The CAFB’s Family Market at Manassas Park High School, where we offer fruits, vegetables, and groceries free of charge to parents of students at the school, is a great example of a community working together to solve hunger.
Posts By: Cecelia Vergaretti
Although home to two of the wealthiest counties in the nation, Northern Virginia has many people who need emergency and long-term food assistance.
Imagine shopping at your local Harris Teeter and pulling off grocery items from racks no bigger than your corner store’s. Turn the aisle and you’re then suffocated by obtrusive bookcases holding the remainder of items you need to complete your grocery list. Such was the case at the Capital Area Food Bank’s Northern Virginia Branch… Read more »
Recently, the Washington Capitals sponsored a canned food drive benefiting the food bank at the Verizon Center. I haven’t been to a hockey game since the early 1990’s and I did not know what to expect. Every team has a personality and I was about to experience Capitals personality at its best! The Caps were… Read more »
Over the past year, you may have noticed significant changes to our website – blogging, online donations, event registration, easier navigation and even a volunteer calendar! Did you know we have a Facebook page? Thanks to generous support from the William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation, the food bank has finally entered the world… Read more »