Day 21 of the partial federal shutdown also marked an anxiety producing “first” for many government employees and contractors: the first Friday without a paycheck since the furlough began. In the face of this grim milestone, 80 volunteers – some impacted by the shutdown themselves – rolled up their sleeves and got to work.
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Denise Clyburn runs the pantry and fresh food distribution programs at New Samaritan Baptist Church. For her, humanity and community are at the center of the work.
Childhood obesity has soared in the last 40 years. The health implications for our communities – particularly those the Capital Area Food Bank serves – are significant.
With thousands in our local community eager to help those whose lives were upended by wind and water last week, the Capital Area Food Bank and Giant Food are partnering up to offer an easy way to do that.
You could give a tie, or a mug, or a drill to tell him how much he means to you. But you could also give the gift of life-changing food in his honor, and help another dad in our area provide food to his his family.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car is making a big investment in hunger relief and wellness in our area. To kick things off, they joined us for a day of volunteering!