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February 1, 2019

How Advocacy Helps Hungry Marylanders

Advocacy is an important part of what the Maryland Food Bank does for the 665,420 Marylanders who don’t always know where their next meal will come from. If we don’t help amplify the voices of the children, seniors, veterans, hardworking families and individuals who rely on the food assistance safety net, who will?

November 7, 2018

Pack to Give Back 2018: Holiday Meals for Hungry Marylanders

Countless holidays have been made a little bit brighter over the past ten years because of Pack to Give Back, the incredible partnership between corporate sponsors, volunteers, partner agencies, and the Maryland Food Bank. This year, we expect to pack more than 60,000 meals for hungry Marylanders.

July 23, 2018

Achieving Culinary Success for a Better Life

Graduates from FoodWorks Class 28 left our 12-week culinary program last Friday with a ServSafe Manager certification, job readiness skills, and a desire to give back despite facing an unimaginable amount of hardships. Here are some of their stories.

July 14, 2018

We Are Maryland’s Food Bank

When we say “We Are Maryland’s Food Bank,” we truly mean we. Without your support we would not be able to provide healthy and nutritious food for Maryland’s children, seniors, members of the military, and working families who want to lead productive lives, free from the burden of hunger. We do this because food is a basic human right. We do this because we can remove some of the barriers to self-sufficiency by the act of providing food.

June 30, 2018

Nutrition Matters: Insights from Kathy Egan

Nutrition matters. It’s that simple. A diet that supplies the body with the right vitamins, minerals, and nutrients is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle and allows people to achieve their full potential. In this series of blog posts, our resident nutritionist Kathy Egan (RDN, LD, MEd) will explore how the Maryland Food Bank is helping ensure that food-insecure Marylanders have consistent access to healthy foods and understand the importance of nutrition in their lives.

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