Hunger Relief in Western Maryland
The Maryland Food Bank – Western Branch’s service area includes some of the biggest cities in Western Maryland: Frederick, Middletown, Thurmont, Hagerstown, Cumberland, and Oakland.
Since opening in 2012, this branch of the Maryland Food Bank has been able to significantly increase food distribution and provide more access to food aid in Western Maryland than ever before.
In its first year, the Western Branch doubled food distribution in the region. Currently, its partner network of schools, pantries, senior homes, soup kitchens, and shelters stands at 129. In addition, the branch has organized mobile pantries, school pantries, senior pantries, and TEFAP distributions.
We’ve established a strong foundation for continued growth and expansion, and we are dedicated to continuing this pattern.
Western Branch Hunger by the Numbers
- Distributed more than 7.2 million meals in FY21.
- The Maryland Food Bank – Western Branch currently provides food through 129 distribution points in the region.
- Distributes food to children & families though 17 School Pantry sites.