Health and Hunger Summit

Thursday, May 18, 2017
8:30am – 11:30am
Pew Charitable Trust
901 E St NW, Washington, DC

The Capital Area Food Bank invites you to join healthcare providers, administrators, health professionals, and policymakers to explore the powerful connection between food and wellness at its Hunger and Health Summit. The summit will feature Dr. Hilary Seligman, Lead Scientist and Senior Medical Advisor for Feeding America and Director of the CDC’s Nutrition & Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network. Dr. Seligman will be joined by a panel of leading experts to discuss how individuals and organizations can apply research findings through clinical solutions, community-based partnerships, and other best practices.

Read about our commitment to health and wellness in the following publications:
healthlineThe American Capital’s Largest Food Bank Says No to Junk Food
DCistAt The Capital Area Food Bank, Produce Is Paramount
Food & WineWhy One Food Bank Is Saying No to Junk Food
VOXThis food bank doesn’t want your junk food. Good.
Washington PostWant to donate junk food? The region’s largest food bank will reject it.
Civil Eats Why This Food Bank is Turning Away Junk Food
The Hill Our nation’s top killer? The iconic American diet
USA Today D.C. food bank taking the junk out of clients’ diets
Washinton Hispanic CAFB se deshace de comida poco saludable