Benefits of Partnership

The Capital Area Food Bank receives food from numerous sources, including Feeding America’s national food resources system, retailers, whole-sale distributors, reclaimed centers, and food drives. Last year, CAFB distributed 27 million pounds of food to the Washington, DC metro area.

Food Benefits

  • Order food from CAFB
  • Receive free government commodities through the USDA/TEFAP program
  • Connect with local grocery and retail stores through Sister Hook-Up
  • Provide food to seniors through the Brown Bag program
  • Establish a large-scale distribution with a Mobile Food Pantry
  • Provide emergency food referrals with the Hunger Lifeline

Education Benefits

  • Learn the basics with Shopping 101, Partnership 101, and Pantry 101
  • Become a model food distributor via the Top Shelf training program
  • Attend CAFB’s annual conference and summit