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Arlington Food Assistance Center

‘Hope Against Hunger’ aims to brighten holidays for those in need

The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) is seeking the public’s support for its holiday “Hope Against Hunger” drive. “The continual rise in grocery prices put an increased strain on all of us . . . crippling to those who...

Scouts to fan out in food-collection drive

The Chain Bridge District of the National Capital Area Council of Boy Scouts is partnering with the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) for the 28th annual “Scouting for Food” drive, which aims to add to the more than 1...

Signature Theatre to aid AFAC with fund-raising performance

The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) is partnering with Signature Theatre for a Nov. 20 fund-raiser with a musical-theater twist. Half the purchase price for all tickets sold for the Nov. 20 matinee (2 p.m.) performance of Signature’s production of...

CROP Walk back in person for first time since 2019

Religious organizations and individuals across Arlington will gather on Oct. 15 for the 45th annual Arlington CROP Hunger Walk, with proceeds supporting both local hunger initiatives of the Arlington Food Assistance Center and worldwide hunger-relief efforts. Between the pandemic, population...

Golf tournament raises $115,000 to support AFAC

The eighth annual fund-raising golf tournament to support the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) raised nearly $115,000 in net proceeds that will boost efforts to provide food security to local residents. More than 100 golfers and sponsors helped raise the...

AFAC receives tons of food (literally) from church organization

The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) recently received 39,000 pounds of food through a partnership with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The donation made its way to Arlington from Utah, where the church provides groceries to members...

Annual CROP Walk will aid hunger at local, international levels

The annual Arlington CROP Walk, to benefit hunger initiatives on a local and international scale, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15. The community is invited to participate in 5K and 10K walks throughout the community to raise funds in...

AFAC taps date for annual golf outing

The Arlington Food Assistance Center has announced plans for its eighth annual golf outing, to be held on Sept. 12 at Army Navy Country Club. Williams & Connolly is the title sponsor for the event. For information, see the Website...

‘AFAC’ to expand reach beyond Arlington

For the first time, the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) is expanding its efforts beyond the Arlington community. The organization has announced plans to partner with Homestretch, a non-profit organization based in Falls Church, to provide free nutritious groceries on...

AFAC set to mark service of volunteers

The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) has announced recipients of its annual volunteer-of-the-year honors, to be presented during a recognition ceremony on June 5. “Here at AFAC, volunteers are essential to our operations in helping us feed our neighbors in...
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