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.

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.

Volunteering on the Go

Volunteering on the Go

March 11, 2015

Would you like to make a direct impact on hunger in your community? Do you want to witness firsthand how the Maryland Food Bank distributes food to those in need? Our latest volunteer opportunity may be just what you’re looking for.

Spring Forward for Hunger Relief

Spring Forward for Hunger Relief

February 26, 2015

As we prepare to turn our clocks ahead and celebrate that extra hour of natural sunlight, the Maryland Food Bank is joining forces with a number of partners in our annual statewide campaign to keep hunger on the radar—and keep food going out to hundreds of thousands of households struggling with food-insecurity.

Winter Weather Readiness: A Food Bank Priority

Winter Weather Readiness: A Food Bank Priority

February 18, 2015

Throughout the winter, the Maryland Food Bank works closely with our partners to ensure that clients struggling with hunger can consistently access food assistance, even in times of inclement weather. It requires a delicate balance between ensuring the safety of those delivering food and those who rely on it, and we take the responsibility very seriously.

Volunteering: A Love Story

Volunteering: A Love Story

February 11, 2015

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, everyone’s looking for something nice to do with their loved ones. But there’s more to this holiday than flowers and chocolate. Check out this inspiring story about two volunteers who met unexpectedly while donating their time at the Maryland Food Bank.

MFB A Step Ahead With Supper Clubs

MFB A Step Ahead With Supper Clubs

February 4, 2015

Recent news stories about poverty in public schools have America buzzing about child hunger and what we should do about it. Of course, this has been a focus for the Maryland Food Bank since our inception, and the national media’s latest emphasis on after-school meals comes years after the food bank first pioneered our own Supper Club Program.

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