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.
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.
Jokes on Tap presents Comedy Cornucopia: a comedy show to benefit Food for Others! 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to FFO.
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.
On Dec. 3rd, Food for Others is asking you to consider the 75,000 residents of Northern Virginia who are struggling to feed their families without assistance. Because of your time, dedication, and generous food donations, we have been able to provide some relief to those families for nearly 25 years. With your financial support, we can continue to impact the lives of our neighbors in need.
On Tuesday Dec. 3rd, you can make a donation HERE.
$114,105 is the amount that a family of four needs to earn to live comfortably in Fairfax County according to the Economic Policy Institute. $33,745 is the maximum amount a family of four can earn in Virginia and still qualify for SNAP (formerly food stamps) benefits. Do you see the gap there? In one Fairfax County, people have
Reducing Food Waste: It can start in our own kitchens I really hate to throw away food. As a volunteer at Food for Others, I’m continually reminded that hunger is very real, food is not free, and each one of us can be a force for good in the fight against hunger. According to the USDA, 31% of
Wegmans in Fairfax has launched its Check out Hunger campaign benefiting Food for Others. From now through December 14, when shoppers check out at Wegmans in Fairfax, cashiers will give them the option to add a donation to Food for Others. For several years, Check out Hunger has helped Food for Others fight food insecurity and hunger in