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January 5, 2023

The American Dream, Derailed

Older adults should be able to enjoy their golden years, without the added burden of food insecurity. Find out how we’re providing relief.

October 21, 2022

When Inflation Hinders Self-Sufficiency: Meet Alma T.

Alma T. is one of many Marylanders struggling to cope with inflation, and has been forced into choosing between food and paying for medical visits. Learn how a local food pantry is helping Alma, and many others in northern Baltimore.

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.”

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.

December 16, 2019

Facing Senior Hunger in Maryland: Martha Allen

There are more seniors facing hunger in Maryland than you may expect. From Cumberland to Cambridge, 1 in 20 seniors don’t always know where their next meal is coming from. We recently spoke with 82-year-old Martha Allen, who is both a food recipient, and volunteer at Baltimore’s New Life Evangelical Baptist Church Food Pantry.

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