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Our Mission

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.

News & Events

The Food Justice Movement and Farm Workers

If you’ve been following along with our Food Justice series, you may be excited to hear that we’ve reached the third aspect of food justice – Justice for farm workers. “Farmworkers are an essential part of our food system, yet one that remains unseen. They work long, hard days, handling dangerous equipment and chemicals all

A Message From Executive Director Annie Turner on P3’s 10th Anniversary

Dear Power Packers, Words cannot express my gratitude for your service to the children in our community throughout the years. Your commitment to the students we serve is truly admirable. Because of your diligence and blood, sweat, and tears (yes, we’ve had all of these), you’ve ensured that 25,000 students didn’t go hungry over the

Sustainable Steps

What is a sustainable food system? How can we change our existing food system to make it more sustainable? These are the questions food justice leaders ask themselves in their work to build a sustainable food system. Sustainable food systems are the second element of food justice work according to the Brooklyn Law Center. The

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