Building Your Own Urban Garden Plot

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Have you ever wanted to learn how to make an urban garden plot and grow some veggies on your urban property, maybe on a balcony or on your front deck? Well here’s your chance! We’ve put together some instructions for growing your own urban garden plot.

Summer Is the Hungriest Time of Year

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For families dealing with food insecurity, summer can be a struggle as their kids lose access to school meals. The Food Bank works to alleviate summer hunger through our Summer Meals programs, so kids can feel full and ready for summer adventures!

A Regular Saturday Morning in DC – But Should It Be?

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Capital Area Food Bank CEO Radha Muthiah recently visited one of the food bank’s free monthly produce markets. The experience prompted her to reflect on the importance of doing two things simultaneously: meeting the need in our community today, and building a path towards a different future.

Spotlight on Supporters – Corporate Champions

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The Capital Area Food Bank works with many incredible corporate and foundation partners. These supporters are diverse and represent an array of sectors and issues, but they’re unified by one thing: passion for making a positive impact in our community.

Stories From the Community: Arisai

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Arisai is working hard, but the earnings from her job don’t always enable her to purchase the kinds of food she’d like to for her son, which can be expensive. That’s why she’s glad that his after care program partners with the Capital Area Food Bank as one of its 2,000 After-School Meals sites.

An Evening of Gratitude For Our Volunteers

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We’re always on the lookout for ways to say “thank you” to our incredible volunteers, and April – National Volunteer Month – presented a great opportunity to do that with an “Evening of Gratitude.”

Stamp Out Hunger

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In partnership with the United States Postal Service, the Capital Area Food Bank will be participating in the 26th Annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Please consider leaving a bag or two of canned or nonperishable items at your door for your local mail carrier, it’s that simple!