More than 75,000 people live in poverty in Fairfax County, one of the Nation’s wealthiest regions.
Food for Others distributes food to more than 1,800 local families in need each week.
We are able to provide food with help from the community.
We are counting on you to help us reach more families in need of food. We have plans to take our emergency food program on the road, bringing a truck fully stocked with groceries to families who cannot get to our warehouse. Will you make a donation to help us launch our mobile food program? It would mean so much to us and the people we serve.
On Tuesday Dec. 3rd, you can make a donation HERE.
Join us at historic Old Town Hall for an evening of local wine, whiskey & beer tastings. Sample the best food and drinks of the region while raising money to feed the hungry. Dance to the music of the P.G. and the Hot Tips and take home some great items from the silent auction. All proceeds will help Food for Others feed needy kids and families in Northern Virginia. Book a ticket for two early and save $10. General admission goes on sale December 24, 2019.
Make a difference while you shop at Wegmans! From Oct. 20 – Dec. 14, when you buy groceries at Wegmans, your cashier will offer you the chance to add a donation to Food for Others. No donation is too small – every dollar counts in the fight against hunger in our community.
4-Star Charity, 5 years in a row!
Financial health and a commitment to accountability and transparency have earned Food for Others its fifth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Since 2002, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations the highest 4-star rating.
We could not have earned this rating without you. Thank you for trusting Food for Others with your time, donations, and support.
How much food do you think you throw away every year? Ten pounds? Twenty pounds? The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that each American tosses out 225-290 pounds of food annually. That’s the weight of two teenagers! You can do the math - a family of four creates roughly one thousand pounds of food waste in a year,
We have an audacious goal at Food for Others this holiday season. We know that there are families in need of food that we’re not reaching, and we’re going to do something about it. We’re counting on you to help. A couple of posts ago, I wrote about the economics of living in our region and how many
A lot of food goes to waste in the typical U.S. family’s kitchen. TIME reported that the average family throws away $640 worth of food every year. That’s enough to feed a family of four for a whole month! At Food for Others, it is important for us to try to reduce this waste in our own homes