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
We are distributing weekend supplemental food to students for the 2020/21 school year.
We accept assembled P3 packs and donations at our Merrifield warehouse Monday through Friday, during normal operating hours, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm.
For details of suggested foods, assembly, etc. click here.
Food is the #1 need, so we hope you’ll be able to donate any number of packs you can!
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