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Hunger is Here

1 in 3 of our DMV neighbors struggles with hunger. Surprised?

In a community as wealthy as ours, no one should go hungry. Hunger impacts everyone, from individuals to families to seniors.

Meet Your Neighbors


Estella – Chantilly, VA

A student. An employee. A single mother of three.
Estella is studying to improve her children’s futures,
but she’s struggling to put food on the table today.


Cheryl – Silver Spring, MD

A former telephone switchboard operator, Cheryl worked all of her life. She never thought she’d need the food bank until an illness forced her into early retirement.




Shauna – Washington, DC

Shauna cares for her three special-needs
children from their
one-bedroom apartment.
While love is abundant in her home, food is not.


Chris – Fairfax, VA

After some health challenges, Chris found himself facing hunger. Food assistance helped get him back on track with a job and a brighter future ahead.

The Facts About Hunger In Our Region

Dig deep into the numbers in the Capital Area Food Bank’s 2023 Hunger Report.

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Supporting Partners

We’re proud to partner with these organizations to raise awareness about hunger in our region through this campaign.