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Voices of Advocacy: Odessa Davis

The CAFB Client Leadership Council brings together people with an array of perspectives and experiences from across the region, and seeks to empower members through a ten-month advocacy training program. We spoke with Odessa Davis, one of the CLC's newest members, to learn what inspires her to raise her voice for change Read More

5 Steps to Host a Digital Food Drive for Neighbors In Need

It's not always easy or efficient to collect canned goods and pantry staples from friends, family, and colleagues—especially with current restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But a growing number of our neighbors need your help to get the good food they need. When you host a digital food drive, you can engage your community from far and wide to help provide meals for thousands of people in our region. Read More

How One Local Teen Turned 200 Miles into 75,000 Meals for Neighbors in Need

Like so many people this past Spring, Tess Weinreich had her junior year of high school turned upside down when the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic caused classes to move online and extracurricular activities to be cancelled indefinitely. But rather than let these circumstances get her down, the rising senior rallies her community to help support her neighbors in need. Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Rob Britton

CAFB volunteer Rob Britton was on site for his 5th week volunteering in a row, with the city was still under lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic. We spoke with him about what motivates him to spend his time helping neighbors in need. Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Faces of Service in the Time of COVID-19

Volunteers have always been part of the backbone that supports the food bank's work. However, this #VolunteerAppreciationWeek is a special one as our amazing and dedicated volunteers have stepped up selflessly to ensure that their neighbors don't go hungry during the current pandemic. Take an #InsideLook at three of our volunteers who are lending a helping hand. Read More