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Holistic Help for Hunger’s Root Causes

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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.

May 9, 2022

Feeding Mind, Body, and Spirit: Meet Nadine B. of East Baltimore

“It takes me back to when I was a child in the inner city where food was a lot scarcer. When your neighbor up the street couldn’t get out or had health issues, so you took what you had and shared with them. To me the food bank is that neighborhood, that village I grew up in. It lets me know that I’m not alone — lets me know that people still care for people.”

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.

March 7, 2022

Dedication to Reaching All Marylanders

In FY21, 223 dedicated Network Partners stood up for their communities and helped keep a constant stream of food flowing into the hands of their neighbors in need, including the older residents of Park View at Coldspring in northwest Baltimore City.

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