The Capital Area Food Bank is working all across the metro DC region to provide food for children during the summer – including children who live in areas that are far from the brick and mortar rec centers and other community sites by partnering with Shoppers Food and Pharmacy to take meals on the road.
Posts Categorized: NOVA
Every month there are new and ongoing volunteer opportunities at the food bank. Check out what’s in store in June.
Enjoy mingling with fellow supporters of the food bank at this outdoor tasting event!
Although home to two of the wealthiest counties in the nation, Northern Virginia has many people who need emergency and long-term food assistance.
The food bank recently brought on the Waterpenny Farm in Sperryville, VA to help provide fresh produce to our NOVA partners.
“Our Community, Our Voice: Advocacy tools for the Busy Nonprofit” was the subject of the Capital Area Food Bank’s annual Northern Virginia Hunger Summit held Sept. 30 at the First Baptist Church of Alexandria. In addition to the 150 participants representing emergency feeding programs from Virginia, DC and Maryland, three Virginia elected representatives spoke and… Read more »
For many busy nonprofits, getting involved in public policy through advocacy may seem overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. The 2011 Northern Virginia Hunger Summit is an opportunity for you to see how simple, yet powerful public policy can be. The one-day summit will be held Friday, September 30, 2011 at the First Baptist… Read more »
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 »
The saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words. With that in mind, the Food For Kids Team will post pictures to highlight our Kids Cafe® and Weekend Bag programs, taken both at the food bank and at our partners sites. Photos will be added each weekday in May to the Capital Area… Read more »
SNAP Outreach in NOVA By Amy Menzel Have you ever spoken to a group of people and felt like they had no idea what you were talking about? This happened to me last week, as I went into a community area of Fairfax County in Northern Virginia. I went to one of the many Capital… Read more »