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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.

Heating vs. Eating: Michael’s Story

Heating vs. Eating: Michael’s Story

January 28, 2015

During the winter months, harsh temperatures make life difficult for Marylanders—especially those struggling to make ends meet. Explore this challenge through one individual’s firsthand account of food insecurity in Maryland.

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.

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