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Take Action with AFAC During Hunger Action Month

During the month of September, the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) will host events in Arlington to recognize Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of hunger. Even though Arlington has one of the highest median household incomes in the country, hunger...

2019 Volunteer Arlington Awards

On Tuesday, July 23, Volunteer Arlington hosted their third annual "Arlington Cares: A Celebration of Volunteerism" event and AFAC was well represented! 48 AFAC volunteers were recognized for serving over 100 volunteer hours for the calendar year. We're so grateful to all of our volunteers who step up in this...

Volunteers Honored at AFAC’s Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic

June 13, 2019 ARLINGTON, VA – On the evening of Sunday, June 8, more than 200 people gathered into AFAC’s warehouse for a celebration of volunteerism at AFAC’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic. Throughout the course of the year, over 2,000 volunteers serve nearly 50,000 hours of service towards AFAC’s mission...

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 winners: Volunteers of the Year: Dick Bauder, Charles Dinkens Volunteer Group of the Year: Claridge...

AFAC’s Annual Golf Tournament Moving to Arlington’s Army Navy Country Club

May 14, 2019 ARLINGTON, VA – The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) is pleased to announce that the 5th Annual AFAC Golf Tournament, sponsored by Credibility International, is moving to Arlington’s Army Navy Country Club and will be held on Monday, September 16 with a shotgun start at 12:30 pm....

AFAC to participate in the 27th Annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive on Saturday, May 11

May 2, 2019 ARLINGTON, VA – The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) is pleased to participate in the 27th Annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive, a nationwide food drive organized by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) with the goal to collect more than 80 million pounds of food...

Stamp Out Hunger

Each year, the National Association of Letter Carriers dedicates the 2nd Saturday of May to serving communities nationwide by collecting food to be delivered to local hunger organizations. In Arlington County, all food collected by letter carriers will come here to AFAC! We ask that residents put non-perishable food items into a...

Cavin’s Eagle Scout SPF Project

Cavin Meadows I am Cavin Meadows and for my Eagle Scout Project, I teamed up with AFAC to provide food for the people in the Arlington area that can’t support that basic need. To raise funds for my project, I went to AFAC's website and created a personal fundraising page...

Sen. Mark Warner Helps Open Renovated AFAC Building

AFAC's renovations are now complete and our building is now open for food distribution for our families in need! Earlier, US Senator Mark Warner helped kick off the opening of our building. Click here to read about the opening.   http://www.insidenova.com/news/arlington/afac-celebrates-m-renovation-of-warehouse-facilities/article_43d49ce2-2784-11e8-8693-33a324a54460.html http://www.insidenova.com/news/arlington/renovation-of-afac-warehouse-turns-up-civil-war-era-cannonball/article_bf6f1704-2911-11e8-b4f1-4305fc9e31ed.html Charlie's remarks

SPF Testimonial by Islamic Relief USA

Our staff and volunteers at Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) took the opportunity to celebrate MLK day in conjunction with Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) to bag produce for families in need. Not only was it a great opportunity to work with other members of the local community, but it was...