Hunger Action Month

Stay tuned for news on events for September 2015!

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September 2014 Events

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Bus tailBe on the lookout for our banners during the month of September on the back of local Metro buses! Take a picture and post on social media with the hashtag #AFACintheWild.

Food Drives

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In 2014, Arlington Transit provided their ART buses for our Stuff the Bus Food Drives at 3 local Giant Grocery Stores (Shirley Park, Lyon Village and Virginia Square). We were able to stuff over 10,000 lbs of non-perishables during these 3 food drives!

At our Drive Away Hunger Food Drive event, we had our AFAC van at the BJ’s Wholesale Club on Wilson Blvd on the last weekend of September.  We were able to collect nearly 4,000 lbs!

You can also help us out by setting up your own Hunger Action Month food drive by registering on our website.

Garden Talks at Central Library

Central Library 1Join us at Arlington Central Library on Wednesdays at 7pm and learn some gardening tips from local experts on how to get the best out of your gardens!

Open House

AFACsignBe on the lookout for our next Open House at our warehouse located at 2708 S. Nelson St.! This is a perfect opportunity for volunteers, both new and not-so-new, to see our facility and to learn more about how we serve our 2,200+ clients every week.

 

Wine Tasting

wineAFAC hosted our annual Wine Tasting event at the Grateful Red Wine Shop. Attendees enjoyed wine and cheese samples and prizes were raffled away at this sold out event!

 

Shred for Bread

shredderA big thank you to Ann Wilson of Keller Williams Realty for hosting a Shred for Bread event at the Arlington Church of the Brethren!

In exchange for cash or can donations, personal documents were shred for free on site.

Film Screening

A Place At The TableAFAC screened the acclaimed documentary on hunger in America, A Place At The Table at the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington.

 

Mug Night at Whitlow’s

pintAFAC’s Young Professionals group hosted a Mug Night at Whitlow’s on Wilson, where portions of every mug sold this night will benefit AFAC.

 

GLEANING

gleaningHelp us harvest on Saturday mornings at farms throughout the area, weather permitting.