Every day up to 90,000 people go hungry¬†across Northern Virginia, one of the nation’s wealthiest regions.

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


Va. doctor writes prescriptions for food to help hungry families

Dr. Fred Garner of Burke Pediatrics calls Food for Others the “food pharmacy.” Over the summer of 2017, he partnered with us on an initiative called Rx for Food, because hunger takes no days off. Patients received prescriptions of food and came to Food for Others for assistance. Take a look at the impact we are collectively making on the Fairfax community. Thank you WUSA channel 9 for shedding light on food insecurity and what we are doing to combat this issue.

Food for Others is hiring a 2018-2019 Americorps VISTA

The position will run from February 24, 2018 – February 23, 2019, is full-time and includes benefits.

To apply, click here.

Get the inside scoop!

Host of Channel 10’s Inside Scoop (Fairfax Public Access TV), Kimberli Costabile, speaks with Michele Menapace, Chair of the Fairfax County Community Action Advisory Board (CAAB), which works closely with Food for Others to serve the Northern Virginia community. Food for Others’ own Director of Development and Outreach, John Golden, is also featured in an interview. He discusses our various programs and ways in which we continue to support our neighbors in need. Take a look!

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