The food provided by the Capital Area Food Bank becomes much more than a meal when it reaches the hands of students in the culinary job training program of our nonprofit partner La Cocina VA.
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If you talk to José for ten minutes, there’s no escaping it: he’s a dad. He readily pulls out his phone to show off the family photo taken at his son’s recent graduation, pointing out how lovely his daughters look.
In one night, the 13th Annual Blue Jeans Ball enabled the Capital Area Food Bank to provide 875,000 nutritious meals!
Are beans, corn flour, and rice among the pantry staples you enjoy cooking with routinely at home? For many of the households served by the Capital Area Food Bank, having access to these healthy foods are key to cooking regularly.
“With [the CAFB’s] help, we’re not just pushing out food—we’re giving recipes and talking about health.”
As we embark on a new year, it is a great opportunity to take the next step on a path towards healthy cooking and eating.
For some of the seasoned residents in the community, committing to a healthy diet isn’t enough.
The Capital Area Food Bank kicks off Recipes from the CAFB Kitchen with Turkey Chili, Pumpkin Bread and Stewed Black Eyed Peas.
It’s more than just getting some free food. The people have great hearts and were telling us, ‘You are down now, but you can get up.’”
Have you heard about Martha’s Table, the CAFB’s food assistance partner that provides healthy food, affordable clothing, and quality education to DC residents?