maryland 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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July 29, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Silver Spring Musician Raises Money in His Backyard to Help Others

Elliot Levine is a Silver Spring musician who has toured with Wilson Pickett and Heatwave and is now using his free time and talent to raise money for Shepherd’s Table and the Maryland Food Bank. Levine is going into the twentieth week of his backyard concerts that are streamed live over Facebook, where he accepts donations. […]

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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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June 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Geese Roundup Planned at Two Local Parks (VIDEO)

Montgomery Parks is launching a geese roundup at two park sites, Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreational Park and Rock Creek Regional Park. According to Parks officials, the geese removal project will take place this month, and up to 300 non-migratory Canada geese will be coralled and humanely euthanized. The animals will then be processed for […]

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