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.

On the Horizon: Child Nutrition Reauthorization

On the Horizon: Child Nutrition Reauthorization

March 25, 2015

Every five years, Congress reauthorizes child nutrition programs. During this process, they debate new funding levels, determine ways to strengthen and improve programs, and develop new policies to increase access to healthy food for our nation’s children. The current bill, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, is set to expire on September 30, 2015.

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