Drum Roll Please…Introducing Our First Partners for Wellness - Capital Area Food Bank
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Drum Roll Please…Introducing Our First Partners for Wellness

By David Poms November 10, 2015

We’re excited to congratulate the first CAFB food assistance partners to earn the title of Partners for Wellness! 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:


• Action in Community Through Service (ACTS)
• Allen Chapel AME Church
• Builders, Inc
• City of Greenbelt Food Pantry
• Clifton Park Baptist Church
• Columbia Baptist Church
• Community Multi-Service
• Crowder Owen’s Food Pantry
• Damien Ministries Food Pantry
• Dupont Park SDA Church
• Family & Medical Counseling Service
• Food & Clothing Center of Ward 7
• Gateway to Heaven Pentecostal Holiness Church
• Grace of God Ministry
• Holiness Tabernacle Church of God in Christ
• Laurel Advocacy and Referral Services
• Mount Victory Food Basket
• Northern Virginia Family Service
• Our Lady Queen Of Peace
• Pennsylvania Avenue SDA Church
• Pilgrim Baptist Church
• Purity Baptist Church
• RCCG New Wine Assembly
• Revival Baptist Ministries INT
• Shiloh Church Of God 7 Day
• Sowing Empowerment and Economic Development, Inc (SEED)
• Spanish Catholic Center
• The Salvation Army (PW County)
• The True Vine Center

Hunger hurts, and healthy food can improve the wellness of the community. Through the Partners for Wellness initiative – one of the first of its kind in food banks – the CAFB is making low barrier nutrition education resources, like our recipe cards, available through our online menu and tracking the nutritional value of foods we distribute. Together with the CAFB, these 29 organizations are working to make a positive impact for community members who are not always sure where their next meal is coming from.
Those that are interested in participating in Partners for Wellness can find an information packet and application here. Please email us at partners@capitalareafoodbank.org