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Family Bagging Nights

Check out how children ages 5-11 help support our families in need!

AFAC’s Winter Appeal









Once again the Holidays are upon us and once again we are seeing the great need that exists in our community. This November saw a trifecta of new records. First, the week before Thanksgiving saw a record number of families served – 2,553. The other 3 weeks of the month we also experienced record levels in the number of families served. On average, 2,230 families sought our help each week in November. More ominously, the number of active referrals to AFAC has grown to a new high of 3,481 families. Click to continue reading…


Weather update for Thursday, March 5th:
AFAC is CLOSED today, Thursday, March 5th, due to the impending snow. All morning and evening distributions and volunteer activities will be cancelled.

Noticias del tiempo para el Jueves, 5 de marzo:
AFAC está CERRADO hoy, jueves, 5 de marzo, debido a la nieve inminente.  Todas las distribuciones y actividades voluntarias de jueves, en la mañana y en la noche, serán cancelados.

help vote for AFAC!

AFAC has been nominated to be a potential recipient of funding from the Washington Financial Group Charitable Fund. Please click here to vote for AFAC and help us finish in the top two!

Thank you seed donors!

Special thanks go out to the companies who have generously donated free seeds for the 2015 Plot against Hunger garden growing season: Burpee, Cherrydale Hardware (Arlington VA), Gurney’s Seed and Nursery, Harris Seed, Johnny’s Select, Lake Valley, Pinetree Garden, Southern Exposure, Terroir Seeds, Territorial Seed Company, and Victory Seed.