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Community Snapshot: Help at the Holidays

Roberta has a career in home healthcare, but needed a little extra help this year affording food for the holidays. She knew the food bank would be there for her to help make the season special. Read More

Curbside Groceries expands to Prince George’s County, MD

A new option for affordable groceries has arrived in Maryland! The food bank is thrilled to announce the expansion of its Curbside Groceries initiative into Prince George’s County. Curbside Groceries, which currently operates in DC’s Ward 8, is a mobile grocery truck designed to create equitable access to nutritious food at affordable prices by serving residents in areas with few nutritious grocery options. Read More

3 Simple Ways to Take Action for #HungerActionMonth

September Hunger is Action Month, a time when people across the country join together to raise awareness about hunger in our communities, and take action to help solve it. With so many of our neighbors continuing to experience high levels of need due to the ongoing economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s never been a better – or more important – time to take part. Read More

Jubilee Housing: Feeding Kids and Supporting Community

Food bank partner Jubilee Housing has continued to serve children throughout the pandemic, providing hot meals and snacks to keep kids healthy and energized year round. Their programs engage children in experiential learning opportunities in science, engineering, art, and math, as well as civic engagement. Just as importantly, the program provides a deep sense of community that extends beyond its building walls. Read More

Voices of Advocacy: Melody Lawson

Client Leadership Council member Melody Lawson was born and raised in Washington, DC and has dedicated her life here to giving back to the community. She’s been passionate about food since she was a little girl, and every day she wakes up and lives by the motto her grandmother taught her: never let anybody go hungry. Read More