Maryland Unites: Maryland State Police Lend a Hand at MFB

Maryland Unites: Maryland State Police Lend a Hand at MFB

June 18, 2015

The Maryland Unites: Day of Service initiative was inspired by the volunteerism that sprung up in Baltimore City following the unrest in April and May. Governor Larry Hogan, eager to engage the rest of the state in community service, officially designated several days this summer during which state employees can receive up to four hours of paid leave to volunteer. with organizations dedicated to lifting up Maryland.

Building Great Teams to Fight Hunger

Building Great Teams to Fight Hunger

May 27, 2015

On Wednesday, May 20, the Maryland Food Bank was joined by friends and family in our Baltimore warehouse for an event with Coach Jerry Rosburg of the Baltimore Ravens, who offered his advice on building a great team.

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.

Tackling the Problem of Food Waste

Tackling the Problem of Food Waste

March 18, 2015

With the gradual shift toward conscious, sustainable treatment of food in our society, reducing food waste has become a focal point for legislators, scholars, and advocates alike. It’s a travesty that so much food goes to waste when so many are hungry, and the Maryland Food Bank has built fighting food waste into the way we work. Find out how we make the best of an inefficient food system.

Calling All Volunteers!

Calling All Volunteers!

January 7, 2015

The Maryland Food Bank always needs volunteers, but that need is dire after the holidays when volunteerism typically declines—and we’re going to need your help as we enter 2015!

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