Project Description

As part of Food drive organized by the VT Seva, DC Branch collected about 89 cans (100 pounds) brought in by 83 youth and donated toCapital Area Food Bank.

DC Branch scheduled a pickup at the weekly meeting location (Floris Elementary School – 2708 Centreville Road Herndon, VA; 9-11am).

Capital Area Food Bank is the largest in Washington DC metropolitan area founded in 1980 on Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday as a nonprofit hunger and nutrition education resource. This Food Bank has been in operation for 30 years and distributes well over 24 million pounds of food to approximately 700 partner agencies.

DC Branch discussed with their outreach coordinator to register VT Seva (DC Branch) as one of their food bank member agency to conduct this event annually during the first week of November.