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Celebrating the Holidays in Sandtown

Celebrating the Holidays in Sandtown

November 25, 2015

Six months after the unrest, residents of Baltimore’s Sandtown neighborhood are still trying to recover. Local organizations are pitching in to try and give the area some hope during the holidays.

Providing a Holiday Meal to Thousands of Maryland Families

Providing a Holiday Meal to Thousands of Maryland Families

November 20, 2015

Earlier this month, the Maryland Food Bank hosted Pack to Give Back, an annual campaign that mobilizes the local business community to provide holiday meals to families who might otherwise go without. This year, with the help of dozens of organizations like Xerox, the Grainger Foundation, the Baltimore Orioles, and CSX, the Maryland Food Bank is providing holiday meals to 80,000 food-insecure Marylanders. This week, we began distributing these meals — and our mission came to life in the faces and voices of the individuals receiving them.

Maryland Food Bank Pilots Hub Distributions

Maryland Food Bank Pilots Hub Distributions

November 12, 2015

With our new distribution model in effect, the food bank is working with partners to coordinate new hub distributions — and we’ve successfully executed two hub events with more scheduled in the near future. Hub distributions operate as central meeting points where a Maryland Food Bank driver can deliver food to multiple partners in a way that’s efficient for all parties involved!

Pack to Give Back: Businesses Give Back with Hands and Heart

Pack to Give Back: Businesses Give Back with Hands and Heart

November 6, 2015

The Maryland Food Bank has officially wrapped up our annual holiday box packing event, Pack to Give Back. Each year, local business communities across the state help us purchase thousands of pounds of traditional holiday foods for hungry families; and in return we invite these sponsors to experience firsthand the impact and generosity they’re spreading by joining us at our facilities to pack up the meals!

ShopRite Donates Forklift and Food

ShopRite Donates Forklift and Food

October 21, 2015

The Maryland Food Bank received a new electric forklift from ShopRite in order to help food bank staff load and unload nearly 27 million pounds of food a year through the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Distribution Center in Baltimore.

Introducing ONE MARYLAND

Introducing ONE MARYLAND

October 19, 2015

At the Maryland Food Bank, we know that many of the individuals facing hunger in our state are not who you might expect. Our new campaign, ONE MARYLAND, introduces just a few of the faces and voices of people who have struggled with food insecurity, providing a unique window into the lives of real Marylanders.

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