Our latest report reviews and interprets available data sets to better understand how wages, housing, and other indicators of hardship (aka “root causes”) interconnect and ultimately manifest in the form of food insecurity.
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.
This report, a detailed landscape assessment of employment opportunities in Baltimore City, aims to guide the implementation of our Workforce Development (WFD) Partnerships pilot program, which was created to build pathways out of hunger for Baltimore-area residents.
How We Fight Hunger
Now more than ever, we have proven that the food assistance safety net we’ve built over the last 42 years can withstand any crisis. Our expertise combined with a statewide network of thousands of community partners makes it possible to meet the immediate needs of food-insecure Marylanders while simultaneously working to create pathways out of hunger.
We are helping Maryland recover by feeding people, strengthening communities, and ending hunger for more Marylanders. Join us.
Helping Hungry Marylanders
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 want to learn more about food insecurity
Find out how we fight hunger through a powerful combination of distributing nutritious food and creating pathways out of hunger.
Darlene Johnson is much more than MFB’s customer service representative — she’s the ever-smiling, always cheerful face of the food bank to representatives of its many community partners who visit the central warehouse’s Marketplace to pick up food for their pantries.
This report presents a more complete picture of what it means to be food insecure in Maryland. It reviews and interprets available data sets from various resources to better understand how wages, housing, and other indicators of hardship (aka “root causes”) interconnect and ultimately manifest in the form of food insecurity.
As COVID-19 opened the eyes of many to the prevalence of food insecurity among our neighbors, it also brought increased understanding of the growing need for on-campus pantries at colleges across Maryland to help meet the growing need for food assistance.
Get updates on our efforts to end hunger for more Marylanders.
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