Volunteering

Volunteer Spotlight – Teen Bagging Night

January 30, 1:19 pm

AFAC offers opportunities for teens aged 14+ to volunteer without a parent in our warehouse. However, it is often hard for teens to find open spots on our online calendar…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Home Deliveries

January 30, 1:19 pm

Our home delivery program started from the pandemic when we recognized that some of our most vulnerable clients would be better served from getting groceries delivered to their homes rather…

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Upcoming Check-in Volunteer Opportunity

January 30, 1:19 pm

Two of our off-sites are looking for reliable and friendly check-in volunteers for their AFAC distributions. One is in the Ballston area (Fridays 11:15-2:30) and one is off of Columbia…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Drivers’ Assistants

January 30, 1:19 pm

AFAC’s drivers are constantly busy picking up and dropping off food throughout the day from off-site distributions and grocery stores.  Off-sites with a larger client base require more help from…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Food Drive Pick-up Volunteers

January 30, 1:19 pm

This month, we are highlighting our Food Drive Pick-up Volunteers. In the fall, lots of people and businesses hold food drives for AFAC, which is wonderful! If you are interested…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Gleaning

January 30, 1:19 pm

From April through November, AFAC sends volunteers gleaning at local farms. So far this year, we have gleaned at JK Community Farm and Clines Farm, but the season isn’t over…

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Home Delivery Packers Needed

January 30, 1:19 pm

AFAC has a robust home delivery program and we pack groceries four days a week for approximately 120 clients. Each client gets a certain quantity of food with some variation…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Summer Teens

January 30, 1:19 pm

Every summer, we have a lot of teenagers who want to help out at AFAC. This year, over 50 teens volunteered as part of our Summer Teen Program. Summer Teens…

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Gleaning season is here!

January 30, 1:19 pm

Every year, AFAC sends volunteers to glean at farms in the Northern Virginia region. Currently, we are sending volunteers to JK Community Farm (in Purcellville, VA) every other Saturday morning…

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