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.
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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.
Why donate? With only two words, this at first appears to be a simple question. However, after nearly 40 years of fighting hunger in Maryland, we’ve heard a wide range of responses, from a wide range of donors. Some simply reply “Why not donate?” Others offer a more complex response — that they experienced hunger as a child themselves, know someone who struggles with food insecurity, or just believe that food is a basic human right.
In this blog, Suzanne Molino Singleton and Ken Singleton share their response to the question “Why Donate?” with the Maryland Food Bank.
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