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Putting Food First in Baltimore

Putting Food First in Baltimore

May 18, 2015

After several weeks of concentrated food distributions in Baltimore City, the Maryland Food Bank is relieved to see requests for emergency food aid dwindling. Still, the recent events exacerbated the systemic poverty and lack of resources in the community—and the Maryland Food Bank is working to ensure that these neighborhoods have access to the year-round nutrition they need.

MFB Meets the Need at McCulloh Homes

MFB Meets the Need at McCulloh Homes

May 7, 2015

As stores begin to reopen and Baltimore returns to a fragile normalcy following last week’s unrest, the Maryland Food Bank stopped at one of the largest food-insecure communities in the city—McCulloh Homes Housing Project—to give families 20,000 pounds of fresh produce, staple foods, and paper products. The massive food distribution is one that the food bank intends to continue on a regular basis, year-round.

Serving Seniors in the City

Serving Seniors in the City

May 5, 2015

West Baltimore residents face food insecurity year-round, but obstacles to food access and transportation often impact some residents more than others—particularly our seniors.

Providing Steady Relief in Baltimore

Providing Steady Relief in Baltimore

May 1, 2015

After two days of emergency food distributions in the heart of Baltimore, the Maryland Food Bank wrapped up the work-week with yet another delivery of food into the West Baltimore community. While the food bank offices close on Saturday and Sunday, our operations team will be providing emergency hunger relief to communities in urgent need throughout the weekend.

Uniting with the Baltimore Community

Uniting with the Baltimore Community

April 30, 2015

After several days of unrest in West Baltimore, various public figures—from Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake—gathered at Matthew Henson Elementary School to help the Maryland Food Bank distribute more than 30,000 pounds of emergency food.

Responding to the Need in Baltimore

Responding to the Need in Baltimore

April 29, 2015

In the wake of unrest sweeping Baltimore streets, residents in dozens of neighborhoods are experiencing food insecurity. In response, the Maryland Food Bank has sprung into action, partnering with community organizations in the heart of the city.

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