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.
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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.
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: