Why I Take Action #HungerActionMonth Archives - Capital Area Food Bank
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  • February 12, 2020

    Coming Full Circle: Wanda’s Story

    For most of her life, Wanda spent time giving back. But when an illness caused her to lose her vision, the community that she had supported became her lifeline.

  • 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.

  • September 21, 2018

    Why I Take Action: Cassandra Dryden

    The way Cassandra Dryden sees it, everyone needs a helping hand from time to time, whether they’re seeking education, finding employment, raising children, or meeting any of life’s other challenges. Through her work with a local nonprofit, she’s able to extend that helping hand on a regular basis by leading the organization’s food collection and donation activities.

  • September 19, 2018

    Why I Take Action: Robin Shaffert

    Inspiration to take action can often be found close to home. In the case of Robin Shaffert, that inspiration began as a desire to help those around her during turbulent times – and evolved into an ongoing tribute to her mother’s legacy.

  • September 10, 2018

    Why I Take Action: Joseph Schroeder

    Joseph Schroeder is a Kansas native and an associate at the DC law firm of Kirkland & Ellis. For the past two years, he’s also been a monthly donor to the Capital Area Food Bank.