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Heating vs. Eating: A Dire Choice

Heating vs. Eating: A Dire Choice

January 21, 2015

During the winter months, harsh temperatures make life difficult for Marylanders—especially those struggling to make ends meet. If you were forced to decide between turning up your heat or stocking your pantry for the week, which would you decide?

Smithfield, Shoppers “Lend A Ham”

Smithfield, Shoppers “Lend A Ham”

January 13, 2015

With the holidays behind us and a new year of challenges ahead, the Maryland Food Bank is grateful for all the support we can get in the months of January and February. On Tuesday, Smithfield and Shoppers teamed up to “Lend a Ham,” and we encourage you to take their lead!

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!

Putting Your Money to Work: Expanding Food Access

Putting Your Money to Work: Expanding Food Access

December 17, 2014

While fighting hunger may seem a relatively simple equation, more than 35 years of hunger-relief work has left the Maryland Food Bank with a complex and nuanced understanding of the issue. Among the factors that contribute to food insecurity, access is one of the most difficult obstacles we face.

Putting Money to Work: Produce & Nutrition

Putting Money to Work: Produce & Nutrition

December 10, 2014

For many, the easiest way to give back within our communities is by donating to a good cause, and the Maryland Food Bank has been the grateful recipient of countless holiday donations. As a small gesture of our thanks, we’d like to highlight some of the different ways we intend to use your holiday gifts to fight hunger in 2015.

Giving Tuesday: Choose MFB

Giving Tuesday: Choose MFB

December 2, 2014

The Maryland Food Bank has joined hundreds of nonprofits in the state to celebrate #GivingTuesday and prove that Maryland is the most generous state. Of course, with more than a hundred nonprofits vying for your donations today, how do you choose just one?

Giving Every Tuesday

Giving Every Tuesday

December 1, 2014

December 2 is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that encourages generosity to counter the consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Organizations and communities across the globe use this opportunity to channel the spirit of the holiday season and come together to give back—and the Maryland Food Bank is no exception! To celebrate, we’re honoring a group of dependable volunteers who give to us every Tuesday.

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