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True Stories of Marylanders You're Helping

Our latest newsletter offers a special COVID-19 update.

Find Food Near You During COVID-19

If you need food, please use this map to find an open partner in your community. We are updating the map on a regular basis, but please call the partner first to make sure they are open.

How We Fight Hunger

We are the hub of Maryland’s food assistance safety net, combining 40 years of expertise with a statewide network of thousands of community partners to meet the immediate needs of hungry Marylanders while simultaneously working to create pathways out of hunger.

We are dedicated to feeding people, strengthening communities, and ending hunger for more Marylanders. Join us.

Up to 3 meals

buying power of every dollar donated

92 percent

of MFB’s resources go directly to program services

40 million+

meals distributed every year

What You Can Do

Our primary concern is making sure we have enough nutritious food to meet the growing need – both today, and for the foreseeable future. You can help ensure the safety net is there for those who may be facing food insecurity for the first time.

Just like COVID-19 has changed the world, we’ve changed the way we’re feeding Maryland. Our network partners, corporate supporters, and staff have really stepped up to ensure all Marylanders have enough to eat during this unprecedented crisis.

Donate

Help us meet the increasing need for food throughout this crisis

Volunteer

We need 13- to 60-year-olds to help sort food and perform various tasks

How We Can Help

I want to know how to contribute

Learn about ways you can give, including donating, estate planning, fundraising ideas, food drives, and more.

I need help finding food near me

Use the Maryland Food Bank food finder to get the help you need close to where you live.

I want to volunteer

Volunteering is one way you can join the fight against hunger- by giving your time. Monetary donations are much-needed and always welcome.

I need to know where food banks are

The Maryland Food Bank has a main distribution center in Baltimore and branch office locations in Salisbury on the Eastern Shore, and Hagerstown in western Maryland.

Latest News

Overcoming Stigma from the Voices of People We Serve

Overcoming Stigma from the Voices of People We Serve

While more and more individuals continue to visit food pantries across the state, MFB remains dedicated to tapping into potential populations of food-insecure Marylanders struggling to reach out due to psychological barriers. In this blog, we hear firsthand accounts from food recipients who overcame their fears and anxieties around asking for help to fulfill their basic needs.

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Experiencing the Stigma of Food Assistance for the First Time

Experiencing the Stigma of Food Assistance for the First Time

A record number of Marylanders have been accessing our statewide food assistance safety net since the pandemic emerged, many for the first time. In this blog, two of our long-standing partners discuss the stigma surrounding food assistance and share how they help hungry Marylanders overcome it.

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