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The early arrival of the warm weather this year has resulted in masses of delicious early spring vegetables.
With National Poetry Month coming to a close, the Capital Area Food Bank is honored to cap it with the creative work of long-time volunteer Bridget Monroe. Volunteer by Bridget Monroe Today, things are hard for many people with hundreds of Households trying to survive without jobs, it’s almost impossible to have Enough food to… Read more »
It was a Thursday afternoon in March, and you could feel the excitement building as project coordinators from Capital One and the Capital Area Food Bank prepared the conference room for the second Weekend Bag Sponsorship packing event. We walked through the room to ensure the stations were set up with the necessary supplies: tables… Read more »
Have you ever volunteered at the food bank and wanted to inform your friends of how much fun you had? Or even have your social network followers sign up for the same shift as you. Now you can publicize your volunteer shift via the CAFB online calendar on social media networks Facebook and Twitter or on… Read more »
Food banks survive thanks to the help and hard work of warehouse volunteers. They come for a variety of reasons and have diverse backgrounds yet unite to help end hunger in the Washington metro area. These volunteers are the driving force behind our food distribution and allow us to feed thousands daily. On arrival, volunteers… Read more »
On Friday, February 17 we hosted a group of young teenagers all the way from Outlook, Canada! We also had a father join us with his two young sons. The volunteers packed 640 Weekend Bags as evidenced in the slideshow below! Why did two such different groups decide to volunteer at the food bank? Read some testimonies to find out: Volunteering is for a… Read more »
The Capital Area Food Bank is currently in need of volunteers for this Friday, January 6 from 1 – 4 pm; and Saturday, January 7 from 9 – 12 am. We are looking for individuals or large groups to help pack bags for our Kids Cafe and Weekend Bag Programs. If you are still on vacation or… Read more »
After retiring from the U.S. Treasury Department, I sought an opportunity to help people at risk of hunger. This came when a position opened at the Capital Area Food Bank earlier this year. After serving as the Part Time Volunteer Coordinator for nine months, I am personally gratified and get to continually witness the impact… Read more »
Updated December 21, 2011 From a volunteer perspective: blog post written by Jay Landreth, Volunteer with the Capital Area Food Bank: These Caps fans were feeling loose because of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Thousands of pounds of food walked into the Verizon Center destined for distribution to individuals who were unemployed, under-employed, homeless, struggling to keep their homes… Read more »