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Food First: Expanding the Capacity of our Network Partners

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April 16, 2019

Food First: Expanding the Capacity of our Network Partners

The Food First Grant Program is designed to expand partner capacity, strengthening our network. The grant money will be used for a variety of capacity-building projects aimed at increasing the amount of food partners distribute, expanding their service hours, transporting and handling perishable foods, and providing additional services to help clients address the root causes of hunger.

March 4, 2019

Food Distribution: The Core of the Safety Net

It takes more than food to end hunger — this is our guiding philosophy as we take on our 40th anniversary and beyond. But food distribution will continue to be the foundation of the food bank until hunger ends in Maryland.

How do we distribute more than 102,000 meals a day?

February 6, 2019

When the Government Shut Down, You Spoke Up

When the federal government shutdown in December, the Maryland Food Bank sprang into action to help feed some of the 172,000 affected federal workers that call our state home through our Pantry on the Go Program.

February 5, 2019

How the Government Shutdown Has Impacted SNAP Benefits

Although the shutdown may be suspended, Marylanders across the state are still feeling its lasting impact — including hundreds of thousands of seniors, families, and veterans who rely on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.

If you are a SNAP recipient, please review our FAQs for information about your benefits.

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