Bridget

Bridget Snydstrup

About Bridget Snydstrup

Bridget Snydstrup is the Communications Coordinator at Food for Others.
16 06, 2021

Scott Walters Memorial Garden aims to produce 500 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables

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Last spring, when the pandemic caused food insecurity in Fairfax County to increase drastically, Erica Meadows and her husband Scott Walters knew they wanted to do something to help. They decided to use their small garden to grow fresh produce for families without enough food. When a neighbor heard about their plans, he

13 04, 2021

FFO and ICNA Relief provide key items to families observing Ramadan

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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

16 03, 2021

Who is impacted by food insecurity in Northern Virginia?

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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

4 02, 2021

FFO partners with She Believes in Me to start food pantry

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

17 11, 2020

Getting Power Packs to hungry students during online learning

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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

11 08, 2020

Junior Fencing Champion raises “Ton of Food” for Food for Others

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Hadley Husisian is an exceptional 16-year-old. She’s an international fencing champion who has won a Junior World Cup silver medal in Bratislava, Slovakia and a team Cadet World Cup gold medal in Grenoble, France. She is also the current Cadet (under 17) Women’s Epee national champion and ranked #1 in the country at