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  • August 17, 2020

    5 Easy Steps to Host a Digital Food Drive for Neighbors In Need

    It's not always easy or efficient to collect canned goods and pantry staples from friends, family, and colleagues—especially with current restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But a growing number of our neighbors need your help to get the good food they need. When you host a digital food drive, you can engage your community from far and wide to help provide meals for thousands of people in our region.

  • July 18, 2017

    Legal Community Feeds Thousands through 9th Annual Food From the Bar Campaign

    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.

  • May 30, 2017

    Calling All Volunteers!

    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.

  • November 9, 2016

    Give Big, The Grocer Way

    As you head into your favorite grocery store this weekend, or any day through the holidays, we encourage to jump in- grab a bag, donate at the register, or select our most wanted items and add to our collection bins that are located at the front of the store.

  • July 18, 2016

    LULAC, CAFB y Generación Z

    La juventud no se ha olvidado de las necesidad de este mundo. Ayer, llegaron aproximadamente 130 jóvenes hispanos al Capital Area Food Bank, de todas partes de los Estados Unidos, Texas, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, y representando muchos países de Centro América, para ayudarnos a combatir el hambre en esta región.

  • June 27, 2016

    Capital Area Food Bank closes most successful Food From the Bar campaign to date

    This year's Food From the Bar, a month-long donation campaign led by the legal community, yielded a record breaking $275,000.

  • June 14, 2016

    Can Feds Feed Even More Families?

    “Hunger happens 24 hours a day, 365 days a year—but giving by the community is often highest between Thanksgiving and New Year’s,” said CAFB President and CEO Nancy E. Roman. “So Feds Feed Families helps us get the resources our neighbors need, when they’re needed.”

  • June 8, 2016

    The Meals on the Bus Go Round

    The Capital Area Food Bank is working all across the metro DC region to provide food for children during the summer – including children who live in areas that are far from the brick and mortar rec centers and other community sites by partnering with Shoppers Food and Pharmacy to take meals on the road.

  • December 22, 2015

    We Did It!

    The holiday spirit was in full effect as community members came out in droves and collected a total of 23,435 pounds of food for residents in need during this year’s 14th annual Stuff-A-Truck.

  • October 8, 2015

    Eight Years Hosting Food Drives: A Doctor’s Story

    About 8 years ago, my wife and I decided to put together an event for patients in our medical office that would help collect food donations for the Capital Area Food Bank.