Thousands Of Residents Must Choose Between Rent and Food

| April 21, 2012
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Closeup of a copper rivet on blue jeans.

The Blue Jean Bash will be held from 7p-11p…great music, BBQ by Famous Dave’s, Terrific Silent Auction….boot stompin’ fun!

To purchase tickets visit www.foodlinkmaryland.org.

Who is FOOD LINK??

For over 20 years, Food Link has been one of the largest hunger relief and food rescue organizations in Anne Arundel County and four counties on the Eastern Shore. Their mission is to alleviate hunger in the community linking vital resources to families and individuals in need. By means of food distribution through a network of over 100 service agencies, Food Link serves emergency shelters and pantries, soup kitchens, foster care group homes, treatment and rehabilitation centers, public housing sites

Retail Food Rescue

A wide variety of wholesome foods are donated by grocers, restaurants, caterers and food distribution services.Volunteers pick up and deliver this food to emergency service programs.

Wholesale Produce Program

Food Link distributes fresh fruits and vegetables for free at the Riva Farmers Market each Friday morning to neighbors in need. The product is donated by the Maryland State Wholesale Market and other produce is provided through MidAtlantic Gleaning Network. Open every week except holidays, weather permitting.

The benefits of healthy eating help against the onset of cancer, diabetes, infectious diseases and a host of other conditions that lock the underprivileged into a cycle of dependency.

The Crisis Connection

Over the years, Food Link has become the first stop for help in the midst of a crisis and the last stop for help when traditional support programs are unable to help. We offer an immediate response to human needs, while others may take weeks, even months to process requests for aid.

Emergency Baby Pantry

Beginning in 1995, they responded to ever-increasing requests from hospitals, caseworkers, churches, individuals and support agencies to meet the urgent needs of babies suffering from poverty, domestic violence, teen pregnancies and unexpected family crises.

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