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June 1, 2018

Senior Hunger in Maryland: A Growing Concern

Senior hunger touches far too many people in Maryland. From people living in senior communities to multi-generational living situations, more than 45,000 Marylanders experience food insecurity, and that number is on the rise.

May 25, 2018

MyPlate is Shaping the Way we Feed Children

MyPlate is the United States Department of Agriculture’s set of guidelines for helping kids establish healthy eating habits. The MyPlate model simplifies the “Food Pyramid” that many Americans grew up with into five food groups: vegetables, fruits, grains, protein, and dairy. All of our MFB Kids programs (Summer Clubs, Supper Clubs, School Pantries, and HEART Markets) follow the MyPlate guidelines to ensure that kids (and their families) are able to build a solid nutritional foundation, positioning them for success.

May 23, 2018

Combatting Military Hunger

Nationally, an estimated 325,000 active military members seek food assistance. Add in family members and veterans, and that number skyrockets. Members of the military make enough sacrifices already. Find out how the Maryland Food Bank and its partners are helping military families at places like Ft. Meade, Ft. Detrick, Aberdeen Proving Grounds and other communities where active military members and veterans live and work in Maryland.

April 23, 2018

FoodWorks Class 27: Uplifting Local Communities

At the Maryland Food Bank, we have many programs that provide food to those in need, but our FoodWorks culinary training program is the only one that allows us to work one-on-one with individuals, offering them education and employment opportunities to improve their lives and positively impact their communities. On Friday, April 20, we gathered to wish the 27th graduating class of FoodWorks farewell as they enter careers in the culinary world.

April 22, 2018

Why Donate? Mitzi Perdue

In this second entry in an on-going series exploring the various reasons that people donate to the Maryland Food Bank, Mitzi Perdue shares her response to the question “Why Donate?” which focuses on one of the lesser known functions of the Maryland Food Bank.

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