1 Feeding America network members serve this area:


State Statistical Brief: DC

Food insecurity rate 14.5 % Child food insecurity rate 28.0 % Population 605,759
Poverty rate 18.5 % Child poverty rate 28.9 % Unemployment rate 8.9 %

1. Capital Area Food Bank

Contact Information
Website: www.capitalareafoodbank.org
Street Address 4900 Puerto Rico Ave NE
Washington, DC 20017-2063
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Phone: 202.526.5344
Fax: 202.529.1767
Executive Director: Nancy E Roman, nroman@capitalareafoodbank.org
Media Contact: Shamia Holloway (Communication Manager), holloways@capitalareafoodbank.org
202.526.5344
Population Served
Number of counties served: 11 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 20,104,378
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 388 Soup Kitchen: 26 Shelter: 11 Residence: 22 Day Care: 42
Multi-service: 0 Senior: 0 Rehabilitation: 18 Youth Programs: 4 Other Programs: 5
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Fresh Produce, Back Pack, Kids Cafes, Purchase Program, TEFAP, CSFP, CACFP, Mobile Pantry, Nutrition Education, Food Stamps, Senior Brown Bag / Food Box Distribution, School Pantries, On-Site Agency Shopping, Farm/Orchard/Raise Fish, Community Garden