Capital Area Food Bank
Good food today. Brighter futures tomorrow.See how
Hunger exists in every zip code in our region.
How we’re helping people in need
Together with over 450 local partners, we’re providing the food people need to thrive today. We’re also working with partners to pair food with services that can create permanent pathways out of hunger tomorrow.Learn about our work
Providing Good Food To Help Today.
Distributing Food Where It’s Needed Most
With the help of farmers, wholesalers, restaurants, community members, and others, we source the food for over 45 million meals each year. And thanks to our hundreds of partners in the community, we’re able to get that food to the individuals and families who need it most.Nonprofit Distribution Partners Direct Distribution Programs
450+ Food Assistance Partners
Creating Hunger Solutions for Tomorrow.
Good nutrition helps people thrive. So nutrition is at the core of our mission.
Farms & Gardening
From nearby farms to backyard gardens, we’re committed to helping people get the produce they need for good health.
We partner with organizations that provide skills training, health screenings, financial advice, and more to address the root causes of hunger and food insecurity.
Make a difference in your community.
Events & Campaigns
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Action 2021This January 18, there are many actions you can take to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the ideals of justice and equity that…Learn More About Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Action 2021
A Party Against HungerYou could spend a regular day making an impact in so many ways: Donate your lunch fund when you #skiplunch; Make your next birthday, bar/bat mizvah, or any get together…Learn More About A Party Against Hunger
From Our Blog
A Year of Giving Back: 12 Ways to Help in 2021Kick off 2021 with this at-a-glance guide for how to help people in your community each month of the year. January In the spirit of Martin Luther King Day, create…Read More About A Year of Giving Back: 12 Ways to Help in 2021
2020 Annual Impact Report: Respond, Recover, Rebuild2020 marked the food bank’s 40th anniversary, for which we had planned a year of commemorations to mark the milestone. What happened instead, no one could have foreseen. But while…Read More About 2020 Annual Impact Report: Respond, Recover, Rebuild