On Wednesday, October 23rd the Council issued a proclamation declaring October 24th Food Day in support of the nationwide celebration, and movement toward more healthy, affordable and sustainable food in Montgomery County.
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The Federal Government has shut down. However, The Capital Area Food Bank is open for business.
To this day, Congress has not reauthorized a new Farm Bill.
CAFB Director of Public Policy and Community Outreach Brian Banks and Montgomery County Councilwoman Valerie Ervin discuss SNAP with Kojo.
Hunger in our community is here. We must tell local legislators to step up services to nourish our neighbors in need.
Despite passage of the ATRA, there is much work still to be done to ensure that our nation’s entitlement programs do not disappear.
What happens now in the White House and in Congress?
It’s sometimes a challenge to find an hour or two in our busy schedules to volunteer. Imagine trying to squeeze in the time during your spouse’s senate campaign.
September is Hunger Action Month across the United States and the third Wednesday of September was “ShopRite Partners in Caring Day” in Maryland.
Every day there are people throughout the United States who are in a strategic fight to put healthy and nutritious food on the table to feed their families.