Here is a collection of articles where AFAC has been mentioned in the press, sorted by month of the current year and by previous years. Clicking on links will bring you to websites outside AFAC.
AFAC Benefits from Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, Arlington Connection, May 17, 2023.
Our Man in Arlington, Falls Church News-Press, May 12, 2023.
'Stamp Out Hunger' Food Drive Makes Annual Return, Gazette Leader, May 6, 2023.
Letter Carriers to Pick Up Food Donations at Mailboxes for AFAC, Arlington Patch, May 5, 2023.
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, Arlington Connection, April 26, 2023.
AFAC Serves Record Number of Families in Arlington, Arlington Connection, March 22, 2023.
Morning Notes - Food Bank Seeing High Need, ARLNow, March 17, 2023.
AFAC: Need for food assistance reaches critical levels, Gazette Leader, March 16, 2023.
Arlington Food Assistance Center launches new hub near Fairlington, ARLNow, March 10, 2023.
Pandemic SNAP Benefits Just Expired. Here's Where To Find More Help, DCist, March 1, 2023.
Community Fills Up Empty Bowls, Arlington Connection, February 15, 2023.
Eggstremely Bad News for Food Pantries, Arlington Connection, February 1, 2023.
Our Man in Arlington, Falls Church News-Press, January 20, 2023.
'Eggs have become so difficult' | Food pantries impacted by rising costs, WUSA9, January 13, 2023.
Local need for food assistance rises as inflation persists, ARLNow, January 13, 2023.
Tickets Available for 'Empty Bowls' Fund-Raiser, Sun Gazette, January 12, 2023.
Previous Features (by year)
Food pantry reports record-setting usage in November, Sun Gazette, December 26, 2022.
How to Give Back This Holiday Season, Arlington Magazine, December 2, 2022.
Giving Tuesday: 10 Arlington Nonprofits That Could Use Your Help, Arlington Patch, November 28, 2022.
Thanksgiving in America: The voices of the hungry on the holiday, World Socialist Web Site, November 23, 2022.
Frozen Hands Cart Home Frozen Turkeys at AFAC Turkey Week, Arlington Connection, November 16, 2022.
Inflation driving food insecurity to record levels in Arlington County, WUSA9, November 3, 2022.
Stuff-the-Truck | WUSA9 partners with DMV organizations for food drives ahead of the holidays, WUSA9, October 22, 2022.
Scouting for Food, the county's biggest food drive, is set for next month, ARLNow, October 17, 2022.
Signature Theatre to aid AFAC with fund-raising performance, Sun Gazette, October 16, 2022.
Giving Matters: WUSA9 and Arlington Food Assistance Center work to feed families in Arlington, WUSA9, August 10, 2022.
'Share the wealth' | Northern Virginia food pantry combats food insecurity in the DMV, WUSA9, August 10, 2022.
AFAC taps date for annual golf outing, Sun Gazette, June 26, 2022.
AFAC to expand reach beyond Arlington, Sun Gazette, June 20, 2022.
Alexandria Teens Organize to Stock Five Local Food Banks, The Zebra, June 3, 2022.
Fill the Cart, Then Fill the Cruiser, Arlington Connection, May 30, 2022.
How to Help Hungry People as Costs Rise, Arlington Connection, May 24, 2022.
AFAC set to mark service of volunteers, Sun Gazette, May 23, 2022.
ACPD holding annual “Fill the Cruiser” drive as local food need remains high, ARLNow, May 18, 2022.
Fill a Bag - Help Feed Families, Arlington Connection, May 17, 2022.
Employers Take Note: Young Workers Are Seeking Jobs with a Higher Purpose, Time Magazine, May 13, 2022.
Police To Hold 'Fill The Cruiser' Event For Arlingtonians In Need, Arlington Patch, May 11, 2022.
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Returns on Saturday, May 14, ARLNow, May 5, 2022.
Kiwanis Club preps annual blueberry sale, Sun Gazette, April 23, 2022.
Langley HS student launches book donation drive for kids in need, FFX Now, April 21, 2022.
Arlington Co. food insecurity detailed in new report, WTOP, April 20, 2022.
Report examines higher food insecurity rates in portions of Arlington, ARL Now, April 19, 2022.
‘Stamp Out Hunger’ returns after 2-year absence, Sun Gazette, April 2, 2022.
Arlington Little League To Host First Opening Day Ceremony Since 2019, Patch, March 31, 2022.
AFAC Preps for In-Person Fund-Raising Event, Arlington Sun Gazette, March 10, 2022.
Teach Your Kids About Hunger During March Nutrition Month in Arlington, Arlington Connection, March 2, 2022.
Ceramic-bowl fundraiser to benefit AFAC, Arlington Sun Gazette, January 30, 2022.
County honors 78 ‘Covid heroes’ for service to the community, ARLNow, January 26, 2022.
Arlington Honors Grassroots COVID-19 Heroes, Arlington County, January 26, 2022.
McLean High School students collect thousands of pounds of food to help feed local community, Tysons Reporter, December 22, 2021.
Arlington County Seriff's Office Food Drive, Arlington County, December 9, 2021.
Rising grocery prices put pressure on millions of Americans already facing food insecurity, PBS NewsHour, November 25, 2021.
The lights are coming on in Shirlington at a holiday event next week, ARLNow, November 23, 2021.
How to support local nonprofits and neighbors this holiday season, ARLNow, November 19, 2021.
Arlington Food Assistance Center helps feed thousands of families Thanksgiving meal, despite the rising cost of food, WUSA9, November 19, 2021.
Turkey Time Rolls Around at AFAC, Arlington Connection, November 17, 2021.
'Inflation is really what's hurting us': DC area food banks cope with surging food costs, WJLA ABC7 News, November 16, 2021.
Students Support Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) with Food Drive, Washington-Liberty High School, November 8, 2021.
AFAC encourages holiday fund-raisers, food drives, Sun Gazette, October 28, 2021.
Local man bikes every street in Arlington for a good cause, discovers lots of cul-de-sacs, ARLNow, October 25, 2021.
Arlington Agenda: Sept. 20-26, ARLNow, September 20, 2021.
AFAC recipient of summer-reading funding, Sun Gazette, September 19, 2021.
AFAC is the 2021 Recipient of the Summer Reading Challenge Donation, Arlington County Newsroom, September 16, 2021.
AFAC resumes volunteer-recruitment effort, Sun Gazette, September 1, 2021.
AFAC details staff promotions, Sun Gazette, July 28, 2021.
美 경제 살아나도…줄지 않는 ‘배급받는 사람들’ | 뉴스A, Channel A News (Korea), July 24, 2021.
It Just Gets Better and Better in Arlington, Arlington Connection, July 24, 2021.
Overlee holds annual swim-a-thon, Sun Gazette, July 20, 2021.
Soccer team lauded for support of AFAC, Sun Gazette, July 6, 2021.
Upcoming golf tournament to benefit AFAC, Sun Gazette, July 6, 2021.
Arlington Food Assistance Center honors volunteers of year, Sun Gazette, July 2, 2021.
Editor’s Notebook: Some good news to end the week, Arlington Sun Gazette, June 25, 2021.
Kiwanis, AFAC partnership has been berry, berry good, Arlington Sun Gazette, June 25, 2021.
Food bank demand still high as pandemic restrictions are loosened, CGTN America, June 16, 2021.
Special event to kick off summer-reading program, Arlington Sun Gazette, June 7, 2021.
Burdette Goal: A Microgreen in Every Fridge, Arlington Connection, May 29, 2021.
More than 18,000 seedlings planted during JK Farm's 'Plant-A-Thon', Loudoun Times-Mirror, May 24, 2021.
Arlington Police to Host 'Fill the Cruiser' Food Drive Later This Month, ARLNow, May 6, 2021.
Police aim to 'Fill the Cruiser' for food pantry, Sun Gazette, May 4, 2021.
Arlington County PD hosting 2nd Annual Fill the Cruiser Food Drive to Support AFAC, WDVM, April 29, 2021.
Nonprofit Farms Foster Community and Fight Hunger During COVID-19, Pulitzer Center, April 29, 2021.
Kiwanis blueberry extravaganza is back for 2021, Sun Gazette, April 28, 2021.
AFAC expansion project rolling, Sun Gazette, April 23, 2021.
New Task Force Aims to End Food Insecurity in Arlington, Arlington County Newsroom, April 22, 2021.
The Winners of the Spring 2021 Arlies Are Here, ARLNow, April 20, 2021.
Police Host 2nd Annual Fill the Cruiser Food Drive to Support AFAC, Arlington County Newsroom, April 20, 2021
County Eyes Shirlington Area Property for Future Arts and Industry District, ARLNow, April 16, 2021
For the Arcanists, Inc., all the DMV is a stage — for installation and performance art, Washington Post, April 7, 2021
Kiwanis grants benefit social-safety-net efforts, Arlington Sun Gazette, March 30, 2021.
'Express Lanes' operator serves up grants, Arlington Sun Gazette, March 17, 2021.
The Year That Was in Arlington, Arlington Connection, March 17, 2021.
Progressive Voice: Newcomer Hopes Church Will Be ‘Moral Compass’ and Place for Civil Discourse, ARLNow, March 8, 2021.
Bancos de alimentos en la región del DMV, Telemundo44, March 2, 2021.
55+ Live! March 2 Talk Show, Arlington County Government, March 2, 2021.
'We really have to step up on hunger': Arlington aims to help hungry families, WJLA, February 15, 2021.
Preview: Join Arlington Food Assistance Center’s Empty Bowls Virtual Event, Arlington Connection, February 5, 2021.
Goodwin House Residents Honor MLK on Day of Service, The Zebra, January 19, 2021.
「コロナが差別ひどくした」感染世界最悪の米国、深刻化する貧困, The NishiNippon Shimbun (The West Japan Daily), January 18, 2021.
Arlington To Celebrate MLK Day Virtually This Year, ARLNow, January 11, 2021.
Star Light, Star Light But No Star Tonight in Arlington, Arlington Connection, January 9, 2021.
Food Insecurity in America, BBC World News, December 22, 2020.
More Local Families Seeking Food Assistance During the Pandemic, ArlNow, December 21, 2020.
Letters to Santa: Children asking for masks and everyone to stay safe for Christmas, WUSA9, December 20, 2020.
Encore Stage & Studio preps drive-through holiday production, InsideNOVA, December 17, 2020.
Volunteering was my personal fountain of youth, New York Times, December 8, 2020.
Want to Reach Santa This Year? Mail a Letter from the Gulf Branch Nature Center, ARLNow, December 4, 2020.
Giving Tuesday: Hunger rates surge during pandemic, Meet the Press, MSNBC, December 1, 2020.
Local photographer captures families for ‘Front Steps Project’, Inside NOVA, November 30, 2020.
Can't see a sudden 'relaxation' of COVID restrictions by Christmas: Fauci, ABC News This Week, November 29, 2020.
Just Listed in Arlington, ARLNow, November 27, 2020.
As the holidays approach, demand for food soars in the U.S., PBS News Hour, November 24, 2020.
A Turkey in Every Pot in Arlington, Arlington Connection, November 20, 2020.
Eagle Scout Project Meets Pandemic Challenge in Arlington, Arlington Connection, November 19, 2020.
Some Changes Coming to Local Christmas Tree Sales This Year, ARLNow, November 13, 2020.
New warehouse space will help AFAC meet community need, InsideNOVA, November 10, 2020.
Marymount University emphasizes service on charter day, Arlington Catholic Herald, October 28, 2020.
GIVING BACK: Virginia Hospital Center donates 10K food cans to Arlington food bank, WJLA ABC7, October 12, 2020.
Purceville farm gets distance learners in Va. out of their homes, fights food insecurity, WJLA, September 28, 2020.
Arlington Rortarians win plaudits at regional level, Inside NOVA, September 25, 2020.
Team effort makes blueberry sales a success for service club, Inside NOVA, September 15, 2020.
JK Community Farm Offers Field Trips with Age Specific Activities to Enhance Pandemic Distance Learning, Business Wire, September 3, 2020.
Arlington Turkey Trot goes virtual for 2020, Inside NOVA, September 1, 2020.
Shredding for Hunger - Free Drive-In Community Shredding Event, ARLNow, August 26, 2020.
APS to Distribute Meals at 21 Schools as Local Food Need Rises, ARLNow, August 26, 2020.
Justin Trawick and The Common Good Release New Single 'Back of the Line', Broadway World, August 20, 2020.
6,509 pounds Fills the Cruisers to Overflowing in Arlington, Arlington Connection, August 20, 2020.
Food Drive for AFAC — Saint Ann Parish & School, ARLNow, August 17, 2020.
What happens to custodians, bus drivers, and cafeteria workers amid school closures?, WJLA, August 17, 2020.
Arlington County Police hold 'Fill the Cruiser' food drive for families in need, WJLA, August 11, 2020.
How to help fight food insecurity in DC, EaterDC, August 11, 2020.
Pantries, parishes respond to pandemic with emergency aid, the Arlington Catholic Herald, August 5, 2020.
Man to bike every street in Arlington for AFAC, Black empowerment, WDVM, July 30, 2020.
Arlington police to host food drive on behalf of AFAC, InsideNOVA, July 29, 2020.
Synetic, AFAC team up on fund-raiser, InsideNOVA, July 8, 2020.
Arlington middle school soccer players help raise nearly $10,000 for food bank, WJLA, July 6, 2020.
Kiwanis blueberry fund-raiser thrives even in COVID-19 environment, InsideNOVA, July 6, 2020.
Electric shuttle transported 3,700 lbs of donations to AFAC, WDVM, July 3, 2020.
Socially distanced harvesting at Loudoun County’s JK Community Farm, WTOP, July 3, 2020.
Guide to Giving 2020, Arlington Magazine, June 30, 2020.
Give Back And Hire Local Teenagers For Discounted Lawn Care!, Arlington Patch, June 26, 2020.
Not Just for Kicks, Arlington Magazine, June 11, 2020.
Grocery Deliveries: Serving our Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic, American Library Association, June 5, 2020.
Farmers markets are leading the way on creating a sustainable, safe local economy, Washington Post, May 29, 2020.
Melwood Donates Thousands of Vegetable and Flowering Plants to Hospitals, Food Pantries in Response to COVID-19, Yahoo Finance, May 26, 2020.
Soccer team runs well past fund-raising goal, InsideNOVA, May 24, 2020.
FLARE Electric Shuttles Announces Meals for Community Heroes Program, the Zebra, May 19, 2020.
A definitive guide to mask fashion on Capitol Hill, Roll Call, May 19, 2020.
Senator Kaine Volunteers at Arlington Food Center, Falls Church News-Press, May 13, 2020.
Maximizing Your Impact in a Time of Need, Arlington Chamber of Commerce, May 13, 2020.
With Stamp Out Hunger Canceled, AFAC Needs Food Donations, ARLNow, May 12, 2020.
[포스트코로나]② 사라진 일자리…깊어지는 양극화, Korean Broadcasting System, May 11, 2020.
Photos of the week ending May 8, 2020, Roll Call, May 8, 2020.
Senator Kaine Praises Arlington Food Assistance Center Efforts, Arlington Connection, May 7, 2020.
Morning Notes, ARLNow, May 4, 2020.
COVID-19 Food Assistance, Arlington County, May 1, 2020.
Arlington food drive nets 2,400 pounds of donations, Catholic Herald, April 30, 2020.
Community Matters: Arlington Organizations Excel During Challenging Times, ARLNow, April 28, 2020.
FLARE Electric Shuttles Partner with Ballston BID to Collect Food at Several Locations in Ballston, ARLNow, April 23, 2020.
Ensuring Everyone Gets Fed, RVA Magazine, April 20, 2020.
Arlington Rotary supports food efforts, scholarship program, InsideNOVA, April 15, 2020.
Arlington Food Assistance Center Sends Plea for Food Donations, Arlington Connection, April 15, 2020.
Who Is That Masked Man in Arlington, Arlington Connection, April 15, 2020.
Looking for the Helpers: Arlington Food Assistance Center, WETA, April 15, 2020.
Crystal City Business Improvement District honors 'Hometown Heroes' during pandemic, WJLA, April 13, 2020.
Where to Donate Right Now, Arlington Magazine, April 10, 2020.
Arlington County, Schools Work Together to Expand Access to Food During COVID-19, Arlington County Government, April 10, 2020.
FLARE electric shuttles deliver donations to food assistance center, WDVM, April 8, 2020.
Letter: Arlington should boost rental grants, food assistance, InsideNOVA, April 8, 2020.
Arlington’s Drive-Thru Donation Station Collects Masks, Canned Goods, And A Hazmat Suit, DCist, April 3, 2020.
Companies Are Holding Cooking Contests and Tutoring Colleagues’ Kids to Keep Work-at-Home Staff Engaged, Washingtonian, April 2, 2020.
Arlington Community Foundation Distributes $300,000 to Local Charities, ARLNow, April 1, 2020.
COVID-19 Prompt Response Grants Made, Arlington Community Foundation, March 31, 2020.
Facebook Group Helps Locals Connect and Help Out During Outbreak, ARLNow, March 31, 2020.
AFAC adjusts operations, keeps food flowing to those in need, InsideNOVA, March 31, 2020.
Nonprofits and Neighbors Continue Providing Food Safely, ARLNow, March 30, 2020.
AFAC Update March 27, 2020, SustainableScoop, March 27, 2020.
Life Goes On, But Not as Usual in Arlington, Arlington Connection, March 27, 2020.
Arlington officials: Census response rate strong in early going, InsideNOVA, March 26, 2020.
Food banks seeing surge from people in need during coronavirus outbreak, Scripps Media, March 23, 2020.
Arlington County Rethinks FY2021 Budget Due to Coronavirus, Patch, March 21, 2020.
Electric Shuttle to Pick Up Food Donations in Crystal City Area, ARLNow, March 20, 2020.
AFAC Public Access Update 2020, SustainableScoop, March 20, 2020.
Arlington Reacts to Coronavirus Pandemic, Arlington Connection, March 19, 2020.
Your Guide To Getting Unemployment and Other Relief in D.C., Virginia, And Maryland, WAMU, March 19, 2020.
How To Get Unemployment And Other Benefits In D.C., Virginia, And Maryland, DCist, March 19, 2020.
As coronavirus slams the economy, D.C.-area businesses offer free meals, supplies, Washington Post, March 19, 2020.
Amazon Donates $1 Million to help families in the DMV, ABC7, March 18, 2020.
Arlington Nonprofits Collaborate to Combat Coronavirus Impacts, ARLNow, March 18, 2020.
Morning Notes, ARLNow.com, March 18, 2020.
AFAC Braces for Increased Need Akin to Government Shutdown, ARLNow, March 17, 2020.
Morning Notes, ARLNow.com, March 17, 2020.
Local United Way arm rolls out coronavirus assisance fund, Washington Business Journal, March 16, 2020.
Spring Has Sprung in Arlington, Arlington Connection, March 15, 2020.
HUNGRY closed a $20M Series B funding round with some celebrity help, Technical.ly, March 5, 2020.
At ‘net-zero’ school Discovery Elementary, the building has become a teaching tool, Washington Post, February 18, 2020.
Our Man in Arlington, Falls Church News-Press, February 14, 2020.
Empty Bowls Empty No More, Arlington Connection, February 6, 2020.
JK Community Farm Sets Goal Of 108,000 Meals To Reduce Hunger, Leesburg Patch, February 3, 2020.
AFAC details plans for spring soiree, InsideNOVA, January 17, 2020.
Original Music and Poetry to Be Performed in Tribute to MLK on Sunday, ARLNow, January 17, 2020.
Libby Garvey Named 2020 Arlington County Board Chair, Arlington County Government, January 2, 2020.
Progressive Voice: Using Our Gifts for a Safety Net AND a Springboard, ARLNow, December 23, 2019.
Opinion: Editorial: Give Locally in Arlington, Arlington Connection, December 20, 2019.
NACDS is “Can-Do” for Arlington Food Assistance Center, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, December 17, 2019.
Winter Carnival Held for Lack of Hootenanny, Falls Church News-Press, December 13, 2019.
Mark Your Calendars for Real Estate Pop-Ups, ARLNow, December 6, 2019.
Road to Close in Shirlington Tonight for 'Light Up the Village', ARLNow, December 5, 2019.
The Price Of Thanksgiving Dinner Has Barely Budged, But Thousands In The D.C. Area Can’t Afford It, WAMU, November 26, 2019.
Melwood Presents Miracle on 23rd Street, ARLNow, November 25, 2019.
Festival of the Trees Debuts at Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, November 23-December 24, Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, November 20, 2019.
Q&A: AFAC’s Puwen Lee looks back on her years of service, InsideNOVA, November 15, 2019.
Puwen Gleans Vegetables and Friendships at Arlington Food Assistance Center, Arlington Connection, November 14, 2019.
AFAC Partners with Local Scouts for Upcoming “Scouting for Food” Drive on November 9, ARLNow, November 6, 2019.
'Scouting for Food' collection arrives, InsideNOVA, October 31, 2019.
An Essential Guide to Local Resources for Seniors, Arlington Magazine, October 28, 2019.
Letter: Arlington CROP Walk is latest in long line of great events, InsideNOVA, October 9, 2019.
‘Canstruction’ to again support hunger initiatives, InsideNOVA, September 26, 2019.
Arlington urban-agriculture gardens to be open to public, InsideNOVA, September 24, 2019.
County Board Signs Resolution Committing County to Racial Equity, ARLNow, September 23, 2019.
Individuals, group, students lauded by Green Valley Civic Association, InsideNOVA, September 23, 2019.
Take Action with AFAC During Hunger Action Month, ARLNow, September 3, 2019.
The Economy’s Good, So Why Are Food Banks Still Struggling To Meet The Demand?, WAMU, August 29, 2019.
South Block Planning to Open New Rosslyn Location Next Week, ARLNow, August 22, 2019.
Growing Interest in Urban Agriculture in Arlington Means More Crops Bees, ARLNow, August 19, 2019.
Arlington Rotary Club reaches 90-year mark, looks to the future, InsideNOVA, July 31, 2019.
JK Community Farm Donates Food to Local Non-profits, Middleburg, Eccentric, July 30, 2019.
Fitness trackers are good for your health, but that 10,000-step goal is overblown, Washington Post, July 28, 2019.
Yelp Holding Social Mixer In Ballston Quarter, ARLNow, July 26, 2019.
Arlington volunteers lauded for community service, InsideNOVA, July 24, 2019.
Sponsorships Still Available for AFAC's Golf Tournament, ARLNow, July 23, 2019.
Progressive Voice: Let’s Keep All Arlington Kids Healthy This Summer ARLNow, July 1, 2019.
Civic Engagement in the Honors College begins during Orientation, George Mason University, June 27, 2019.
Arlington Public Library's Shed Has the Right Tool for Your Gardening Job, ARLNow.com, June 19, 2019.
First look: EyeSOAR, a dance inspired by a neighborhood, DC Theatre Scene, June 19, 2019.
Volunteers Honored at AFAC’s Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic, ARLNow, June 14, 2019.
Volunteers Honored for Service to AFAC, InsideNOVA, June 14, 2019.
A Salad-bration at Ashlawn Elementary School, InsideNOVA, June 14, 2019.
Rosslyn Safeway Is Set for Ribbon Cutting, ARLNow, June 13, 2019.
Arlington Food Assistance Center Faces Competing Parking Priorities, Arlington Connection, May 29, 2019.
Photos: The Plan to Turn Compost into a Food Bank's Fresh Produce, ARLNow, May 28, 2019.
ART Bus CANstruction to Benefit Arlington Food Assistance Center, Arlington TV, May 24, 2019.
AFAC touts plan for fall golf tournament, InsideNOVA, May 16, 2019.
Postal Workers Help to Stamp Out Hunger, Arlington Connection, May 15, 2019.
ART To Build Bus Sculpture from Canned Foods in Ballston, ARLNow, May 14, 2019.
Massive Planting Project Set At JK Community Farm in Purcellville, Patch, May 13, 2019.
Help "Stamp Out Hunger" and Donate Food to AFAC on May 11, ARLNow, May 6, 2019.
AFAC to benefit from annual Stamp Out Hunger collection, InsideNOVA, April 25, 2019.
ART Bus Canstruction Structure Debuting at QuarterFest, Arlington Transit, April 12, 2019.
Health Food Restaurant "Dirt" Planning to Open Next Week in Ballston, ARLNow, April 11, 2019.
South Block Opening New Ballston Location Monday, ARLNow, March 22, 2019.
Preview: Join ‘Shining Light on Hunger’ Fundraiser in Arlington, Arlington Connection, February 28, 2019.
Senator donates part of shutdown-period salary to Arlington food bank, InsideNOVA, January 31, 2019.
Duo-Gard’s Sleekline Canopy Enhances Arlington Food Assistance Center, Duo-Gard, January 25, 2019.
MLK Day of Service Volunteers Brave the Cold in Arlington, Arlington Connection, January 23, 2019.
'Not what I bargained for' | Furloughed federal contractor relies on free groceries from food bank, WUSA9, January 18, 2019.
In Arlington Visit, Warner Cautions That Shutdown’s Impacts Will Soon Get ‘Exponentially Worse’, ARLNow, January 18, 2019.
AFAC Urges Furloughed Federal Workers to Swing By For Free Groceries As Shutdown Drags On, ARLNow, January 17, 2019.
In Amazon's new neighborhood, Arlington's poor line up for turkeys, Washington Post, November 21, 2018.
AFAC partners with local scouts for upcoming "Scouting For Food" drive on November 10, ArlNow, November 5, 2018.
Arlington Notes, 11/1/18 edition: Annual Canstruction Competition Here, InsideNOVA, November 1, 2018.
NoVA architects use can-do attitude in Canstruction competition, donation, Northern Virginia Magazine, October 25, 2018.
Halloween Hootenanny set for next Friday at Mason, Falls Church News-Press, October 24, 2018.
Annual 'Canstruction' competition arrives, InsideNOVA, October 23, 2018.
HUNGRY Announces Donation of Funds Equivalent to 70,000 Meals for Local-Area Food Assistance Centers, PRWeb, September 27, 2018
APAH, AFAC open new food distribution site, InsideNOVA, September 16, 2018.
AFAC and Arlington County Emergency Management Join Forces, LocalDVM, September 14, 2018.
AFAC launches special appeal to replace county dollars, InsideNOVA, September 11, 2018.
Arlington Reads, Arlington Grows, LocalDVM, August 8, 2018.
AFAC seeking donation of fresh produce, InsideNOVA, August 8, 2018.
Food For Thought Works to Alleviate Food Insecurity, Marymount University, June 18, 2018.
Arlington community asked to support ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ event, InsideNOVA, April 27, 2018.
Renovation of AFAC warehouse turns up Civil War-era cannonball, InsideNOVA, March 16, 2018.
Arlington Food Assistance Center lauded for social-safety-net services, InsideNOVA, March 14, 2018.
AFAC celebrates $1.8M renovation of warehouse facilities, InsideNOVA, March 14, 2018.
Start Thinking Spring Now in Arlington, Arlington Connection, February 13, 2018.
Empty Bowls Filled for Arlington Families, Arlington Connection, February 6, 2018.
Thanksgiving Gathering in Arlington, Arlington Connection, November 20, 2017.
Arlington Scouts "Do A Good Deed Daily" - Even in 23 Degree Weather, Connection Newspapers, November 14, 2017.
Our Man in Arlington, Falls Church News-Press, November 14, 2017.
The Joys of Volunteering With Your Grandchild, Next Avenue, November 7, 2017.
Teaching Kids to Care, Arlington Magazine, November/December 2017 issue.
Arlington Notes II, 8/31/17 edition, InsideNOVA, August 31, 2017.
Arlington Sun Gazette Highs & Lows, 8/10/17 edition, InsideNOVA, August 10, 2017.
Church celebrates parishioner’s 106th birthday by aiding AFAC, InsideNOVA, August 9, 2017.
From young to more seasoned, Arlington volunteers are saluted, InsideNOVA, July 27, 2017.
Local resident honored for decades of service to AFAC, InsideNOVA, July 26, 2017.
AFAC booster set to receive award for lifetime of volunteering, InsideNOVA, July 10, 2017
Ostendio Supports Local Community by Joining Pledge 1%, Pledge 1%, July, 2017.
Ashlawn students devour home-grown lettuce, InsideNOVA, July 5, 2017.
Taste of Arlington returns May 21 with food, family-friendly street festival, InsideNOVA, May 17, 2017.
Helping to Stamp Out Hunger in Arlington, Arlington Connection, May 16, 2017.
Chamber members aid non-profits at Volunteer Arlington Day, InsideNOVA, May 10, 2017.
Neighborhood Day Set For Saturday Across Arlington, ARLNow, May 8, 2017.
Falls Church Feeds the World on April 23, Falls Church News-Press, March 24, 2017.
Advon Real Estate Hosts 7th Annual Heart + Pints Bazaar for Arlington Food Assistance Center, ARLNow.com, March 20, 2017
Arlington Food Center Spring Garden Kick-off Set, Falls Church News-Press, March 17, 2017.
Empty Bowls in Arlington, Arlington Connection, February 7, 2017.
The Spirit of Giving: Food First, DC Luxury Magazine, November 2016.
Volunteers & Partners: Making a Difference for APS, Arlington Public Schools Newsletter, November 2016.
Va. non-profit seeks help to raise money for new van to deliver food for families in need, FOX5 DC, November 30, 2016.
Hari Sreenivasan visits AFAC Turkey Distribution, Facebook Live, November 15, 2016.
Virtual Food Drive Can Amplify Your Donations, NBC4 Washington, November 8, 2016.
AFAC adjusts staff to meet additional need, InsideNOVA, October 14, 2016.
Arlington day-laborer center celebrates 16 years of service, InsideNOVA, October 1, 2016.
AFAC to host Bar Olympics fund-raiser, InsideNOVA, September 23, 2016.
AFAC readies fall golf tournament, InsideNOVA, September 16, 2016.
AFAC to host events for Hunger Action Month, InsideNOVA, August 30, 2016.
AFAC’s Meng, religious organizations to be honored by SEEC, InsideNOVA, August 29, 2016.
Healthy-food initiative reaps a harvest in Arlington, InsideNOVA, July 19, 2016.
Grow Your Own, Arlington Magazine, July-August 2016 Issue.
Extraordinary Teen Awards 2016, Blaise Sevier, Arlington Magazine, July-August 2016 Issue.
Helping our food-insecure Arlington neighbors, Grace in 30 - WERA 96.7FM, June 15, 2016.
Behind the Scenes at Taste of Arlington, ARLNow, May 13, 2016.
Taste of Arlington 2016 to Feature 400-Foot “Street Pub”, ARLNow, March 2, 2016.
Report: Striking Increase in Arlington Residents Seeking Assistance, Connection Newspapers, March 1, 2016.
Arlington's nonprofits prove cost effective and collaborative, report says, Washington Post, February 17, 2016.
Though gardens, schools integrate lessons in science, the environment, Washington Post, December 20, 2015.
‘Traveling Santa’ is Making His Way Around Arlington, ARLNow, December 9, 2015.
Save The Date: Shirlington Tree Lighting Festival, ARLNow, November 12, 2015.
Letter: Scouting For Food, Connection Newspapers, November 4, 2015.
Arlington: Chiefs Face Off Against Chefs At Fundraiser, Connection Newspapers, November 4, 2015.
Chefs Beat Out Firefighters in Charity Cooking Competition, ARLNow, October 29, 2015.
Spotluck to Donate $5 to AFAC For New Downloads Through Wednesday, ARLNow, October 27, 2015.
Annual ‘Scouting for Food’ efforts approaches, InsideNOVA, October 26, 2015.
Her Service Continues…, DC Military Magazine, October 26, 2015.
Firefighters Take On Local Chefs In Annual Cooking Competition, ARLNow, October 19, 2015.
Mount Vernon Brief: Mormons Participating in 5th Annual Day to Serve, Connection Newspapers, October 8, 2015.
Don’t Let Panhandlers in the Median Leave You Feeling Divided, Arlington County Newsroom, September 3, 2015.
September is Affordable Housing and Hunger Action Month, ARLNow, August 31, 2015.
Book Blast Brings Summer Reading to At-Risk Kids, Washington Post, August 19, 2015.
AFAC Works With Local Companies To Feed Families, ARLNow, July 28, 2015.
Spotluck Potluck Feeds Arlington Families, ARLNow, July 23, 2015
Boulevard Manor Neighborhood Day Set for June 6, Falls Church News-Press, May 27, 2015.
Taste of Arlington Returns on Sunday, ArlNow, May 13, 2015.
Family-Friendly Taste of Arlington Set for Sunday, Arlington Patch, May 12, 2015.
Arlington – Alexandria news in brief, Washington Post, May 6, 2015.
Local Volunteers Assist Nonprofits on Volunteer Arlington Day, Arlington Connection, April 28, 2015.
Chamber Members Fan Out for Volunteer Arlington Day, InsideNOVA, April 28, 2015.
A Special Worship with the Executive Director of AFAC, April 26, Arlington Church of the Brethren, March 23, 2015.
IEC Gives Back at Arlington Food Assistance Center, IECI, March 23, 2015.
Donnellan Proposes $1.16 Billion Budget, No Change in Real Estate Tax Rate, ArlNow, February 19, 2015.
Arlington Democrats score success in cereal-collection initiative, InsideNOVA, February 3, 2015.
Residents of Station Square Collect Dozens of Non-Perishable Food Items to Donate to AFAC, Arlington Parks and Recreation, January 23, 2015.
MedTech College Hosts ‘Souper-Bowl’ Food Drive Through Jan. 30, Falls Church News-Press, January 19, 2015.
Say ‘MLK’ at Ben’s Chili Bowl to Get 10 Percent Off, ArlNow, January 12, 2015.
Around Town: Tech Cocktail’s Holiday Awards Party, Washington Life Magazine, December 17, 2014.
Editorial: Holidays Are for Giving, Connection Newspapers, December 16, 2014.
Hilton Garden Inn to Host Breakfast with Santa in Arlington, Arlington Patch, December 15, 2014.
Fair offers chance to help charities, WTOP, December 11, 2014.
AFAC sees record number of families needing food across Arlington, InsideNOVA, December, 4, 2014.
Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Giving Back & Helping Those in Need, Falls Church News-Press, November 26, 2014.
Arlington Commentary: Giving Thanks for Anti-Hunger Programs, Connection Newspapers, November 24, 2014.
In Arlington, unsettling questions about divisions between the haves and the have-nots, Washington Post, November 23, 2014.
Nats fans make 9-foot homage to Jayson Werth out of $3800 worth of canned seafood, Washington Post, November 18, 2014.
Needy families receive free Thanksgiving turkeys at the Arlington Food Assistance Center, WJLA, November 17, 2014.
Thanksgiving Help for Those in Need, Connection Newspaper, November 12, 2014.
3rd Annual Chiefs vs. Chefs fundraiser, Arlington Magazine, September/October Issue.
Chiefs vs. Chefs, Arlington Connection, October 8, 2014.
Chefs edge out firehouse cooks in annual AFAC fundraiser, InsideNOVA, October 3, 2014.
Local Cooks Win Big at ‘Chiefs vs. Chefs’ Anti-Hunger Benefit, ARLnow, October 2, 2014.
Ben’s Chili Bowl to Host ‘Community Day’ on Saturday, ARLnow, October 2, 2014.
Garden Tools can now be Borrowed from Central Library, ARLnow, September 26, 2014.
Charity Receives Bumper Crop of Aid from Arlington House Garden, U.S. Army, September 26, 2014.
Charity Receives Bumper Crop of Aid from Arlington House Garden, DVIDS, September 25, 2014.
‘Chiefs vs. Chefs’ line-ups ready as culinary competition nears, InsideNOVA, September 18, 2014.
Park Service, AFAC team up to provide bounty for those in need, InsideNOVA, September 16, 2014.
Mark Warner defends Arlington’s ‘soul,’ Politico, September 12, 2014.
AFAC: Need for food services still high in Arlington, InsideNOVA, September 2, 2014.
AFAC’s ‘Chiefs vs. Chefs’ to be back for a third year, InsideNOVA, September 2, 2014.
AFAC Expands Program To Fight Child Hunger, ARLnow, August 12, 2014.
Arlington Democrats Ramp Up Cereal-Collection Initiative, InsideNOVA, June 13, 2014.
AFAC Seeing Record Demand, May Exceed Food Budget, ARLnow, June 3, 2014.
AFAC annual Spring Fundraiser, Arlington Magazine, June 3, 2014.
Arlington’s Little House in the Big Woods, Washington Post, May 7, 2014.
Hunger is No Joke fundraiser with White Ford Bronco, Clarendon Nights, April 4, 2014.
Arlington church to hold annual Kids’ Stuff Sale, InsideNOVA, March 29, 2014.
Soldiers Deliver 700 Pounds of Food to AFAC, On Foot, ARLnow, February 24, 2014.
NCC Donates to AFAC at Shirlington’s “Light up the Village”, NCC, December 26, 2013.
Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Helping Families in Need, Falls Church News-Press, November 27, 2013.
Opportunities to Serve Others on Thanksgiving, The Connection to your Community, November 26, 2013.
NCC attends and sponsors Chiefs vs. Chefs Cooking Challenge, National Capital Contracting, November 12, 2013.
Cans for Hunger, The Arlington Connection, November 6, 2013.
Library to Donate Fines to AFAC Next Week, ARL, October 29, 2013.
Chiefs vs. Chefs 2013, Arlington Magazine, September-October 2013.
Demand for food bank help in Arlington is higher than expected, Washington Post, October 22, 2013.
Chiefs vs Chefs AFAC fundraiser at Ballroom, Clarendon Nights Blog, October 16, 2013.
Help us report on America’s food banks, The Guardian, October 16, 2013.
We run food pantries in American cities. Have any questions for us? The Guardian, October 16, 2013.
Arlington board chairs speaks out against Redskins name, Washington Business Journal, October 2, 2013.
AFAC Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Growing Donations, ARLnow, October 1, 2013.
AFAC Needs Cereal, Other Staple Foods, ARLnow, September 3, 2013.
Reevesland Recommended to Become Learning Center, The Connection, June 19, 2013.
Advocates Plead for Funding at Budget Hearing, ARLnow, March 27, 2013
Hunger is No Joke fundraiser at Cafe Asia April 5, Clarendon Nights, February 28, 2013
Obama asks nation to honor King on Saturday with day of service, Washington Times, January 14, 2013.
Miracle on 23rd Street Celebration, Arlington Connection, December 12, 2012
Huge Growth Of Food Stamps In Northern Virginia Spurs Debate, WAMU 88.5, December 5, 2012
ACFD Holding Food Drive for AFAC, ARLnow, Novemer 26, 2012
Boy Scouts Will be “Scouting for Food” on Saturday, Arlnow, November 9, 2012
Family Friendly Halloween Events in Arlington, ARLnow, October 24, 2012.
The 3-Minute Interview: Charles Meng, Washington Examiner, September 4, 2012
AFAC Plans Events for Hunger Action Month, ARLnow, August 29, 2012
Arlington students and residents turn their lawns into lettuce gardens, Washington Post, June 13, 2012
Events Planned for Neighborhood Day on Saturday, ARLnow, May 8, 2012
Young Professionals Holding AFAC Fundraiser Tonight, ARLnow, March 30, 2012
PSC Members Give Back with Help from JAMIS Software Corporation, Business Wire, December 22, 2011
Make a food donation while riding the bus, ARLnow, December 6, 2011
ABBIE award winners announced, ARLnow, November 29, 2011
Moran ‘Pitches-in’ at Arlington Food Assistance Center, Clarendon-Courthouse-Rosslyn Patch, November 14, 2011
AFAC begins distributing Thanksgiving meals to needy families, ARLnow, November 14, 2011
Jim Pitches In: Arlington Food Assistance Center,Congressman Jim Moran Flickr site, November 14, 2011
Arlington Food Bank Sees Record Demand, Washington Post — October 10, 2011
As recession lingers, AFAC hits all-time high, ARLnow, September 21, 2011
Top Chef Fresh, Washington Life Magazine, August 3, 2011
Giving Through Growing, Cookography, August 3, 2011
Mondavi salutes local hero, WELOVEDC, July 28, 2011
AFAC Requests Produce Donations, ARLNow, June 22, 2011
Fresh Produce Donations Requested by AFAC, WUSA9, June 21, 2011
Arlington Co. Elementary Packs Weekend Meals for Homeless Students, WAMU 88.5, April 15, 2011
More Arlington residents still in need, Washington Post, March 31, 2011
Food Banks Swamped by Demand, Washington Post, November 22, 2010