Events & Campaigns

Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

Join us on June 22nd and 23rd, 2019 for a unique and fun volunteer experience at Giant’s National Capital Barbecue Battle—one of the largest and most unique food and music festivals in the country! Enjoy 30 great bands, cooking demonstrations, celebrity appearances, and an array of unique exhibits and activities all while supporting a great cause. Volunteers will work a 4 hour shift and be stationed at drink stations, entrance gates, and the hospitality tent. All volunteers receive free entrance into the festival, beverages and snacks, and a free t-shirt!

Learn more about our BBQ Battle volunteer opportunities here


40th Anniversary

On MLK Day in 1980, CAFB opened its doors to serve others. Kicking off our 40th anniversary celebrations, this milestone gala will raise $1,000,000 to springboard a new strategic action plan for The Capital Area Food Bank. Please join us to honor the past, fight hunger today, and preview new initiatives that leverage food for brighter futures tomorrow.

Learn more about our 40th Anniversary Celebration


Food From the Bar

Food From the Bar is the legal community’s response to hunger in Washington, DC. From May 1 – May 31, 2019, law firms and legal professionals will compete to win the most points and support the Capital Area Food Bank. Since 2008, the legal community has provided the equivalent of more than 3.5 million meals to kids, seniors and families in need in the Washington metro area.

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Host a Digital Food Drive

Digital food drives can be hosted anywhere, so your reach isn’t limited to those who can make it to you! Friends and family across the country or on another continent can support your cause with just a few clicks.

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Fit to Feed

Helping increase heart rates and access to food across the Washington metro area.

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A Party Against Hunger

When it’s time to party, party with a purpose.

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