News & Press Releases

AFAC Announces Partnership with Homestretch; First Food Distribution Outside Arlington

October 5, 3:22 pm

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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Food Insecurity Study, 2022

October 5, 3:22 pm

Partnering with AFAC and Arlington County’s Food Security Task Force, the Urban Institute released a research report on improving food security and access in Arlington. This report estimates 7.8% of…

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Annual Client Survey, 2022 Report

October 5, 3:22 pm

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

October 5, 3:22 pm

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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AFAC Named 2022 Best of the Best Non Profit and Place to Volunteer!

October 5, 3:22 pm

AFAC was recognized by Arlington Sun Gazette readers as the Best of the Best in 2022 in the following categories: Best Non Profit/Civic Support Center & Best Place to Volunteer.…

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AFAC’s Thanksgiving Media Coverage

October 5, 3:22 pm

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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AFAC Announces Promotions of Four Staff Members

October 5, 3:22 pm

The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) is pleased to announce the promotion of four of its employees, effective July 1, 2021. Coming off a year when the demand for food…

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AFAC Voted Favorite Local Nonprofit

October 5, 3:22 pm

AFAC was voted “Favorite Local Nonprofit” in the Spring 2021 Arlies Community Awards by readers of ARLNow! We are truly honored. Thank you to everyone who voted and for helping…

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Plot Against Hunger Finds a New Home in 2021

October 5, 3:22 pm

This month, the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) will transition ownership of its Plot Against Hunger program to the Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture (FOUA). Since its inception in 2007,…

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