Food for Others is monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We are following the guidance of public health professionals on steps we must take to protect the health and safety of our clients, volunteers, and staff members. At this time, FFO is open and operating on a normal schedule. Please click here for a Coronavirus update from the Fairfax County Health Department.
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 2,600 local families in need each week.
We are able to provide food with help from the community.
NEWS, EVENTS & ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Run with us in our VIRTUAL Tysons 5K & Fun Run! Each $30 registration provides rice and beans for 20 families.
When: Friday Sept 25 – Sunday, Sept 27, 2020
Fairfax County is predicted to experience the highest growing rate of food insecurity in the DC area this year, according to the Capital Area Food Bank’s 2020 Hunger Report. Families facing food insecurity do not have consistent access to enough healthy food and as a result, they may start eating less food, cutting out meat or vegetables, feeding
After last year’s growing season, Food for Others’ community garden at Bo White in Annandale needed a good cleaning and renovation to be able to grow more produce for families in need this summer. Eagle Scout candidate Joey Powell took on the project and organized a group of volunteers to restore the community garden. The project was originally
Fairfax Hospital nurse, Susan McClanahan, is planning to run 5 marathons in 5 weeks to raise money to help Food for Others meet the increased need for food in Northern Virginia due to the COVID-19 pandemic. McClanahan will be running 26.2 miles on May 24th, June 7th, June 12th, June 20th and June 24th. “I was originally planning