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508, 2020

More than 100,000 in Fairfax County could face food insecurity due to COVID-19

By |August 5th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Fairfax County, Feeding the hungry, Food for Others|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Fairfax County is predicted to experience the highest growing rate of food insecurity in the DC area this year, according to the Capital Area Food Bank’s 2020 Hunger Report.  Families facing food insecurity do not have consistent access to enough healthy food and as a result, they may start eating less food, cutting out meat or vegetables, feeding

2207, 2020

Boy Scouts Renovate Produce Garden

By |July 22nd, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Fairfax County, Feeding the hungry, Food for Others|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

After last year’s growing season, Food for Others’ community garden at Bo White in Annandale needed a good cleaning and renovation to be able to grow more produce for families in need this summer. Eagle Scout candidate Joey Powell took on the project and organized a group of volunteers to restore the community garden. The project was originally

2104, 2020

5 Marathons to Feed Others

By |April 21st, 2020|Categories: Feeding the hungry, Food for Others|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Fairfax Hospital nurse, Susan McClanahan, is planning to run 5 marathons in 5 weeks to raise money to help Food for Others meet the increased need for food in Northern Virginia due to the COVID-19 pandemic. McClanahan will be running 26.2 miles on May 24th, June 7th, June 12th, June 20th and June 24th. “I was originally planning

704, 2020

Food for Others partners with restaurant 2941 during COVID-19

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Fairfax County, Food for Others|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Upscale restaurant 2941 and Food for Others are only two miles apart, but a world apart in every other way. Named as one of the 100 Very Best Restaurants by Washingtonian Magazine in 2017, 2941 is helmed by Executive Chef Bertrand Chemel, a classically trained French chef who worked under Daniel Boulud. The restaurant is surrounded by gorgeous

1703, 2020

The View from Inside Food for Others during COVID-19

By |March 17th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s 8:15 on Tuesday morning and Food for Others staff are starting to arrive and gear up for the day. Like everyone else, we’re wondering if the day will unfold how we expect or if everything will change like has been happening so often over the past few days. This place definitely doesn’t look like it did two

1103, 2020

Fairfax Diapers

By |March 11th, 2020|Categories: Fairfax Diapers|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

At Fairfax Diapers, our goal is to ease the challenge of diaper insecurity and to raise awareness of this need in our community. Since the launch of Fairfax Diapers about 8 months ago, we have distributed over 73,000 diapers to clients receiving food at Food for Others. I became aware of diaper insecurity in Fairfax County throughout my