Partners Archives - Capital Area Food Bank
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  • March 10, 2019

    Three Ways Kids Benefit from Afterschool Meals

    Each school day, the food bank helps thousands of kids receive a nutrition meal through our Afterschool Meals program. Learn more about the ways we support bright futures in our area.

  • March 8, 2019

    Empowering Women Through Food and Nutrition

    “Every night when I go to sleep, I’m eager for tomorrow to come, so I can get back to work,” says Joyce Seamans, manager of a food pantry operated by Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington (ACSGW) in partnership with the Capital Area Food Bank. “Every day, I get to help resilient women of many different backgrounds gain access to healthy, nutritious food.”

  • February 7, 2019

    "Use Food as Your Medicine" – Partner Profile: Mary Roach

    “Use food as your medicine” – that’s what Mary Roach tells the people who come to the pantry she runs in partnership with the food bank. And with the produce and other nutritious options the pantry is able to provide, along with advice from their doctor, they can.

  • 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.

  • August 1, 2017

    Cooking Up Change

    The food provided by the Capital Area Food Bank becomes much more than a meal when it reaches the hands of students in the culinary job training program of our nonprofit partner La Cocina VA.

  • October 28, 2016

    Food Makes the Difference

    As a mother of six who was committed to homeschooling her children, Esther Jordan struggled to purchase nutritious ingredients to cook for her family. Even so, she was committed to providing her family with nutritious meals.

  • October 14, 2016

    Grow Your Own Food!

    “The garden isn’t my garden, it’s their garden. It’s our garden!” says Cora Clark, Arbor View Apartments’ Resident Services Manager with Community Preservation and Development Corporation. The garden is “a family thing.”

  • August 15, 2016

    Back to School After a Joyful, Food-filled Summer

    Just like we do during the school year, we provide nourishing foods like chicken, black-eyed peas, lentils, whole wheat spaghetti, apple sauce, and cereal for families to select together at Joyful Food Markets.

  • July 13, 2016

    How one corporate partner impacted Weekend Bags for the summer

    The Verizon Center was buzzing with activity as nearly 600 volunteers gathered to pack 12,500 bags of food for the Capital Area Food Bank’s Weekend Bag Program on June 17.