I pull boxes of canned green vegetables; brown rice; canned chicken and tuna – you name it – off of our racks, sometimes from as high as 50 feet off the ground.
Meet Dorothy Boddie, who, for the past 20 years, has driven her car up to our doors, loading them with boxes filled with beans, greens, grains, meat, dairy, and lots of produce.
How does the food bank provide 46 million pounds of food to the community each year?
Meet Brad and Phil Miller of Miller Farms in Clinton, MD. They spent most of their summer and fall out in their fields with acres of vegetables, which they grow with love and care before loading them onto 18 wheelers bound for the food bank.
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.
Your support accomplishes important things every day of the week. They all lead up to one moment: when someone who needs it is able to eat a good, healthy meal.
A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that nutrition education actually reduces hunger over time. That’s right: The study found that the right kind of nutrition education actually reduced food insecurity by 25%.
Why give stuff when you can give food, hope, and joy this holiday season? Send a gift in someone’s honor instead! Learn how.
This #GivingTuesday, we’re asking the community to help raise the funds for 300,000 meals in one day. With your support, we can do it! When you give, you’ll be strengthening the community by getting meals to neighbors across Washington and the surrounding Virginia and Maryland suburbs who need them. How does that happen, you ask?… Read more »
Thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation, nineteen of CAFB’s partner nonprofits will be receiving freezers, fridges, and coolers that allow them to get even more good food to families in need. How will these appliances help? By allowing our partners to increase the number of food pick-ups that they can that make… Read more »