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Granting our Network Partners the Ability to do More

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July 19, 2022

Meet the MFB Family: Darlene Johnson

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.

June 6, 2022

Growing Our Share

Spurred by lessons learned during the pandemic, we’re committed to building on our already successful Farm to Food Bank Program by supporting efforts that make agricultural systems more resilient in times of uncertainty, get farmed food to those most in need more efficiently by strengthening supply chains, and helping state school districts purchase Maryland produce at a reduced price.

May 20, 2022

Holistic Help for Hunger’s Root Causes

A key part of MFB 3.0, our refreshed strategic plan, emphasizes expanding workforce development programs and partnerships that are crucial to not only Maryland’s continued recovery, but its long-term ability to thrive. Some of our Network Partners — including three that you’ll read about here — are already offering these wraparound services. Our Regional Program Directors are working every day to help more of our statewide partners form these kinds of beneficial relationships.

April 25, 2022

Pilot Program: Pathways to Economic Security

To better serve our neighbors in need as rates of food insecurity remain high, we’ve introduced innovative pilot programs to address the root causes of hunger and identify and assist more food-insecure families across Maryland.

March 7, 2022

Collaboration Made the Difference

Out of the more than 340,000 total Back Up Boxes we distributed in FY21, we supplied more than 300,000 through local collaborations with the City of Baltimore, as well as Anne Arundel and Calvert Counties.

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