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!

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.”

Stories From the Community: Deborah

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Capital Area Food Bank employee Gabrielle Gilliam discusses a recent mobile market event where she met a grandmother from the community, Deborah. Deborah is the grandmother of three grandchildren and works hard to make sure that they get the food they need to grow up strong and healthy.