The disruption in the private-sector market, coupled with both mounting market demand for healthier food options and new research on the power of produce, sets up a world of possibility – and a world of responsibility.
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.
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.
The Capital Area Food Bank is excited to announce our Digital Food Drive crowdfunder, a new volunteer opportunity aimed at boosting our food supply just in time to provide meals to children and teenagers who will be out of school in a few short weeks.
Digital food drives can be hosted anywhere, so your reach isn’t limited to those who can make it to you! Friends and family across the country or on another continent can support your cause with just a few clicks. See how easy it is to start!
It’s the 25th anniversary of the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive! The food bank hosted a kickoff at its distribution center, and we’re encouraging the community to provide donations by their mailboxes on Saturday, May 13.
This Mother’s Day, join me in honoring all working moms by supporting mothers who need some help feeding their families.
During my time at the food bank, I’ve met so many women who are working and raising children like I was, but doing it without enough food. And as hard as it was for me, I know it can be much harder.
A donation of leafy greens from BrightFarms made Earth Day a little fresher for lots of families in our area.
In the national health care debate, there is one fact that both the left and the right agree on: Americans spend the majority of our dollars on end-of-life crisis care and very little on prevention. Why?