Arlington Food Assistance Center

AFAC distributes groceries to over 2,400 families every week.

More than 35% of the people we serve are children.

Fall Backpack Campaign

Bright futures begin when students enter through these doors. Our next generation of doctors, engineers, and business leaders can only reach their potential when they are well-fed and ready to learn. For children living in…

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Holiday Meals Campaign

The holiday season is a time of thankfulness, celebration, and love. It’s a time when family and friends come together to share in the joyous season of giving.  But there are many hungry Arlington families,…

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Volunteer Picnic

We had a fantastic turnout at our annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic! Thank you to all of AFAC’s volunteers who help us serve our neighbors in need with dignified access to supplemental groceries. This year’s award…

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County Compost Used for AFAC Gardens

Arlington County is turning trash into treasure by growing thousands of pounds of fresh produce for a local food bank using compost from residents. Last February, Arlington’s Solid Waste Bureau began a pilot program to…

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