Homelessness and food insecurity were never a part of the retirement that Warren, a veteran of the US Army, had envisioned for himself. But when they became his reality, support from the food bank and its partner Access Housing Inc. helped him move toward a new future.
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Pam was all set for a quiet retirement, but life had other plans. When she suddenly became caretaker to family from ages 7 to over 80, she wasn’t sure how she was going to keep food on the table. The support from a local Family Market helped to fill in the gaps.
Veteran Richard Adam’s favorite part about retirement is sleeping in, which he does every day of the week except for one: Thursdays, when he helps distribute food to those in his community.
Julian Argoti wasn’t much of a cook. But when he realized that most of the low income seniors he worked with as a public health intern at the city of Greenbelt Food Pantry were dealing with diabetes and high blood pressure, he decided to become one. The Capital Area Food Bank was there to help.
Senior leaders in Kelsey Apartments establish a caring community that feeds souls and bodies.
Hunger doesn’t care who you are or where you come from.
Seniors at the Bernice Fontaneau Senior Wellness Center are some of the strongest in town.
Mr. James Leak stands out as a living example of the motto Senior Strong.
Together, we can ensure all seniors in need are strong, Senior Strong!
“I know what it is to be hungry,” Wendy Brinkley says. “I know what it is to not have. When I have one slice of cheese and two pieces of bread, I make the most of what I have.”