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One in three Marylanders are considered food insecure. Campbell’s Chunky, the Baltimore Ravens and the Maryland Food Bank want to put an end to that statistic.Ravens defensive lineman Calais Campbell rolled up his sleeves Monday and helped sort food at the food bank. Over the course of their partnership, Campbell’s Chunky will donate 1 million meals to those in need, and for Campbell, giving back off the field is just as important as what happens on the field.”We just heard that one in three Marylanders are considered food insecure, which is mind-blowing this day and age. You see a lot of people here rolling up their sleeves and doing the work to improve that and help those people in need. I think that too much is given, much is required. I feel very, very fortunate, you know, it’s our duty to give back and to help those who are less fortunate,” Campbell said.Campbell’s Chunky is committed to helping out through the rest of the Ravens’ season. For every tackle the Ravens defense gets, Campbell’s will donate 25 food products to the food bank.The Ravens are also ensuring people have what they need to stay warm.Lamar Jackson and Justin Tucker were some of the players who visited the Helping Up Mission Shelter for the 19th annual Ravens Coat Giveaway.The players distributed coats along with hats, gloves and socks.A member of the Ravens started this giveaway more than a decade ago when he saw a man walking around outside with no coat.He said they were initially giving away about 50 coats a year and now that number has grown to about 300.

One in three Marylanders are considered food insecure. Campbell’s Chunky, the Baltimore Ravens and the Maryland Food Bank want to put an end to that statistic.

Ravens defensive lineman Calais Campbell rolled up his sleeves Monday and helped sort food at the food bank.

Over the course of their partnership, Campbell’s Chunky will donate 1 million meals to those in need, and for Campbell, giving back off the field is just as important as what happens on the field.

“We just heard that one in three Marylanders are considered food insecure, which is mind-blowing this day and age. You see a lot of people here rolling up their sleeves and doing the work to improve that and help those people in need. I think that too much is given, much is required. I feel very, very fortunate, you know, it’s our duty to give back and to help those who are less fortunate,” Campbell said.

Campbell’s Chunky is committed to helping out through the rest of the Ravens’ season. For every tackle the Ravens defense gets, Campbell’s will donate 25 food products to the food bank.

The Ravens are also ensuring people have what they need to stay warm.

Lamar Jackson and Justin Tucker were some of the players who visited the Helping Up Mission Shelter for the 19th annual Ravens Coat Giveaway.

The players distributed coats along with hats, gloves and socks.

A member of the Ravens started this giveaway more than a decade ago when he saw a man walking around outside with no coat.

He said they were initially giving away about 50 coats a year and now that number has grown to about 300.

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