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September 1, 2022

Hunger Action Month 2022: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

September marks Hunger Action Month, an opportunity be a part of the nationwide movement to take a stand against hunger and help our neighbors in need. With more food-insecure Marylanders than ever before due to COVID-19, we need you to act.

August 29, 2022

Back to School: Solving Hunger is not Child’s Play

For years, MFB Kids programs have been working to ensure younger Marylanders have access to the healthy foods they need to achieve, but the pandemic created barriers we never could have imagined, making these programs more important today than ever before.

July 19, 2022

Meet the MFB Family: Darlene Johnson

Darlene Johnson is much more than MFB’s customer service representative — she’s the ever-smiling, always cheerful face of the food bank to representatives of its many community partners who visit the central warehouse’s Marketplace to pick up food for their pantries.

July 13, 2022

New MFB Research Paints More Complete Picture of Food Insecurity

This report presents a more complete picture of what it means to be food insecure in Maryland. It reviews and interprets available data sets from various resources to better understand how wages, housing, and other indicators of hardship (aka “root causes”) interconnect and ultimately manifest in the form of food insecurity.

June 22, 2022

On-Campus Pantries Help Hungry College Students

As COVID-19 opened the eyes of many to the prevalence of food insecurity among our neighbors, it also brought increased understanding of the growing need for on-campus pantries at colleges across Maryland to help meet the growing need for food assistance.

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