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 7th annual Body By Ginny 5k Obstacle Race for AFAC will be on Saturday, April 27 at 7:30am. Run, crawl and jump through the trails at Potomac Overlook Park to capture team ribbons and cross the finish line. Form your team (up to 8 people) and … [Read more...] about BbG 5k Obstacle Walk/Run
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!
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
November and December always mark new milestone with record high numbers of family visits to AFAC. This year, we need your help to ensure every family has a warm meal to gather around. You can help by Donating Funds, Food, and Time. Donate … [Read more...] about Holiday Help for AFAC
Lace up your shoes and run for AFAC! One of the most popular (and fun) 5k races of the year is the Turkey Trot. Starting at Christ Church (3020 N. Pershing) on Thanksgiving morning at 8:00 am, this is a great tradition to start with family and … [Read more...] about Turkey Trot