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More Than 3,000 Expected to Volunteer in D.C. Area

More than 3,000 volunteers are expected to help revitalize neighborhood parks, beautify schools and stock food banks in the Washington area as part of a national volunteer effort led by Comcast.


Martell Webster of the Washington Wizards shares some laughs while volunteering at Capital Area Food Bank. (Photo: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

Wizards Take a Break from Basketball to Give Back

The Washington Wizards took a break from practice to help local kids bag food at the Capital Area Food Bank.


File photo of peanut butter. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Washington Wizards Volunteering at Food Bank

The coach of the Washington Wizards and several players will be volunteering at a local food bank.


The Maryland Food Bank partnered with the Ravens organization before they took on the Panthers Sunday. (Credit: The Maryland Food Bank)

Maryland Food Bank Collects Goods Before Ravens Game

About 12 percent of people in Maryland struggle to put food on the table, and on Sunday Ravens fans were able to cheer on their team and chip in for those who need a little help.


Washington Nationals pitcher Craig Stammen helps prepare healthy snacks with kids at the Capital Area Food Bank in Washington. (Violet Ikonomova/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Nationals Players to Visit Capital Area Food Bank

Two players from the Washington Nationals are expected to visit the Capital Area Food Bank in Washington and help prepare healthy snacks.


Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Universities Raise More Than 100 Tons For Va. Food Banks

The four schools involved in the Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic in Richmond have raised the equivalent of more than 104 tons of food for food banks throughout Virginia.


President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters Sasha Obama, 12, and Malia Obama, 15, help pack and distribute bags of food to needy children and seniors at the Capital Area Food Bank on Nov. 27, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obamas Distribute Food, Boxes Of Presidential M&Ms To Poor At Food Bank

President Barack Obama spared two turkeys from the brine and the oven Wednesday, fulfilling the annual tradition of a presidential pardon for a couple of lucky birds ahead of Thanksgiving Day.


Stuff-A-Truck in Rockville (credit: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Help Us ‘Stuff-A-Truck’ on Dec. 13

The Capital Area Food Bank, Giant Food, CBS Radio and other media outlets are partnering to collect non-perishable items for the Stuff-A-Truck food drive.