Throughout September, which is Hunger Action Month, Maryland residents will be able to donate non-perishable food items at several events planned at locations across the state.
Some of the events in the DC metro area include:
Week-long food drive at Maryand State Police Rockville Barracks
7915 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20854
Drop-off hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Stuff A Truck & Safety Seat Installations
495/95 Park & Ride Located off the exit for College Park, Route 1
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
A complete list of events and drop-off locations can be found here>>
Another key component to this year's event is the Maryland Food Bank's Be a Voice Campaign. The campaign encourages Marylanders to snap a speech bubble selfie and share them through social media to help bring awareness to the issue of hunger.