An American Millennial feels more comfortable setting up a Kiva loan to a farmer in Kenya than bringing chicken soup to a neighbor.
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Solving a problem begins with understanding it. So two years ago, the food bank set about creating a digital map to help us better understand regional hunger.
As a Next Gen food bank, we’re always on the lookout for forward-thinking partners to help us get food to the community in smart and effective ways.
This just in: Processed, sugary and fried foods all contribute to obesity in kids, a study finds.
According to this morning’s Washington Post, nearly 3 in 5 American adults take a prescription drug. Alarmingly, they suggest that obesity is driving the need for these drugs, primarily hypertension, heart failure, diabetes and “other elements of the “cardiometabolic syndrome.”
Lack of adequate healthy food can impair a child’s ability to concentrate and perform well in school and is linked to higher levels of behavioral and emotional problems from preschool through adolescence.
On this World Food Day, we need to keep acknowledging the very real progress that so many have contributed to, while we keep our eye sharply on the remaining challenge.
Giant saves the day with 3-day Emergency Donation Blitz
Fully one half of the 540,000 people served by the Capital Area Food Bank have high blood pressure or heart disease or are living with someone who does.
At the Capital Area Food Bank, reducing food waste is part of our operational model and our organizational DNA.