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.
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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.
Lawyers from dozens of top D.C. law firms, law schools, and legal organizations recently came together at the offices of firm K&L Gates to celebrate an outstanding achievement: providing more than 800,000 meals for people in need through the 9th annual Food From the Bar Campaign.
You could give a tie, or a mug, or a drill to tell him how much he means to you. But you could also give the gift of life-changing food in his honor, and help another dad in our area provide food to his his family.
It’s the 25th anniversary of the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive! The food bank hosted a kickoff at its distribution center, and we’re encouraging the community to provide donations by their mailboxes on Saturday, May 13.
A donation of leafy greens from BrightFarms made Earth Day a little fresher for lots of families in our area.
Why give stuff when you can give food, hope, and joy this holiday season? Send a gift in someone’s honor instead! Learn how.
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 »