Posts Categorized: Food Drives

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 »

Move For Hunger

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On Friday, March 18th Adam Lowy and Jason Taetsch from Move For Hunger visited the Capital Area Food Bank!  Founded by the Lowy Family, Move For Hunger – a nonprofit organization that links local moving companies with food banks – encourages clients to donate unopened food during the moving process and offers to deliver their… Read more »

Local Fitness Company Hosts Food Drive for CAFB

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Local personal training company The Body You Want is hosting a protein drive for the CAFB.  Owner Josef Brandenburg believes that this is a perfect time for people to get in shape while helping those in need. Brandenburg is asking the community to bring non-perishable protein to 1070 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW.  The Body You… Read more »

Harvest for the Hungry Food Drive

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Here is an easy way to gear up for Valentine’s Day and share a little love with your local food bank. This Saturday, February 12th from 9 AM – 12 PM stop by a participating Safeway store to make a much needed food donation as part of the Harvest for Hungry Food Drive.  As you make your… Read more »

It Takes A Hockey Team

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Recently, the Washington Capitals sponsored a canned food drive benefiting the food bank at the Verizon Center.  I haven’t been to a hockey game since the early 1990’s and I did not know what to expect.  Every team has a personality and I was about to experience Capitals personality at its best!  The Caps were… Read more »