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.



Thank You TD Charitable Foundation!

Food for Others would like to send a very special thank you to the TD Charitable Foundation which donated $15,000 to Food for Others’ Power Pack Program as part of their Ready Challenge.
The foundation has been a generous contributor to our mission for several years & we are so grateful to have their support!

Get Early Bird Tickets to Flights for Food!

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.

Where: Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030
When: February 20, 2020 @ 7 p.m.

Comedy Cornucopia

Jokes on Tap presents Comedy Cornucopia: a comedy show to benefit Food for Others! 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to FFO.

Get your tickets now: $10 Advance / $15 Day of!

Where: Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave E, Vienna, Virginia 22180
When: Wednesday, November 27, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Check Out Hunger at Wegmans!

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.

Where: Wegmans Fairfax, 11620 Monument Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030
When: Sunday, Oct. 20 – Saturday, Dec. 14

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.

Giving Tuesday, December 3, 2019

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.

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A Tale of Two Counties

By |November 12th, 2019|

$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

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Reducing food waste: It can start in our own kitchen cabinets

By |November 7th, 2019|

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

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