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Capital Area Food Bank

Food Bank Uses Big Data To Identify Areas In Need Of Services

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 06.23.2015 | Impact

A food pantry in the nation’s capital is taking a fresh approach to efficiently identifying and feeding the hungry -- with surprising results. As...

Reporting Live: The Truth About Hunger

Holly Morris | Posted 02.10.2014 | DC
Holly Morris

One in three children in Washington, D.C. lives in a home where there simply is not enough food for them to eat. That means they go to bed hungry. They wake up hungry. They go to school hungry.

The 'Real Feel': Why I Love Being Out in the Community

Tony Perkins | Posted 02.04.2014 | DC
Tony Perkins

We live in a region that is blessed with such diversity; there are people of so many different races, creeds, and colors. But they all share one thing in common: they truly want better for their community.

Meatless Monday: DC VegFest Takes Action With a Vegan Food Drive

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.23.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Exciting signs of life from Washington! Okay, the action isn't happening on Capitol Hill, it's happening at DC VegFest this Saturday. September is Hun...

Time For 'Skip Lunch Feed A Bunch'

Posted 06.20.2013 | DC

By Kristen Farnam Street Sense It is Tuesday afternoon, about one o’clock, and you are headed for the closest sandwich shop, prepared to grab a ...

Passover: Matzah and Reflection

Grace Lichaa | Posted 05.25.2013 | DC
Grace Lichaa

The story of Passover is a reminder that it is our responsibility to advocate for those who are oppressed and to write their story of liberation.

From Global to Local: Partnerships Are Critical to Success

Nancy E Roman | Posted 04.22.2013 | DC
Nancy E Roman

From both global and local vantage points, it becomes ever clearer that we urgently need to collaborate more effectively with our partners to meet the challenges we face.

In This Season of Giving, I Give Thanks to Father Brake

Bill Marriott | Posted 01.21.2013 | DC
Bill Marriott

On this Thanksgiving, I'd like to thank Father Brake, Lynn Brantley and all the workers and volunteers of the Capital Area Food Bank. It's a shining example of a small group coming together and changing the world by helping other people.

TONIGHT: D.C. 'Unsung Hero' Competes On 'Chopped'

Posted 11.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C. chef Grace Lichaa first appeared on the Food Network show "Chopped" last week but not many people saw that episode. "It original...

PHOTOS: 'Blue Jeans Ball' Raises $450,000 For Capital Area Food Bank

Posted 04.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The 9th Annual Blue Jeans Ball raised some $450,000 for the Capital Area Food Bank. And no one had to wear a tuxedo. More than 700 ca...

Rachel Tepper

GW Student Leads Massive Trick-Or-Treat Food Collection | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- George Washington University senior Jake Stewart didn't know what he was getting himself into when he and a few friends went door to doo...