In the past year, the food bank has shifted into high gear as more staff members are riding their bikes to work, proving that spinning your wheels really can get you somewhere.
Posts Categorized: Partners
When Larry hears stories of clients who have to eat cat food, it strengthens his resolve to build community networks with the pantry.
Whenever Partner Distributions Coordinator Daniel Nat-Davies feels overwhelmed by his day-to-day agendas, he thinks back to people and especially families he’s met.
On Tuesday, June 19th, the Capital Area Food Bank is limiting service in order to collect 150 thousand pounds of food from the Fancy Food Show.
Bread for the City is one of the Capital Area Food Bank’s largest and most successful partner agencies.
McKinley Crudup, Executive Director of Food Pantry Operations at Allen Chapel AME, manages one of the food bank’s mobile pantry distribution sites and helps feed over 2000 people a week.
The Capital Area Food Bank’s 2012 Metropolitan Area Hunger Conference, held April 20 at The Catholic University of America, proudly united community leaders from DC, Maryland and Virginia under the theme “Unify, Testify, Fortify: Adding Value to Your Nonprofit.” During the morning, participants cheered the food bank’s impending move to its new food distribution center,… Read more »
Food Crossroads happen when different organizations come together to alleviate hunger in their community. Throughout the Capital Area Food Bank’s 32-year history, the organization has adopted the mantra “A Community Response to Hunger” and understands it takes collective partnerships to effectively address hunger in the region. Through its network of over 700 community partners, the… Read more »
The Capital Area Food Bank’s energetic and creative staff is working hard to cook up ways to support its partner agencies located throughout the Washington metro area. Like any good chef, we experiment with different recipes to discover what works. When we find a great recipe, we’re proud to share the results. This year, we’re… Read more »
When Americans hear global health concerns, they often interpret them as distant problems. Seldom considered are public health problems in their own community. Such is the case with hunger in this country, a topic Georgetown Professor Heidi Elmendorf engaged with her Biology of Global Health class. Dr. Elmendorf, co-director of Georgetown’s Biology of Global Health… Read more »