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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.

June 6, 2022

Growing Our Share

Spurred by lessons learned during the pandemic, we’re committed to building on our already successful Farm to Food Bank Program by supporting efforts that make agricultural systems more resilient in times of uncertainty, get farmed food to those most in need more efficiently by strengthening supply chains, and helping state school districts purchase Maryland produce at a reduced price.

February 3, 2022

When Public Perception Matches the Reality of Hunger

The results of our latest Maryland Food Bank Public Perception Survey are in: more Marylanders than ever – 33 percent – have been affected by hunger themselves, and an overwhelming majority want the state to invest more resources in finding solutions.

January 11, 2022

Hunger Happens in Maryland Every Day

Before COVID-19 really highlighted the issue of hunger in our state, you helped us feed some of Maryland’s more vulnerable populations, creating a partnership that not only lifted up these neighbors in need, but the entire state.

September 1, 2020

It’s Hunger Action Month and We Need You!

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.

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