This is my archive
January 12, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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.
November 22, 2016
August 23, 2016
Morgan Stanley has supported the food bank, and the community it serves, with more than $300,000 in financial support since 2010!