WHAT’S HAPPENING IN COLUMBIA, MD…

COUNTY RECEIVES GRANT FOR EQUALITY IN HEALTH The Howard County Health Department has been given a grant worth $463,369 to combat health disparities in the region. The money was granted from the US Department of Health and Human Services at the CDC, and from the Maryland Health Department. Cities such as Columbia will benefit fromContinue reading “WHAT’S HAPPENING IN COLUMBIA, MD…”

Capital Area Food Bank & TEFAP

Lindaben has partnered with the Capital Area Food Bank to help The Emergency Assistance Food Program (TEFAF), a federal program that helps supplement the diets of low-income Americans with emergency food assistance at no cost. USDA provides 100% American-grown USDA Foods and administrative funds to states to operate TEFAP. Community Pantry Food Distribution and LocationContinue reading “Capital Area Food Bank & TEFAP”

Blessings in a Backpack

The LindaBen Foundation is partnering with Blessings in a Backpack to help feed kids across Howard County. Specifically, we’re planning to feed kids at Laurel Woods Elementary, Harper’s Choice Middle School, and Longfellow Elementary. The Blessings in a Backpack program provides essential food every Friday to children who may otherwise go hungry over the weekend.Continue reading “Blessings in a Backpack”