ConnectEd is a collaborative workshop for Capital Area Food Bank partners to discuss how food and nutrition impact the health of the communities they serve. In March, CAFB joined Giant Food nutritionists and guests from the American Heart Association and Georgetown Hospital to host a ConnectEd session.
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It’s National Nutrition Month and we honor the culinary imagination it takes to make food go further with what’s on hand. This month, we’re featuring our Carrot Cake Pancakes an example of a way to reduce food waste and provide a fun, nutritious meal.
We all know that a healthy heart is essential to our well-being; take good care of it with with exercise and a well-balanced diet.
Check out this volunteer group from CNSI. For three years they have been involved with Southlake Elementary School of Gaithersburg, MD, making sure the children there have a variety of good, nutritious foods available to them.
Denise Clyburn runs the pantry and fresh food distribution programs at New Samaritan Baptist Church. For her, humanity and community are at the center of the work.
Donate in someone’s honor during our holiday gift program and they’ll receive a special holiday card courtesy of the Capital Area Food Bank!
This #GivingTuesday, we’re asking the community to help raise the funds for 400,000 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 »
Childhood obesity has soared in the last 40 years. The health implications for our communities – particularly those the Capital Area Food Bank serves – are significant.
With thousands in our local community eager to help those whose lives were upended by wind and water last week, the Capital Area Food Bank and Giant Food are partnering up to offer an easy way to do that.
Solving hunger takes everyone – something our corporate partners understand and demonstrate a commitment to every month of the year. With so many rock star businesses working to help moms, dads, kids, and seniors in our area, we can’t help but want to share what some of them are doing.