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 3,000 local families in need each week.
We are able to provide food with help from the community.
NEWS, EVENTS & ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Documentary featuring Food for Others wins Best Documentary at Beyond the Curve International Film Festival
In the fall, Food for Others partnered with a George Mason University Public Relations class. One of the students, Layth Alwatban, created a short documentary about Food for Others’ COVID-19 response. He submitted it to the Beyond the Curve International Film Festival and won Best Documentary! Click here to watch the film.
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!
This April, Food for Others is partnering with ICNA Relief in Alexandria to provide a few key, culturally important food items to families observing Ramadan. ICNA Relief is a national organization which works to alleviate human suffering through programs which provide food, transitional housing, health services, school supplies, disaster relief, and Muslim family services. Over the last year,
One year after the first closures of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are looking forward to returning to normalcy in the months ahead. However, thousands of local families are still recovering from the financial losses they suffered during the initial lockdowns. And many people’s lives are still disrupted entirely. The New York times took a look at how
Food for Others has partnered with She Believes in Me, a local organization that supports young girls, to start a food pantry at their location in Herndon. She Believes in Me primarily works to empower and teach life skills to girls but they’ve added food distributions to their services to help families struggling as a result of the