Hunger Summit that will highlight the food bank’s commitment to health and wellness as among its primary strategic goals. The summit will convene food experts and practitioners to identify best practices and barriers for individuals who want to take control of their health through home cooking. Attendees will then be treated to a live cook-off, featuring four local chefs competing to make the tastiest meal using CAFB ingredients.

9/15/2014 – The Capital Area Food Bank Teams With Walmart, Feeding America to “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.”
The public can help the Capital Area Food Bank win a $60,000 grant from Walmart as part of “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” a nationwide campaign that launched today at food banks across the country. The initiative will provide a total of $3.7 million to Feeding America and participating food banks that provide hunger relief to millions of people in need of food assistance.

7/7/2014 – Washington Nationals to Visit the Capital Area Food Bank
Pitchers Jerry Blevins and Craig Stammen will team up with children from Jubilee Housing Teen Renaissance to participate in CAFB’s Kids Cafe to prepare healthy snacks that can be enjoyed while watching a baseball game. The Kids Cafe program provides free, healthy meals and snacks to more than 2,000 children and teens daily after school and over the summer at nearly 90 locations in the Washington metro area.

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