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What the American Rescue Plan Means for Maryland

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April 14, 2021

What the American Rescue Plan Means for Maryland

The American Rescue Plan contains four key provisions specifically designed to attack some of the root causes of hunger that have kept many of Maryland’s families and individuals trapped in cycles of food insecurity for generations. Find out what this plan means for Maryland.

March 1, 2021

Hearts, Hands and Hope, the 2020 MFB Annual Report

Fiscal Year 2021 was a year unlike anything the Maryland Food Bank has seen in its more than 40 years of existence. COVID-19 drove an unprecedented number of Marylanders into food insecurity, but your generosity allowed us to rise up and meet the need.

February 23, 2021

Overcoming Stigma from the Voices of People We Serve

While more and more individuals continue to visit food pantries across the state, MFB remains dedicated to tapping into potential populations of food-insecure Marylanders struggling to reach out due to psychological barriers. In this blog, we hear firsthand accounts from food recipients who overcame their fears and anxieties around asking for help to fulfill their basic needs.

January 28, 2021

Experiencing the Stigma of Food Assistance for the First Time

A record number of Marylanders have been accessing our statewide food assistance safety net since the pandemic emerged, many for the first time. In this blog, two of our long-standing partners discuss the stigma surrounding food assistance and share how they help hungry Marylanders overcome it.

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