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 1,800 local families in need each week.

We are able to provide food with help from the community.



Get 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 live music 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.

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

We’re raising money for a Mobile Food Pantry!

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.

Make a donation HERE.

Buy tickets to Empty Bowls!

Join us for our 13th annual Empty Bowls! Enjoy a warm meal and take home a handmade artisan bowl to raise money for hungry families in Northern Virginia. All proceeds will help Food for Others launch its mobile food pantry to reach more people in need of food who cannot make it to the FFO warehouse. Hosted by the Giving Circle of HOPE.
When: April 24, 2020 – 5:30 – 8:00 PM
Where: Floris United Methodist Church, 13600 Frying Pan Road, Herndon, VA 20171

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.

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Flights for Food: behind the scenes

By |February 12th, 2020|

It’s eight days and counting until our Flights for Food event. Our office is a mishmash of half-baked centerpieces, auction baskets, auction items that haven’t found their way into baskets, and at least five colors of ribbon. Autographed sports memorabilia are cozying up to bottles of wine, party lights and glue guns. The planning began back in October

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Food for Others is turning 25

By |February 4th, 2020|

Do you remember where you were in 1995? (Perhaps you didn’t exist yet?) A quick Google search turns up a lot of facts about that year, both fun and tragic. The internet was pretty new (check out this Newsweek opinion about how the internet wouldn’t change our reading or shopping habits) and Starbucks released the Frappucino. 1995 was

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Impact of the Farm Bill and Trade on Food for Others

By |January 29th, 2020|

In 2019, twenty percent of the food that Food for Others received to distribute to our neighbors in need came from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA currently provides fresh and nutritious food to the country’s food banks thanks to the four-year Farm Bill signed by the President in 2018 that covers the years 2019-2023. What

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