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  • January 12, 2019

    Giving Back in a Time of Unexpected Need

    Day 21 of the partial federal shutdown also marked an anxiety producing “first” for many government employees and contractors: the first Friday without a paycheck since the furlough began. In the face of this grim milestone, 80 volunteers - some impacted by the shutdown themselves - rolled up their sleeves and got to work.

  • September 28, 2018

    Why I Take Action: Tom Wofford

    Tom Wofford has led SAIC’s Hunger Action Month volunteerism events for years. His commitment to hunger relief, however, goes much farther back.

  • September 25, 2018

    Why I Take Action: Jess Kurti

    Running a marathon is an accomplishment. Running hundreds of them while volunteering and raising awareness about hunger is in a category all its own. Jess Kurti is doing just that through her "Beasts of Burden Challenge," which included a recent volunteering experience at the Capital Area Food Bank.

  • August 3, 2018

    After Moving In, Nestlé Is Giving Back

    On the heels of the grand opening of its new US headquarters in Arlington, Nestlé employees are making an impact for neighbors in the Washington region.

  • May 21, 2018

    A Servicemember Still Serving: Richard

    Veteran Richard Adam’s favorite part about retirement is sleeping in, which he does every day of the week except for one: Thursdays, when he helps distribute food to those in his community.

  • May 1, 2017

    In Honor of My Strong Single Mom

    During my time at the food bank, I've met so many women who are working and raising children like I was, but doing it without enough food. And as hard as it was for me, I know it can be much harder.

  • January 14, 2017

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car and CAFB Team Up on Wellness

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car is making a big investment in hunger relief and wellness in our area. To kick things off, they joined us for a day of volunteering!

  • 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.

  • August 23, 2016

    Morgan Stanley Gives Back

    Morgan Stanley has supported the food bank, and the community it serves, with more than $300,000 in financial support since 2010!