More than 70,000 people live in poverty in Fairfax County, one of the Nation’s wealthiest regions.
Food for Others distributes food to more than 3,000 local families in need each week.
We are able to provide food with help from the community.
NEWS, EVENTS & ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Documentary featuring Food for Others wins Best Documentary at Beyond the Curve International Film Festival
In the fall, Food for Others partnered with a George Mason University Public Relations class. One of the students, Layth Alwatban, created a short documentary about Food for Others’ COVID-19 response. He submitted it to the Beyond the Curve International Film Festival and won Best Documentary! Click here to watch the film.
Last spring, when the pandemic caused food insecurity in Fairfax County to increase drastically, Erica Meadows and her husband Scott Walters knew they wanted to do something to help. They decided to use their small garden to grow fresh produce for families without enough food. When a neighbor heard about their plans, he offered to let them use
This April, Food for Others is partnering with ICNA Relief in Alexandria to provide a few key, culturally important food items to families observing Ramadan. ICNA Relief is a national organization which works to alleviate human suffering through programs which provide food, transitional housing, health services, school supplies, disaster relief, and Muslim family services. Over the last year,
One year after the first closures of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are looking forward to returning to normalcy in the months ahead. However, thousands of local families are still recovering from the financial losses they suffered during the initial lockdowns. And many people’s lives are still disrupted entirely. The New York times took a look at how