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  • January 7, 2021

    2020 Annual Impact Report: Respond, Recover, Rebuild

    While the pandemic turned life upside down for all of us in 2020, it also showed the power of our community and renewed our deep commitment to the food bank’s most central purpose: ensuring our neighbors have the good food they need. Explore the impact made possible by our incredible community of supporters in the 2020 Annual Impact Report.

  • March 8, 2020

    Investing in Brighter Futures for Women and Girls

    On International Women's Day, CAFB President & CEO Radha Muthiah reflects on the true potential of women and girls across the world and in our own region when provided with the good food and support they need to flourish and thrive.

  • January 15, 2020

    The CAFB’s 40th Anniversary: Food Moves Us Forward

    Forty years ago today, on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, a group of interfaith leaders from across the region opened the doors of the CAFB. Our goal then, as it is now: to ensure that people have the food they need to thrive.

  • December 19, 2019

    Looking Back and Moving Forward – Reflections on the Year

    As the CAFB prepares for its 40th anniversary kick-off and celebration, CAFB President & CEO Radha Muthiah reflects on all we were proud to accomplish in 2019, and the incredible momentum and strategic plan that is ushering us into this seminal year.

  • July 24, 2019

    Proposed Changes to SNAP (food stamp) Regulations Would Have Negative Impacts for Area Families

    The Capital Area Food Bank is deeply concerned by the proposed revisions to SNAP (formerly called food stamps) eligibility requirements put forth yesterday.

  • 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.

  • February 16, 2017

    Calling on Affordable Retailers

    Our community needs grocery stores – not just corner stores – within reach of every neighborhood.

  • 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.

  • December 20, 2016

    How to choose which 501c3 charitable organization to support this year

    This time of year, our mailboxes are stuffed with solicitations – all for what seem to be good causes, and it can feel tough to be sure that your dollars are going to the best use. Here are some guiding principles on how to choose a 501(c)3 organizaiton.

  • December 13, 2016

    Nutrition Ed Helps Food Dollar Stretch

    A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that nutrition education actually reduces hunger over time. That’s right: The study found that the right kind of nutrition education actually reduced food insecurity by 25%.