Volunteering

Volunteer Update – April 2020

We are so grateful for your willingness to volunteer at this time. However, due to our limited capacity and opportunities, we are no longer accepting volunteer applications. Please check in with us after June 10 to see what our status is.  If you are required to perform community service, please email volunteer4afac@afac.org for specific updates.…

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Volunteer Appreciation Week 2020

Volunteer Appreciation Week is April 19-25. Typically, we would have included some baked goods, maybe a juggler, or a visit of some dogs in therapy training. This year, we had to rethink that. So, welcome to VIRTUAL Volunteer Appreciation Week! See the “assignments” in the graphic above and follow the directions for the day. Click…

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Volunteer COVID Policies

Thank you for volunteering with AFAC! Due to the ongoing pandemic, we have some new rules and guidelines for volunteers. Please follow these rules to keep yourself and others healthy and safe: COVID Precautions: We are continually tweaking our operations to maximize volunteer, client, and staff safety. We have decreased the number of volunteers we…

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2019 Volunteer Arlington Awards

On Tuesday, July 23, Volunteer Arlington hosted their third annual “Arlington Cares: A Celebration of Volunteerism” event and AFAC was well represented! 48 AFAC volunteers were recognized for serving over 100 volunteer hours for the calendar year. We’re so grateful to all of our volunteers who step up in this way and honored that they…

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Volunteers Honored at AFAC’s Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic

June 13, 2019 ARLINGTON, VA – On the evening of Sunday, June 8, more than 200 people gathered into AFAC’s warehouse for a celebration of volunteerism at AFAC’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic. Throughout the course of the year, over 2,000 volunteers serve nearly 50,000 hours of service towards AFAC’s mission of feeding our neighbors in…

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Volunteer Picnic

We had a fantastic turnout at our annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic! Thank you to all of AFAC’s volunteers who help us serve our neighbors in need with dignified access to supplemental groceries. This year’s award winners: Volunteers of the Year: Dick Bauder, Charles Dinkens Volunteer Group of the Year: Claridge House Distribution Team Community Partners…

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