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December 22, 2022
Taking groceries on the road for seniors
November 10, 2018
Service, Setbacks, and Second Chances: Warren’s Story
Homelessness and food insecurity were never a part of the retirement that Warren, a veteran of the US Army, had envisioned for himself. But when they became his reality, support from the food bank and its partner Access Housing Inc. helped him move toward a new future.
November 9, 2018
From Great Aunt to Primary Caretaker: Pam’s Story
Pam was all set for a quiet retirement, but life had other plans. When she suddenly became caretaker to family from ages 7 to over 80, she wasn’t sure how she was going to keep food on the table. The support from a local Family Market helps to fill in the gaps.
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.
June 1, 2016
From Kitchen Skeptic to Healthy Cooking Enthusiast
Julian Argoti wasn’t much of a cook. But when he realized that most of the low income seniors he worked with as a public health intern at the city of Greenbelt Food Pantry were dealing with diabetes and high blood pressure, he decided to become one. The Capital Area Food Bank was there to help.
July 2, 2015
Senior Strong: Elders Join the Fight to End Hunger
Senior leaders in Kelsey Apartments establish a caring community that feeds souls and bodies.
May 28, 2015
Seniors and Grocery Plus: An International Affair
Hunger doesn't care who you are or where you come from.
May 27, 2015
Grocery Plus Senior Spotlight: Cynthia Crevell-Dyett
Seniors at the Bernice Fontaneau Senior Wellness Center are some of the strongest in town.
May 18, 2015
Grocery Plus Senior Spotlight: James Leak
Mr. James Leak stands out as a living example of the motto Senior Strong.
May 1, 2015
Old Age Ain’t for Wimps
Together, we can ensure all seniors in need are strong, Senior Strong!