As a mother of six who was committed to homeschooling her children, Esther Jordan struggled to purchase nutritious ingredients to cook for her family. Even so, she was committed to providing her family with nutritious meals.
Posts Categorized: Food Distributions
Growing season is well underway, and thanks to the support of The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, families who may not have access to local produce are now incorporating farm-direct harvests into their diets.
Para muchas de las familias que reciben comida del Capital Area Food Bank, el tener acceso a alimentos saludables es clave para cocinar todos los días. Por eso, recientemente el Capital Area Food Bank se ha comprometido tener harina de maíz, frijoles y arroz, accesibles para los Latinoamericanos que servimos.
Just like we do during the school year, we provide nourishing foods like chicken, black-eyed peas, lentils, whole wheat spaghetti, apple sauce, and cereal for families to select together at Joyful Food Markets.
The Verizon Center was buzzing with activity as nearly 600 volunteers gathered to pack 12,500 bags of food for the Capital Area Food Bank’s Weekend Bag Program on June 17.
After experiencing hunger as a child, Ranell Davis decided to open up a pantry to make sure that others would not go hungry in her NE DC community.
The Capital Area Food Bank recently helped to get 13,000 liters of clean water to residents of Flint, Michigan during the water crisis there.
Snow days are many things – an opportunity for winter adventure, a parent’s worst nightmare, a time to catch up on your Netflix queue. But for the vulnerable residents of the Washington, DC region, snow days present a real and present threat.
The Heat Map allows the CAFB to look at communities we serve by location, identify gaps and target hunger interventions.
We are excited to explore the breadth of our fruits and vegetables distribution through our new interactive infographic.