Posts By: Deirdre O Connor

Help Kids from Southern Ridge Have a Fun and Healthy Summer

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The Community Preservation and Development Corporation’s Southern Ridge Community Center in Southeast, DC, working with the Capital Area Food Bank’s Kids Cafe® program, has been selected for Starbucks’ Community Card: Vote. Give. Grow program. During the school year, Southern Ridge receives snacks and suppers from the food bank providing children who attend the after-school program… Read more »

Integrated Services at Work in Ward 8

by & filed under Food Distributions, Healthy Eating, Kids.

Through funding from Kaiser Permanente’s Healthy Eating in Hard Times Program, the food bank’s community outreach programs are combining education, outreach and capacity building activities with access to fresh produce to our target pilot sites.  This  two-year pilot initiative is focusing on Ward 8 communities and seeks to work closely with our targeted partners to… Read more »