With thousands in our local community eager to help those whose lives were upended by wind and water last week, the Capital Area Food Bank and Giant Food are partnering up to offer an easy way to do that.
Solving hunger takes everyone – something our corporate partners understand and demonstrate a commitment to every month of the year. With so many rock star businesses working to help moms, dads, kids, and seniors in our area, we can’t help but want to share what some of them are doing.
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.
Recipe cards plus a take home bag of ingredients for a family in need are powerful resources when paired together. The food is nourishment and the recipe card unlocks the power of that food by offering ideas to prepare a healthy affordable meal.
For Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), knowing that children in our area might go hungry when school is out is a serious call to action. Which is why, in partnership with Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), they recently rallied hundreds of their team members to help get food into the hands of kids who need it.
Lawyers from dozens of top D.C. law firms, law schools, and legal organizations recently came together at the offices of firm K&L Gates to celebrate an outstanding achievement: providing more than 800,000 meals for people in need through the 9th annual Food From the Bar Campaign.
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.