Every year around Thanksgiving, national, 1regional and local media outlets shine a light on the issue of hunger and what is being done to solve it.
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.
The CAFB’s Family Market at Manassas Park High School, where we offer fruits, vegetables, and groceries free of charge to parents of students at the school, is a great example of a community working together to solve hunger.
When he’s not making defensive plays on the field, Washington Redskins Free Safety Dashon Goldson is making a difference off the field.
Beautiful things happen when communities come together to take hunger off of the Washington area map.
The CAFB is gearing up to release a cookbook next summer that will show how the food we distribute can easily become healthy, affordable meals.
Come out on Tuesday, November 17 and see your favorite on-air personalities at the annual Food2Feed radio-thon benefiting the Capital Area Food Bank from 6am – 6pm.
Of the 444 non-profit partners that receive food from the CAFB to distribute in their community, the following 29 have demonstrated their commitment to providing healthy food and nutrition education to the communities they serve:
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.”