Filling the Grocery Gap – Free Grocery Distribution

In response to the partial government shutdown, the Capital Area Food Bank is holding five free Pop Up Markets for government employees and contractors affected by the furlough.

This Saturday, January 12, CAFB will be distributing free produce and shelf-stable items outside of 5 area Giant locations from 9 AM to 12 PM. With a valid government ID or federal contractor ID, up to 250 people at each site can receive produce and groceries at the following locations:

  • Brentwood store (DC), 1050 Brentwood Road Brentwood, Washington, DC
  • Richmond Highway (VA), 6800 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA
  • Campus Way South (MD), 10480 Campus Way South, Largo, MD
  • Allentown Rd (MD), 7074 Allentown Rd, Camp Springs, MD
  • Rockville Pike (MD), 12051 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD