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National Food Bank Day - Finding & Giving Assistance in Frederick, MD

Our Rachuba family – and our Family Foundation – are committed to making the world around us a better place to call home. With today being National Food Bank Day, we encourage you to support one of these local food banks and non-profits working to feed our Frederick-area neighbors.
 
This quarter The Rachuba Family Foundation is donating to Helping Up Mission, an organization that helps men & women fighting addiction and homelessness get their lives back. Helping Up Mission not only provides housing and food, but also housing, education, and mental health & addiction support. Donations of canned goods, fresh fruits, vegetables, and other food items can be made by contacting Brian Vincer, Food Services Coordinator at (410) 675-7500 ext. 1113 or by email at [email protected]. Donation drop-offs are also available in Reisterstown, Cockeysville, Lutherville-Timonium, and downtown Baltimore. Learn more about all the ways to support Helping Up Mission here.
 
The Frederick Community Action Agency (FCAA) also operates a food bank located at 14 E. All Saints Street. 600-800 households are served each month by the food bank. Volunteers are needed to assist with sorting, restocking, data entry, and light maintenance work. If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact Sarah McAleavy, Coordinator of Food & Nutrition Services, (301) 600-6263. Donations of non-perishable food items as well as blankets, baby food, select clothing, and hygiene supplies can be delivered to the Frederick Community Action Agency Foodbank at 14 East All Saints Street.
 
The Bread of Life Kitchen serves breakfast from 7am-8am daily, lunch from 12pm-12:30 Monday-Saturday, and lunch on Sundays from 1pm-2pm. Although much of their food donations are made by local businesses, restaurants, and the Maryland Food Bank, these resources are used up very quickly and individual donations are also needed. Donations ca be made at the Frederick Rescue Mission located at 419 West South Street, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.
 
We’d love to see how our Prospect Hall family is giving back. Be sure to share with us any donations you’re making today with us on social media by tagging us with #prospecthallgivesback.