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Approach

How We Fight Hunger

Our approach is to fight hunger by bringing healthy food into local communities today, while building pathways out of hunger tomorrow. Join Us

The Maryland Food Bank is feeding people, strengthening communities, and ending hunger for more Marylanders.

Today, we are serving more working families, more children, and more seniors — but it’s not enough.

We need to offer solutions that help Maryland communities end hunger for good.

In addition to sourcing and distributing more nutritious food (like produce and proteins), we seek to understand and eradicate the root causes of hunger.

Community Hunger Intervention Programs

The Maryland Food Bank reduces the stigma of hunger and reduces the need directly through targeted feeding programs.

Pathways Out of Hunger

The Maryland Food Bank helps people move out of food insecurity and helps them thrive through programs like FoodWorks.

Nutrition Education

Learn how to reduce the challenges Marylanders face in eating healthy, balanced meals, from Maryland Food Bank experts.

Ongoing Hunger Awareness Campaigns

The Maryland Food Bank’s fight against hunger takes on added momentum through ongoing awareness campaigns.

We Need Your Help

Our ability to strengthen Maryland’s food safety net and develop pathways out of hunger for our neighbors in need relies on the philanthropic support of charitable people like you.

Food distribution, workforce development programs, and educational efforts require generous donations of money and time.

We hope you’ll consider a contribution.

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Latest Food Distribution News

A Closer Look at Hunger in Maryland (VIDEO)

A Closer Look at Hunger in Maryland (VIDEO)

Hunger impacts us all, and in very different ways. See who really is food insecure in Maryland and the ways the Maryland Food Bank and its partners are finding new solutions for our neighbors in need. You can help us provide more pathways out of hunger for more Marylanders.

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Hunger: Statewide Issue, Local Solutions

Hunger: Statewide Issue, Local Solutions

The factors that lead to food insecurity in western Maryland are not always the same as they are in Baltimore city or on the Eastern Shore, so we’ve devised a regional approach to tailor programs that meet the needs of different communities more effectively.

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The Path to 61 Million Pounds

The Path to 61 Million Pounds

To meet the current need of the more than 650,000 food-insecure Marylanders, we need to distribute more food annually and have a plan to grow from 45 million pounds to 61 million pounds through MFB 2.0

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