Earth Day

Reusable Bag - Earth Day
Earth Day is April 22, but you can donate your new or gently-worn and freshly-laundered reusable shopping bags anytime!


A Special Message From Charles Meng

  “Throughout our 25-year history, AFAC has been devoted to serving all who come to our doors for help. We remain firmly committed to this principle, but this unprecedented increase in demand for AFAC’s services presents a challenge we cannot meet alone. I ask you visit our website: to see how you can help AFAC by donating your time, your food, or your resources.” Read more…



Body By ginny 5k

Saturday, April 26, 7:30AM

Was one of your new year’s resolutions to get more fit?  Here’s a way to have fun with your family or friends and support AFAC at the same time. Body by Ginny hosts its annual 5K at Potomac Overlook Regional Park at 7:30am on Saturday, April 26th. Join fellow Arlingtonians in a challenging 5K Obstacle Course. Fun for all fitness abilities!

Learn more, register or volunteer here

Stamp out hunger

Saturday, May 10

logo_soh Mark your calendar for the 22nd Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 10. Leave a bag of non-perishable food by your mailbox for your letter carriers to collect. All food collected in Arlington will be delivered to AFAC.

Vive la vie boheme!


Carnival 2014 Invitation AFAC’s Spring Carnival travels to Paris for a turn-of-the-century cabaret.  Join us and be entranced by stunning aerialists, splendorous acrobats, sumptuous bouchees, and of course Can-Can! Illusionist Max Major returns to guide us as we explore the sidewalks and showcase of La Belle Epoque — all to help feed our neighbors in need. Attire of black, white, or red, preferred. RSVP to by May 22, 2014.  Tickets can be purchased online.