AFAC Updates

AFAC Announces Partnership with Homestretch; First Food Distribution Outside Arlington

December 1, 10:25 am

The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) is partnering with Homestretch, a nonprofit organization located in Falls Church, to provide free nutritious groceries to recently housed families on the path towards…

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AFAC Updates Two Sites to Increase Access to Food for Clients

December 1, 10:25 am

AFAC is excited to announce that two existing food distribution sites will now be opened up to the wider community, making them more accessible to any Arlington resident in need. …

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Home Delivery Program Reaches 10,000th Delivery

December 1, 10:25 am

In April 2022, we made our 10,000th delivery of groceries through our Home Delivery program! Established in March 2020, the Home Delivery program was created in direct response to the…

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Thursday Evening Food Distribution Closed – April 28

December 1, 10:25 am

On Thursday, April 28, the evening food distribution (6 – 7 pm) will be canceled for one day only due to a special event. The daytime distribution (9:30 am –…

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AFAC Gleaning at Local Farmers’ Markets in 2022

December 1, 10:25 am

We are excited to pick up donations from Farmers’ Markets once again! During the peak farmers’ market season, AFAC sends volunteers to glean or collect produce donations from vendors at…

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Annual Client Survey, 2022 Report

December 1, 10:25 am

Every year, the AFAC conducts an in-depth survey to gather client feedback. Responses help AFAC adapt its services and programs to best meet the needs of the community. Surveys were…

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AFAC Reopens Food Distribution at The Springs and Tuesday Evenings at Nelson

December 1, 10:25 am

AFAC is partnering with the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) to reopen a food distribution center at The Springs apartment complex on Wednesday afternoons, starting April 6. Residents at…

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An Empty Bowls Letter From Charlie Meng, AFAC’s CEO

December 1, 10:25 am

Unfortunately once again, Empty Bowls is a virtual event this year. I say unfortunately because this has always been my favorite annual AFAC event. It is a time when we…

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AFAC’s Thanksgiving Media Coverage

December 1, 10:25 am

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 –…

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