For immediate release: January 13, 2024

Media Advisory: Metro workers donate food, volunteer at Capital Area Food Bank

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Metro’s General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, Randy Clarke, Metro board members, and Metro workers will join Capital Area Food Bank officials to donate thousands of pounds of food and a check to help feed those in need in the region.

This is the sixth year Metro has encouraged its employees and the public to donate to the Fill-A-Bus campaign. The goal is to raise $15,000 and collect 5,500 pounds of food that will create 35,000 meals for families, seniors, and those in need. 

WHAT: Metro employees will unload food from the bus and help sort and pack collected food donations at the Capital Area Food Bank as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Officials will take a photo in front of the bus, present a check, and then head into the warehouse to help sort and pack food. 


  • Randy Clarke, Metro General Manager and Chief Executive Officer 
  • Radha Muthiah, Capital Area Food Bank President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Metro board members
  • Metro employees

WHEN: Monday, January 15

Please arrive at 9 a.m. for camera setup.

Photo opportunity and brief remarks: 9:15-9:40 a.m.

Unloading and sorting: 9:40-11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Capital Area Food Bank, 4900 Puerto Rico Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20017

PARKING: Follow the orange signs to the volunteer center parking lot and entrance off 6th St. NE. 

Media should RSVP no later than Sunday at 9 p.m. by using the online form at