Maryland Food Bank Pilots Programs Targeting Job Insecurity, Food Access

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The Maryland Food Bank has launched pilot programs targeting unemployment and underemployment, two of the leading causes of food insecurity, and increasing access to healthy, shelf-stable items, the organization said Tuesday. Using a grant from the group Feeding America, the Workforce Development Partnerships program connects Baltimore-area residents with social services and job training in industries […]

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Maryland Food Bank Offers Job Training and Aid to Baltimore Youth

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The Maryland Food Bank recently launched a program that helps connect Baltimore residents to job training programs in growing industries such as health care and clean energy, and also provides a financial stipend and food assistance. Maryland Food Bank’s Workforce Development pilot program focuses on job training in Baltimore, where unemployment and underemployment rates are […]

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SNAP Benefits: Can You Use EBT Card/Food Stamps To Purchase Hot Food?

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SNAP gives eligible low-income households extra food-purchasing assistance to supplement food budgets. Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered at the state level, SNAP benefits can only be used to purchase eligible items. According to the USDA, EBT cards, which are linked to SNAP accounts, can only be used to purchase: Read more. […]

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Maryland Food Bank Receives $115,000 through Bank of America COVID-19 Employee Booster Initiative

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Bank of America today announced a $115,000 donation – the equivalent of 230,000 meals – to the Maryland Food Bank (MFB) to address food insecurity in the region. An estimated two million Marylanders faced hunger in 2021, according to MFB’s Maryland’s Hunger Map analysis. As the pandemic continues, hunger relief organizations in Maryland and across […]

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