The surgeon general and the President’s Council on on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition celebrated the Council’s 60th anniversary at the food bank today. Why? Because both have concluded the same thing we have: that food is at the heart of health.
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Our community needs grocery stores – not just corner stores – within reach of every neighborhood.
Hunger knows no age, no race, no religion and increasingly, no zip code. The Capital Area Food Bank is committed to tackling this tough challenge, and to finding ways to reach children, seniors, and families with good food no matter where they live.
This time of year, our mailboxes are stuffed with solicitations – all for what seem to be good causes, and it can feel tough to be sure that your dollars are going to the best use. Here are some guiding principles on how to choose a 501(c)3 organizaiton.
Your support accomplishes important things every day of the week. They all lead up to one moment: when someone who needs it is able to eat a good, healthy meal.
A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that nutrition education actually reduces hunger over time. That’s right: The study found that the right kind of nutrition education actually reduced food insecurity by 25%.
Why give stuff when you can give food, hope, and joy this holiday season? Send a gift in someone’s honor instead! Learn how.
A standing ovation for Medicare’s decision yesterday to begin paying to prevent diabetes, one of the most devastating and preventable diseases.
When corporations are called upon to be a force to good in society, many may think about paying a living wage or providing good health coverage. And those things absolutely matter. But companies also have the power to bite off a particular problem and work to solve it.
While my garden thrives with tomatoes, kale, cucumbers, broccoli, zucchini, peppers, and more over the course of a gardening season, I am known as a killer of melons. I have never managed to bring one to fruit, though certainly not for lack of trying.