Posts Tagged: hunger action month

Why I Take Action: Tom Wofford

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Tom Wofford has led SAIC’s Hunger Action Month volunteerism events for years. His commitment to hunger relief, however, goes much farther back.

Why I Take Action: Jess Kurti

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Running a marathon is an accomplishment. Running hundreds of them while volunteering and raising awareness about hunger is in a category all its own. Jess Kurti is doing just that through her “Beasts of Burden Challenge,” which included a recent volunteering experience at the Capital Area Food Bank.

Why I Take Action: Rob Schulman

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Rob Schulman’s love for gardening brought him to the Capital Area Food Bank. The community he found there, and the knowledge that he’s making an impact for his neighbors, keep him coming back.

Why I Take Action: Cassandra Dryden

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The way Cassandra Dryden sees it, everyone needs a helping hand from time to time, whether they’re seeking education, finding employment, raising children, or meeting any of life’s other challenges. Through her work with a local nonprofit, she’s able to extend that helping hand on a regular basis by leading the organization’s food collection and donation activities.

Orange Crush

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If you’re looking for action this coming September, then look no further than the Capital Area Food Bank’s month long takeover, also known as Hunger Action Month.

Where Is Your Orange?

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CAFB staff kicked off Hunger Action Month by participating in Go Orange day, which encouraged people to wear orange and speak out for the 49 million Americans struggling with hunger.

Virginia Legislators Help Pack Bags for Seniors in Need

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  The Capital Area Food Bank recently teamed up with The Virginia Federation of Food Banks to bring Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and Virginia State Delegate Mark D. Sickles to CAFB partner agency ALIVE Inc. in Alexandria, Virginia.  The Governor and Delegate Sickles volunteered packing food as a part of the state wide legislator volunteer day for… Read more »