Per Metro: “Our goal is to give enough food and raise enough money to create 35,000 meals for those in need. For the sixth year in a row, Metro will bring a bus to donation sites around the region. All in-person locations are conveniently located near grocery or retail stores. Bring your donations from home or stop at the store on your way to Metro and drop off your donations before taking the train or bus.
“Please join us in the New Year by giving to the Capital Area Food Bank to help families with food insecurities,” said Metro General Manager and Chief Executive Officer Randy Clarke. “We often say that Metro is the life blood of the community by getting people around the region, and the Fill-A-Bus campaign is another way that we can serve our neighbors.”
You can donate healthy, unopened, non-perishable food items in person outside the following Metrorail stations:
Wednesday, Jan. 3
Anacostia Station on Howard Road from 6-10 a.m.
Fort Totten Station at Bus Bay K from 2-6 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 5
Friendship Heights Station at Bus Bay K from 6-10 a.m.
Silver Spring Station at Bus Bay J from 2-6 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 8
Pentagon City Station at 12th and South Hayes (near Nordstrom’s entrance) from 6-10 a.m.
Tysons Station at Bus Bay G from 2-6 p.m.
You can also make donations online to the Capital Area Food Bank through the Fill-A-Bus website by Jan. 12. Every $1 donated provides two meals.
Last year, Metro and the public helped raise more than $14,000 for the food bank, beating the goal of $13,000. That, paired with the in-person donations, created 32,000 meals.
This year, we aim to raise $15,000 and collect 5,500 pounds of food that will create 35,000 meals for families, seniors, and those in need.
On Jan. 15, Metro employees and volunteers will help unload, sort, and pack the collected food as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.”
Learn more about the campaign below.
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March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm
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