Denise Clyburn runs the pantry and fresh food distribution programs at New Samaritan Baptist Church. For her, humanity and community are at the center of the work.
Donate in someone’s honor during our holiday gift program and they’ll receive a special holiday card courtesy of the Capital Area Food Bank!
This #GivingTuesday, we’re asking the community to help raise the funds for 400,000 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 »
Hundreds of people from throughout our region marched at the first ever Grocery Walk to raise our voices and show our common commitment to ending the food injustice in Wards 7 and 8.
Childhood obesity has soared in the last 40 years. The health implications for our communities – particularly those the Capital Area Food Bank serves – are significant.
With thousands in our local community eager to help those whose lives were upended by wind and water last week, the Capital Area Food Bank and Giant Food are partnering up to offer an easy way to do that.
Solving hunger takes everyone – something our corporate partners understand and demonstrate a commitment to every month of the year. With so many rock star businesses working to help moms, dads, kids, and seniors in our area, we can’t help but want to share what some of them are doing.
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.
Recipe cards plus a take home bag of ingredients for a family in need are powerful resources when paired together. The food is nourishment and the recipe card unlocks the power of that food by offering ideas to prepare a healthy affordable meal.
For Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), knowing that children in our area might go hungry when school is out is a serious call to action. Which is why, in partnership with Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), they recently rallied hundreds of their team members to help get food into the hands of kids who need it.