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Our mission is to distribute food to our neighbors in need by mobilizing our giving community and volunteers.

In our nation’s capital area, the high cost of living forces many families who are struggling to make ends meet to choose between spending money for food, or on other basic needs such as housing and healthcare. Since 1995, Food for Others has been helping many of these families.

Food for Others is an important part of Northern Virginia’s safety net for those needing food when an emergency strikes and for the growing number of working poor who need to supplement their inadequate food supplies.

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Prepared with Love: Get to Know the Caterers

“Prepared with love.” That’s how Colette, head chef at ColMoni’s Catering, likes to describe her food. Colette’s company, along with Ladi’s Catering, is providing food for food-insecure seniors this Thanksgiving. On November 22nd, they’re supporting Food for Others and Meals on Wheels’ mission to alleviate hunger.   Through a first-time emergency food provider collaboration led by Western Fairfax Christian

Diabeating Food Insecurity

If you’re new to Fairfax County, along with the abundance of strip malls and parking garages, you may be surprised by something else: the number of dialysis clinics. Dialysis is a treatment offered to people with diabetes experiencing kidney disease. There are many dialysis clinics due to the prevalence of diabetes in the area. Although

Mental Health and Food Insecurity: Connected?

As a food bank, we help people through some of the most difficult times of their lives. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Week, October 3rd through 9th, we’ve chosen to acknowledge the impact of food insecurity on mental health. We hope this information encourages a more compassionate and respectful understanding of people struggling with food insecurity.   First of all, what

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