During my time at the food bank, I’ve met so many women who are working and raising children like I was, but doing it without enough food. And as hard as it was for me, I know it can be much harder.
A donation of leafy greens from BrightFarms made Earth Day a little fresher for lots of families in our area.
In the national health care debate, there is one fact that both the left and the right agree on: Americans spend the majority of our dollars on end-of-life crisis care and very little on prevention. Why?
Our community needs grocery stores – not just corner stores – within reach of every neighborhood.
Hunger knows no age, no race, no religion and increasingly, no zip code. The Capital Area Food Bank is committed to tackling this tough challenge, and to finding ways to reach children, seniors, and families with good food no matter where they live.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car is making a big investment in hunger relief and wellness in our area. To kick things off, they joined us for a day of volunteering!
By giving generously this holiday season, we can all make a big difference. 12 friends of the food bank have also signed up to match any gift made before the clock strikes midnight tonight, up to $100,000. Join us!
Whenever I see boys and girls begin trickling into one of our after school meal programs, I know they’re thinking about all the things that have happened that day – with their teachers, friends, families. But most of all, they’re thinking about food.
For the past few years, Calvert Foundation has come to the food bank as a way to give back to the local community. Our firm supports communities around the world, and this is one of the more direct ways we are involved. And we like coming to the food bank because we know that so many other organizations rely on it.
I spend my days surrounded by seniors who love laughter, gossip, and food. While there’s always plenty of the laughter and gossip in their lives, there’s not always quite enough food. We’re there to help fill that gap.