Kirsten Bourne, Author at Capital Area Food Bank
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Cooking Up Change

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. Read More

"I Work Hard For My Family"

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. Read More

New Menu Items for Hispanic Neighbors

Are beans, corn flour, and rice among the pantry staples you enjoy cooking with routinely at home? For many of the households served by the Capital Area Food Bank, having access to these healthy foods are key to cooking regularly. Read More

Getting to Know the Gittens

It’s more than just getting some free food. The people have great hearts and were telling us, ‘You are down now, but you can get up.’” Read More