In partnership with the United States Postal Service, the Capital Area Food Bank will be participating in the 26th Annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Please consider leaving a bag or two of canned or nonperishable items at your door for your local mail carrier, it’s that simple!
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Capital Area Food Bank employee Gabrielle Gilliam discusses a recent mobile market event where she met a grandmother from the community, Deborah. Deborah is the grandmother of three grandchildren and works hard to make sure that they get the food they need to grow up strong and healthy.
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.
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.