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Exceptional Volunteers Serving in 2020!

Hal CreelRandy RandallSarah-Kate HawkinsDiana Gordon, Catherine Kitchell, Amy Haas, Jeff Lynn, and Lee Clarke Les DavisonMichael StuttsTerese Brewster We are extremely grateful for all of our volunteers who continue to help us serve all of our families in need. We would like to take this moment to recognize 12 volunteers...

Food Drive Box Locations

Here are the following locations that have food drive boxes that will accept food donations from the community. Some locations have ongoing hours, while others are only available for a certain time. If you would like to host a food drive at your location, visit our food drive registration page....

AFAC Featured in National Media

Over the past couple of weeks, AFAC has been featured on national media broadcasts to share how food pantries like AFAC are serving an increased number of families with food due to the pandemic. In case you missed them, you can view the clips on this page. PBS Newshour -...

Scouting for Food 2020 Update

Scouting for Food picture from 2019. Every year, the annual Scouting for Food drive collects more than 50,000 lbs of food donations for AFAC on the 2nd Saturday of November. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the local Boy Scouts will not be organizing an event this year.However, several local troops have...

MLK Food Drive Flyer Design Contest for Students

Eligibility: must be in grades K-12 AFAC's Volunteer Department is holding a contest for students to help us design food drive flyers for the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (January 18, 2021). The featured artwork will reside on the AFAC website for people to download who wish to hold...

International Volunteer Managers Day

November 5th is recognized as International Volunteer Managers Day. Here at AFAC, we have an amazing trio who work tirelessly to make sure all of our volunteer shifts are filled so we can serve our community to the fullest. Here is Jocalyn, Danielle, and Kim in their Halloween costumes. Thank...

Donation Box Locations

Here are the following locations that have food drive boxes that will accept food donations from the community. Some locations have ongoing hours, while others are only available for a certain time. If you would like to host a food drive at your location, visit our food drive registration page....

Little Free Pantry at Arlington Central Library

Charlie constructing the Little Free Pantry at Arlington Central Library. Check out this great "Little Free Pantry" that was built by Charlie Gaylord from Boy Scout Troop 106 for his Eagle Scout project! This pantry is located at Arlington Cenral Library for anyone to leave food donations or take food...

Trudy Ensign’s 100th Birthday Celebration

Pictures from Trudy's birthday celebration. Earlier this month, Mrs. Gertrude "Trudy" Carley Brown Ensign celebrated her 100th birthday with the Clarendon United Methodist Church, where she has been a member for 70 years. As part of the celebration, there was a 55 car parade, led by a police car and...

AFAC Honored with Spirit of Community Award

We are proud to be among the recipients of the Arlington Community Foundation's Spirit of the Community Award for 2020! This award is presented every year to people who demonstrate a tireless and unselfish commitment to improving the quality of life in Arlington. This year, in response to the pandemic,...