Posts Tagged: donations

Thank You, TD Bank!

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On behalf of the Capital Area Food Bank, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to the TD Charitable Foundation for its very generous donation of $25,000.

Giving for the Future

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Blog post submitted by Valessia Samaras, Senior Director of Major and Planned Gifts One of the new initiatives within the CAFB’s Development Department is an emphasis on planned giving.  You might be asking yourself “What is planned giving?”  Planned giving is visionary thinking.  It means that as a donor, you can help the food bank… Read more »

CANstruction 2011

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The results are in for the Washington Architectural Foundation’s 2011 CANstruction! 2011 CANstuction Awards: Jurors’ Favorite: Leo A Daly Structural Ingenuity: HDR Best Meal: David M Schwarz Architects Best Use of Labels: AECOM Honorable Mention: Hartman-Cox Architects Honorable Mention: Wiencek + Associates, Architects + Planners People’s Choice: Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (To view the winning CANstructions, click here.)… Read more »

Plum District Supports CAFB

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The Capital Area Food Bank is partnering with Plum District to raise money for our organization. The busiest people in the community—moms—are often the most plugged-in.  And for them, the Internet is often the best tool to (re)discover what’s in their own backyard.  Plum District was created just for them.  Plum District connects moms with… Read more »

Fresh Produce Campaign

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The Capital Area Food Bank is launching a one million dollar campaign to underwrite the cost of acquiring 15 million pounds of fresh produce and distributing it to our partner agencies.  Our goal is to reaffirm our commitment to provide wholesome fruits and vegetables to those we serve. We are in the midst of a… Read more »

Washington Nationals Team Up with the Food Bank!

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For the past three years, the Washington Nationals have partnered with the Capital Area Food Bank to organize food drives during the summer months when our food  donations are typically slow.  But not only do they assist in donating food, the Nats team players put the food where their mouth is and donate their time by volunteering in the… Read more »

Bring In Your Boxes. Get A Free Bowl.

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Any plans for this weekend? Why don’t you join Noodles and Company in supporting the Capital Area Food Bank!  On Sunday, March 27th and Monday, March 28th Noodles and Company is offering a free bowl of their signature Mac and Cheese or one of their new special flavors in exchange for a donation of three boxes… Read more »

Capitals Host Hockey for Huggies Diaper Drive

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The Capital Area Food Bank is getting into the diapers business! The food bank has joined with the DC Diaper Bank to meet an overwhelming need for young mothers who not only struggle daily to feed their children but are unable in many instances to afford diapers for their young babies.   The joint effort and… Read more »