The surgeon general and the President’s Council on on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition celebrated the Council’s 60th anniversary at the food bank today. Why? Because both have concluded the same thing we have: that food is at the heart of health.
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This #GivingTuesday, we’re asking the community to help raise the funds for 300,000 meals in one day. With your support, we can do it! When you give, you’ll be strengthening the community by getting meals to neighbors across Washington and the surrounding Virginia and Maryland suburbs who need them. How does that happen, you ask?… Read more »
Thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation, nineteen of CAFB’s partner nonprofits will be receiving freezers, fridges, and coolers that allow them to get even more good food to families in need. How will these appliances help? By allowing our partners to increase the number of food pick-ups that they can that make… Read more »
A standing ovation for Medicare’s decision yesterday to begin paying to prevent diabetes, one of the most devastating and preventable diseases.
The Verizon Center was buzzing with activity as nearly 600 volunteers gathered to pack 12,500 bags of food for the Capital Area Food Bank’s Weekend Bag Program on June 17.
LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) brought young people between the ages of 13 and 19 and we had the chance to ask them: “What does hunger mean to you?”
These are their responses:
A lot of exciting things are happening in the food movement that will without no doubt improve the taste and nutrition of, and access to, foods.
Fast forward a week to yesterday afternoon, when I found myself walking the aisles of our distribution center with the 60 members of the sweetgreen team who had come to volunteer.
After the season of giving ends, volunteers are still needed at the Capital Area Food Bank! We are especially in need of volunteers on weekdays in January at our DC distribution center, to help sort and pack all of these donations we received over the holidays.