This is my archive
November 14, 2022
At the table for the White House Hunger Conference
April 27, 2022
Amid rising costs, meeting the demand for food
February 9, 2022
More than meals: CAFB’s 2022 policy agenda
December 12, 2021
A Year of Giving Back: 12 Ways to Help in 2022
A new year is just ahead. Get ready to kick off 2022 with this at-a-glance guide for how to help people in your community each month of the year.
October 19, 2017
Mind the (Grocery) Gap: Walking For Equal Food Access
Hundreds of people from throughout our region marched at the first ever Grocery Walk to raise our voices and show our common commitment to ending the food injustice in Wards 7 and 8.
January 19, 2017
Stemming the Rising Tide of Suburban Hunger
Hunger knows no age, no race, no religion and increasingly, no zip code. The Capital Area Food Bank is committed to tackling this tough challenge, and to finding ways to reach children, seniors, and families with good food no matter where they live.
May 21, 2016
Kudos to the FDA
We applaud yesterday’s new nutrition labels released yesterday that highlight important changes related to calories, serving sizes and sugars.
It’s the first overhaul of labels in 20 years and, as WashPo says “highlights the many breakthroughs in nutrition science as well as upheavals in the nation’s disease burden during that period.”
April 21, 2016
Production-based incentives make it hard to get nutrition and food waste outcomes we want
After a day of listening to many of the country’s top influencers on topics ranging from protein in the diet to food waste to nutrition, a few of the dots began to connect: while some of our country’s food policies once served us quite well, they don’t anymore.
June 12, 2015
The Hunger Heat Map
The Heat Map allows the CAFB to look at communities we serve by location, identify gaps and target hunger interventions.
August 18, 2014
More than 530,700 people in the Washington metro region turn to food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families.