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VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION PICNIC

SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 5-7PMsmall watermelon

We invite all of our volunteers to join us for our annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic! Come for the great food, music by Suburban Hearts, fun, and camaraderie!  The picnic will be held on the street in front of AFAC, 2708 S. Nelson Street, rain or shine. Spouses, partners, and children are welcome! RSVP here.

Have a tasty pumpkin recipe? Participate in our second annual Pumpkin Cooking Contest.

You’ve probably seen the shelves of canned pumpkin when you come to volunteer. Let’s have fun with them. Please cook your favorite pumpkin recipe (soup, bread, cookies, cheesecake, etc) and bring it to the picnic. Our Volunteers of the Year will serve as judges. The winner will receive bragging rights and a fabulous prize. Contest Rules.

THANK YOU SEED DONORS!

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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.

BEST OF ARLINGTON 2015

WINNER: BEST NONPROFIT
WINNER: BEST BOSS

Best of Arlington 2015Thank you to the Sun Gazette for voting AFAC as the best nonprofit and for voting our Executive Director, Charles Meng, as the best boss!  We are honored to have been chosen Best in Arlington 2015!

 

‘HUNGER DOESN’T TAKE A BREAK!’
FOOD DRIVE

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SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 10-4

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Hunger doesn’t take a break and neither should you! Help AFAC fill a van with heart-healthy non-perishables at Whole Foods, 2700 Wilson Blvd. Your donations will ensure that your Arlington neighbors will have food on their plates this summer.

Current food needs:
Low sodium tomato products (diced, sauce, paste)
Low sodium canned tuna
Low sodium canned beans
Low sugar cereal

AFAC GOLF TOURNAMENT

THURSDAY, SEPt 24, 1:30PM
WESTFIELDS GOLF CLUB – CLIFTON, VA

Westfields Golf Club (1)Join AFAC for a day of golf in beautiful Clifton, VA.  Our 1st Annual AFAC Golf Tournament will take place at Westfields Golf Club, 13940 Balmoral Green Avenue, Clifton, VA 20124.  You can register to play or to become a sponsor online.  Email jmasci@mcleanmortgage.com for more information.

SPONSOR PURCHASED FOOD

Your group can help shine a light on hunger!
SPF-ChurchofAscensionClick here to read more about how you can sponsor a large donation of produce or dry goods and bag it in preparation for distribution.  Email development@afac.org to set up your SPF today!