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MLK Day 2022 Service Project

For Volunteer Arlington's annual MLK Day of Service, AFAC is partnering with Arlington County's Food Security Task Force in offering a virtual service project. We are asking people to make "Winter Care Kits" to be given out to our home delivery clients. For more information and to register for this...

Spanish Speaking Volunteers Needed for Client Surveys

AFAC will be conducting our annual client surveys at our Nelson St location from January 31 to February 5. We are looking for volunteers who can help conduct the surveys in Spanish. To sign up for shifts, please use the online volunteer calendar.

AFAC’s Thanksgiving Media Coverage

AFAC was recently featured in several news stories, which highlighted the current need for food and how we serve our community leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. PBS Newshour - Thursday, November 25. AFAC clients and Charles Meng, AFAC's CEO, are interviewed by PBS Newshour Chief Correspondent Amna Nawaz. WUSA...

Columbia Grove & Marbella 2021 Update

Starting October 5, 2021, the AFAC food distributions at APAH apartments have a new schedule. A partir del 5 de octubre de 2021, las distribuciones de alimentos de AFAC en los apartmentos de APAH tienen nuevo horario. Columbia Grove: Tuesday / martes 4:00 - 5:30 pm To participate, you must...

Van Driver Needed

We are looking for two people who are willing to drive an AFAC van to an apartment building about a mile away to make home deliveries to 15 clients each Monday morning. You don’t go door-to-door, but rather just deliver approximately 18 crates to the community room. It’s best to...

Substitute Drivers for Home Delivery

Our home delivery program brings our grocery items directly to clients who are elderly, disabled, or have other health issues requiring them to stay at home. We are in need of substitute delivery drivers. For your shift, you would arrive at AFAC on Monday, Tuesday, or Friday between 10:00-11:00 am...

AFAC Restructures Food Distribution Schedule and Off Site Locations

AFAC will resume evening distributions, starting on Thursday, September 9. This will help alleviate the number of clients visiting on Saturday mornings. Starting on September 7 (AFAC will be closed on Monday, September 6 for Labor Day), AFAC's new food distribution hours at Nelson Street will be: 9:30 AM -...

AFAC Announces Promotions of Four Staff Members

AFAC Staff, from left to right: Charles Meng, CEO; Jeremiah Huston, Associate Director of Communications; Lily Duran, Director of Client Services; Mathilda Dack, Associate Director of Administration; Ray Bynum, Assistant Director of Operations The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) is pleased to announce the promotion of four of its employees,...

AFAC Volunteer Award Winners 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bghC2kTS25Y We at AFAC treasure each of our volunteers and the gifts that they bring. Collectively, in normal times more than 3,000 volunteers donate close to 50,000 volunteer hours. Each year, AFAC staff gathers to decide which volunteers to recognize from this great group. This is a tough decision each...

Driver’s Assistant – Volunteers Needed to help AFAC Staff Drivers

We are looking for STRONG helpers (must be able to repeatedly lift 30 pounds) who are able to make either a weekly or every other week commitment to assist our staff drivers. Please read this description carefully and if interested, email volunteer4afac@afac.org for details.  -You must be at least age 18. -You...