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July 8, 2019
How Rob “the Tomato Guy” Got Involved in Urban Gardening
Rob Schulman’s love for gardening brought him to the Capital Area Food Bank. The knowledge that he’s making an impact for his neighbors keeps him coming back, and it inspired him to start an own urban garden of his own.
September 28, 2018
Why I Take Action: Tom Wofford
Tom Wofford has led SAIC’s Hunger Action Month volunteerism events for years. His commitment to hunger relief, however, goes much farther back.
September 25, 2018
Why I Take Action: Jess Kurti
Running a marathon is an accomplishment. Running hundreds of them while volunteering and raising awareness about hunger is in a category all its own. Jess Kurti is doing just that through her "Beasts of Burden Challenge," which included a recent volunteering experience at the Capital Area Food Bank.
September 21, 2018
Why I Take Action: Cassandra Dryden
The way Cassandra Dryden sees it, everyone needs a helping hand from time to time, whether they’re seeking education, finding employment, raising children, or meeting any of life’s other challenges. Through her work with a local nonprofit, she’s able to extend that helping hand on a regular basis by leading the organization’s food collection and donation activities.
September 19, 2018
Why I Take Action: Robin Shaffert
Inspiration to take action can often be found close to home. In the case of Robin Shaffert, that inspiration began as a desire to help those around her during turbulent times – and evolved into an ongoing tribute to her mother’s legacy.
September 10, 2018
Why I Take Action: Joseph Schroeder
Joseph Schroeder is a Kansas native and an associate at the DC law firm of Kirkland & Ellis. For the past two years, he’s also been a monthly donor to the Capital Area Food Bank.
September 12, 2014
Creating awareness can be as simple as sharing a hunger fact with a friend or Going Orange on social media.
July 30, 2013
If you’re looking for action this coming September, then look no further than the Capital Area Food Bank’s month long takeover, also known as Hunger Action Month.
September 11, 2012
Where Is Your Orange?
CAFB staff kicked off Hunger Action Month by participating in Go Orange day, which encouraged people to wear orange and speak out for the 49 million Americans struggling with hunger.
October 7, 2011
Virginia Legislators Help Pack Bags for Seniors in Need