The National Capital Area Salvation Army supplies food to many people throughout Northern Virginia. But in a sign of how a bad economy truly hits real people, the Salvation Army’s food banks right now are practically empty. The charity held a “Christmas in July” food drive last Saturday at the Salvation Army Family Store on Little River Turnpike and came up drastically short, WTOP’s Kathy Stewart reports.
The Capital Area Food Bank just put out an urgent call for emergency donations, saying that their donations are depleted, and that as of 2pm, no more emergency boxes could be filled onsite. They are using funds donated to buy more f... Read Post
First lady Michelle Obama volunteers at the Capital Area Food Bank on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) You've got to hand it to Michelle Obama's staff: they seem to have a good grasp of which local D.C. nonprofits are deser... Read Post