Posts Categorized: Food Drives

Calling All Northern Virginia Lawyers!

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Are you looking for a fun and exciting way for your law firm or organization to get involved in the community?  Well here’s your chance!  The 6th Annual Legal Food Frenzy begins in less than two weeks.  Registration for the competition ends on March 30, so act fast! The Office of the Attorney General, the Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and… Read more »

Harvest for the Hungry

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Safeway and Coldwell Banker are teaming up to support the Capital Area Food Bank through the 26th Annual Harvest for the Hungry Food Drive. From March 3rd through March 10th, you can help make a difference in the lives of those who suffer from hunger by: Visiting your local Safeway store, purchasing a prefilled bag… Read more »

Food Network Stars and Whole Foods Market Lend A Helping Hand During Holiday Season

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 Two judges from Food Network’s “Chopped” recently visited the P Street Whole Foods Market to  purchase food for the Capital Area Food Bank.  Chefs Marc Murphy and Amanda Freitag, in partnership with Share Our Strength and Whole Foods, shopped and collected food to help raise awareness of childhood hunger in America.  My colleague, Brian Banks,… Read more »

Washington Caps Fans Donate Food and Funds to the CAFB

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Updated December 21, 2011 From a volunteer perspective: blog post written by Jay Landreth, Volunteer with the Capital Area Food Bank: These Caps fans were feeling loose because of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Thousands of pounds of food walked into the  Verizon Center destined for distribution to individuals who were unemployed, under-employed, homeless, struggling to keep their homes… Read more »

CANstruction 2011

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The results are in for the Washington Architectural Foundation’s 2011 CANstruction! 2011 CANstuction Awards: Jurors’ Favorite: Leo A Daly Structural Ingenuity: HDR Best Meal: David M Schwarz Architects Best Use of Labels: AECOM Honorable Mention: Hartman-Cox Architects Honorable Mention: Wiencek + Associates, Architects + Planners People’s Choice: Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (To view the winning CANstructions, click here.)… Read more »

Help Us End Hunger: Every Bag Counts Food Drive

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Now through July 24th, Safeway is providing a quick and easy way to make a difference in your community.  While visiting your local Safeway store, pick up a pre-filled bag of groceries at the Help Us End Hunger display, purchase the bag full of food for $10 and place it in the Capital Area Food… Read more »

Little League Group Donates to Food For Kids

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Article written by: Marie Morse, Food For Kids Associate Donations and volunteers have always been a crucial part of the work completed at the Capital Area Food Bank.  Luckily, one volunteer took her efforts to the next level by organizing a canned food drive in order to support the Food For Kids department!  Deb Roeber… Read more »

9 Years, 60 Tons – And Counting!

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by Loretta M. DeLuca, CEO, DelCor (Silver Spring, MD) DelCor started the .org Community Food Drive nine years ago because we wanted to increase our community impact.  That first year, we collected a ton of food. Last year, our 8th, we decided to give our participants another way to support the Capital Area Food Bank. … Read more »

Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday!

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Mark your calendar! The 19th Annual National Association Of Letter Carriers’ Food Drive is this Saturday,  May 14th.  You can help nourish those struggling with hunger  in three easy steps: Collect a bag full of non-perishable foods. Leave the bag at your mailbox on Saturday, May 14th – your local letter carrier will pick up the… Read more »