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.



Would you like to help with the Power Pack Program?

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!

402, 2021

FFO partners with She Believes in Me to start food pantry

By |February 4th, 2021|

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 pandemic. Pre-COVID,

1711, 2020

Getting Power Packs to hungry students during online learning

By |November 17th, 2020|

Although Fairfax County Public Schools are online this fall, Food for Others is still providing Power Packs to students facing hunger. When schools moved online in March, many parents of students at Fairfax County Elementary Schools were left wondering how to feed their kids without FCPS school-provided lunches. Fairfax County operates daily Grab & Go meal sites and

1908, 2020

FFO expands operations with CARES funding

By |August 19th, 2020|

This year, more than 100,000 families in Fairfax County are predicted to experience food insecurity as a result of COVID-19. At Food for Others, we saw the demand for food quadruple – almost overnight—back in March when schools and workplaces closed unexpectedly. To help us respond to the new need for food in the community, the Community Action

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