WAMU 88.5 : Community

Filed Under:

88.3 Ocean City: Emergency food assistance for residents of Maryland's Eastern Shore

Play associated audio

The Maryland Food Bank addresses the growing needs of people seeking emergency food assistance in Maryland. Maryland Food Bank - Eastern Shore services eight Eastern Shore counties: Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester. Maryland Food Bank Eastern Shore serves more than 143 network partners, providing food for more than 26,000 individuals each month throughout the Eastern Shore of Maryland. These organizations feed and distribute food to homeless, unemployed, and low-income people, as well as individuals, children, and families in crisis situations. In 2012, the Maryland Food Bank distributed more than 3.38 million pounds of food on the Eastern Shore.

For more information, contact:
Maryland Food Bank - Eastern Shore
28500 Owens Branch Road
Salisbury, MD 21803
(410) 742-0050

NPR

Far From 'Infinitesimal': A Mathematical Paradox's Role In History

It seems like a simple question: How many parts can you divide a line into? The troublesome answer was square at the root of two of Europe's greatest social crises.
NPR

Soup to Nuts, Restaurants Smoke It All

While you won't find cigarettes in restaurants anymore, some smoking isn't banned. It's not just meat, either; it's hot to smoke just about anything edible.
WAMU 88.5

Virginia Remains At Odds With Feds On Medicaid Expansion

Lawmakers in Virginia continue to resist the $9.6 billion Medicaid expansion on offer from the federal government as part of the Affordable Care Act.

NPR

Watch For The Blind Lets You Feel Time Passing

A new watch allows the blind to feel time on their wrists. Designer Hyungsoo Kim tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn his watch allows users to tell time accurately without revealing their disabilities.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.