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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 10:23 AM

Capital Area Food Bank holding 5 free pop-up markets for furloughed government employees, contractor



Capital Area Food Bank holding 5 free pop-up markets for furloughed government employees, contractors

The Capital Area Food Bank is trying to help furloughed employees by holding free pop-up food banks.
Author: Arielle Buchmann
Published: 5:58 AM EST January 11, 2019
Updated: 8:44 AM EST January 11, 2019

WASHINGTON The Capital Area Food Bank is holding five free pop-up markets in the D.C. area to help government employees and contractors who have been furloughed.

The pop-up markets will be outside of 5 Giant locations on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Furloughed government employees and contractors just need to show a valid ID or federal contractor ID in order to receive free produce and shelf-stable items.

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mahatmakanejeeves Jan 11 OP
Crutchez_CuiBono Jan 11 #1
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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 10:47 AM

1. Such a great idea.

Most of us are extremely empathetic and kind.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 11:03 AM

2. Capital Area Food Bank is an excellent organization

I have neighbors who work there and I've donated money several times. They can buy a ridiculous amount of fresh perishable food at insanely low prices direct from farmers so I always give money instead of canned food.

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