Can Jam Food Donation Locations

Food Warehouse/distribution sites, locations, hours for delivery

 Please note the following:

***You are welcome to choose an alternative to these sites. A suggestion: Call alternative sites first to check hours when delivery is accepted and whether they accept bulk foods. 

*** All directions are from MapQuest and should be good to go. A suggestion: please carry a map or use your GPS on the day you deliver if you are not familiar with the site location.

1. Martha's Table 
2114 14th Street, N.W. 
Washington, D.C.
(202) 328-6608 
Hours: 8-6 M-F; 10-4 Sat. & Sun. Donations accepted 10-4, 7 days a week 

From Adat Shalom, head WEST on PERSIMMON TREE LN. TURN LEFT onto PERSIMMON TREE RD [HWY 191] Go 1.0 mi TURN LEFT onto MACARTHUR BLVD. Go .4 mi CONTINUE onto MACARTHUR BLVD. TURN LEFT onto LOUGHBORO RD W. Go 1.1 mi CONTINUE onto NEBRASKA AV NW. Go 0.5 mi BEAR RIGHT onto WARD IR NW. BEAR IMMEDIATE RIGHT onto MASSACHUSETTS AV. GO 2.6 mi FOLLOW MASSACHUSETTS AV NW as it BEARS RIGHT. TURN LEFT onto FLORIDA AV NW. GO 0.9 mi CONTINUE onto W ST NW. TURN RIGHT onto 14TH ST NW (END POINT: 2114 14th St NW, Washington, DC) (Intersecting streets: V and W Streets, N.W.) Donations are accepted at their loading dock located in the back alley. The alley is accessible from V Street. Once in the alley, proceed to the second garage door on the right and ring the buzzer located on the upper right of the door frame. Someone will be there momentarily to help you unload. 

2. Shepherd's Table 
8210 -A Colonial Lane 
Silver Spring, Maryland 
(301) 585-6463 
Hours: 9 am - 7 pm Monday through Friday; 4 pm - 7 pm weekends 

From AS, head to 495 East/Capital Beltway. I 495 (EAST) [CAPITAL BELTWAY]. Go 8.0 mi BEAR RIGHT onto RAMP to GEORGIA AV [HWY 97]. BEAR IGHT onto GEORGIA AV [HWY 97] Go1.3 mi CONTINUE onto US 29 (SOUTH). Go 0.3 mi TURN RIGHT onto RIPLEY ST. Go Less than.1 mi, TURN LEFT onto COLONIAL LN. (Endpoint: 8210 Colonial Ln, Silver Spring, MD) 

3. Capital Area Food Bank 
645 Taylor Street, N.E. 
Washington, D.C. 
(202) 526-5344 
Hours: 8 am - 4 pm Mon-Fri. No weekend hours.

From AS, head to 495 East/Capital Beltway and get on. Go 8.0 mi BEAR RIGHT onto RAMP to GEORGIA AV [HWY 97]. BEAR RIGHT onto GEORGIA AV HWY 97] headed south. Go 1.3 mi CONTINUE onto US 29 (SOUTH). Go 0.8 mi BEAR LEFT onto BLAIR RD. Go 0.4 mi CONTINUE onto BLAIR RD NW. Go 1.7 mi FOLLOW as road goes into N CAPITOL ST NW. Go 0.9 mi BEAR LEFT onto HAWAII AV NE. o 0.1>mi CONTINUE onto CLERMONT DR NE. FOLLOW CLERMONT DR NE as it BEARS LEFT, FOLLOW as road goes into FORT DR NE. Go 0.2 mi and FOLLOW as road goes into TAYLOR ST NE (End Point 645 Taylor St Ne, Washington, DC) 

4. Manna Food Center 
9311 Gaither Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20877 
(301) 424-1130 
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 - 4:00 
Second Saturday of the month, 10:00-2:00 There is an after-hours drop box outside the front entrance that may be used when the office is closed

Directions: From AS, head to 495 East/Capitol Beltway. Go 1.5 miles and follow it as it goes into the I-270 SPUR. Take the 270 spur onto I-270 (NORTH). Take 270 north to Exit 8, Shady Grove Road. Bear right (east) onto Shady Grove Road. In about ½ mile, turn LEFT onto GAITHER ROAD. Follow that to 9311, which is on the right.  

5. The Children's Inn at NIH 
7 West Drive 
Bethesda, Maryland 20814 
Open 24 hours, all week 

Turn Right onto Persimmon Tree Lane and follow to Persimmon Tree Road. Turn right. Follow to stop sign with Bradley Boulevard. Turn right and follow to first traffic light with River Road. Turn right and follow to left-hand entrance onto Capital Beltway/I-495 North toward Frederick/Baltimore. Go 3.1 miles. Take MD-187/Old Georgetown Road exit #36. Merge right onto Old Georgetown Road. Follow for .9 miles through the intersection with Cedar Lane. Immediately after you have passed Cedar Lane, get in the left lane and turn into the NIH exit at Center Drive. Proceed through white security tent and show photo id. As you exit the security tent, turn left, and The Inn will be visible in about 100 yards on your left. At stop sign turn left onto West Drive and follow into Inn parking lot. 

The best thing to do to unload is to park under the canopy. Then go into the front desk, tell them that you have a food donation, and they will provide you with luggage carts -- and helpers if available -- to help unload. Thank you! 

IF THE CENTER DRIVE EXIT IS CLOSED (late at night or on Sundays), then follow these directions: 

From Old Georgetown Road, turn onto Cedar Lane. Follow until second light at Rockville Pike. Turn right. Proceed to light at South Drive and turn right into the NIH campus. After you pass through security, follow South Drive to bear right onto Center Drive. Follow Center Drive about .5 miles to right turn on West Drive. Follow West Drive to Inn entrance.

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