Capital Area Food Bank

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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October 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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Mobile Market Rolling Through Montgomery College Campuses

In an effort to address food insecurity among its college community, Montgomery college teamed up with the Capital Area Food Bank to sponsor a program titled, “Mobile Market.” The Mobile Market provides fresh fruits, vegetables, and other foods on campus at no cost. Food distribution began in September and since its launch, the markets have […]

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March 29, 2016 | Laura Rowles

Childhood Hunger and Food Insecurity is REAL in Montgomery County (PHOTO)

“One in four kids in the U.S. faces hunger.”-Jeff Bridges It’s ironic that the same day the Corporate Volunteer Council of Montgomery County (CVC-MC) hosts a discussion on childhood hunger and food insecurity in Montgomery County, a new report was released ranking Montgomery County number one in Maryland when it comes to health. The 2016 […]

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