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Why I Take Action: Joseph Schroeder

Joseph Schroeder is a Kansas native and an associate at the DC law firm of Kirkland & Ellis. For the past two years, he’s also been a monthly donor to the Capital Area Food Bank.

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Managing Bee Populations at the Capital Area Food Bank

A few lucky staff members had the opportunity to take a Beginning Beekeeping Course at University of DC hosted by the DC Beekeepers Alliance. Our staff learned how to help manage bee populations, which are essential because they pollinate the fruits and vegetables we eat and food for animals which we then consume.

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The Divine 9 Volunteer Fellowship Day

The Capital Area Food Bank recently hosted 40 volunteers who each represented one of the “Divine Nine” original historically black sororities and fraternities. Together, they sorted food items in our warehouse and participated in a Face Hunger session -- a hands-on simulation and discussion activity that raises awareness and understanding of hunger.

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