Come celebrate 30 years with AFAC and help us Shine a Light on Hunger! In 1988, a small group of citizens, along with six congregations, came together to help their local neighbors that were facing many life challenges and struggles. This was the … [Read more...] about Shining a Light on Hunger
The partial federal government shutdown is impacting single adults, families, and children throughout the Washington region. For Arlington residents, the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) is available to supply you with free supplemental … [Read more...] about Resources for Furloughed Workers
Help AFAC collect heart-healthy non-perishable foods. Items like low-sodium soups, vegetables, and proteins (tuna, salmon, chicken, beans) will keep our families and senior clients eating warm meals throughout the winter months! Click here for more … [Read more...] about Help AFAC Stay Heart Healthy!
UPDATE: Tickets are SOLD OUT. Empty Bowls is a luncheon fundraiser for AFAC featuring uniquely designed handmade bowls. The event is held at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church on Super Bowl Sundays. Bowls are created by potters at local ceramics studios. … [Read more...] about Empty Bowls
AFAC has concluded our pickups at local farmers' markets in Arlington for the season. This year, we were able to pick up 55,282 pounds of farm fresh produce that we were able to bag and prepare for our 2,300 families that we currently serve every … [Read more...] about Farmers Market Recap: 2018
It was an unseasonably snowy morning in Arlington, Va., one week before Thanksgiving and two days after the blockbuster announcement that Amazon was coming to the neighborhood. The development news had rocked the county, but those lining up in the … [Read more...] about AFAC Article in Washington Post
The holiday season is a time of thankfulness, celebration, and love. It’s a time when family and friends come together to share in the joyous season of giving. But there are many hungry Arlington families, children, and seniors, that won’t have … [Read more...] about Holiday Meals Campaign
Every year, November and December mark a new milestone with record high numbers of client visits. With more families coming to AFAC in need, we need your help to stock our shelves with healthy non-perishable items. This is a great time of year for … [Read more...] about Holiday Food Drives