Capital Area Food Bank

December 4, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Safeway Donates $350,000 Worth of Turkeys

The COVID-19 pandemic is placing a lot of strain on food banks this year as people are increasingly in need of food and other supplies. But Safeway, a grocery chain with stores across Maryland, D.C. and Virginia, announced plans to provide relief to multiple Food Banks and other area non-profits this holiday season. As part […]

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May 8, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Distribución de Alimentos Gratis este Sábado en Silver Spring

La Iglesia Kingdom Fellowship distribuirá 500 cajas de alimentos gratis en el condado de Montgomery. La distribución de alimentos Grab N ‘Go se llevará a cabo el sábado a partir de las 11 a.m. La ubicación es el Centro de Recreación Comunitaria del Condado, ubicado en 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring. La distribución está […]

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May 8, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Grab N’ Go Food to be Distributed Saturday in Silver Spring

Kingdom Fellowship Church will distribute 500 boxes of free groceries in Montgomery County. The Grab N’ Go food distribution will take place Saturday starting at 11 a.m. The location is the East County Community Recreation Center, located at 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring. The food distribution is in partnership with Kingdom Fellowship Church, Councilmember […]

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April 30, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Free Grab n’ Go Groceries to be Distributed Saturday for Families in Need

Kingdom Fellowship Church has partnered with Councilmember Will Jawando to distribute 500 Grab ‘n Go boxes of free groceries on Saturday, May 2 at 11 a.m to families in need.  The groceries will be distributed in the East County Community Recreation Center Briggs Chaney Park and Ride Lot. The event is also in partnership with […]

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April 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Receives Federal Approval for Disaster Food Distribution

State to distribute one million pounds of food to areas hit hardest by pandemic The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) announced Thursday that the state now has federal approval to use U.S. Department of Agriculture food to operate a Disaster Household Distribution Program during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is run through The Emergency […]

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April 17, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Grocery Distribution Saturday at White Oak Recreation Center

Five-hundred boxes of groceries will be distributed Saturday at White Oak Recreation Center. Kingdom Fellowship AME Church, in partnership with Capital Area Food Bank and Councilmember Will Jawando, is sponsoring a Grab N’ Go distribution of groceries for families affected by the COVID-19 emergency. It will take place Saturday, April 18 from 11 a.m. to […]

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March 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 27. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith, and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard are bringing their education budget meeting to Montgomery College Takoma Park Campus tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 […]

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January 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Resources Available to Assist Residents Affected by Federal Shutdown

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro released a list of resources for residents affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Navarro encourages all residents impacted negatively by the shutdown to seek assistance. She also encourages residents who can afford to do so, to give to fundraising efforts to support those experiencing financial hardship. “As bills […]

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August 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Back to School: Montgomery College to Distribute Free Groceries

Starting this September, Montgomery College officials will begin distributing groceries to students and community members free of charge. In a partnership with the Capital Area Food Bank,  Montgomery College provides fresh fruits, vegetables, and other foods on campus as a part of its mobile market program. The free events kick-off as early as Sept. 5.  For […]

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October 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Empty Bowls Lunch Helps To Feed the Hungry (VIDEO)

The Capital Area Food Bank is helping to feed more than 70,000 people in Montgomery County who are food insecure. An Empty Bowls lunch, scheduled for Oct. 30 at the Hyatt Regency in Bethesda, plans on raising money to help the food bank provide hunger relief to 12 percent of the residents around the District […]

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