New Organization, Cease Hunger, Inc., Assists Area Food Banks

High school student Nirav Ramchandani donated over 820 lbs of food this summer with his organization, Cease Hunger, Inc. Nirav Ramchandani  started Cease Hunger, Inc in May of 2021. Cease Hunger, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) approved nonprofit. After seeing the need for food access grow in their community due to COVID-19, Nirav was inspired to take action. With Cease

5k Results

Our 5k this Sunday was a hit! Thanks to our incredible sponsors, runners, and volunteers we raised over 91k! Our winners: 1st place, female: Meghan Trossen 2nd place, female: Breeann McCusker 3rd place, female: Heidy Senzano 1st place, female (age 13-17): Sasha Osinovsky 1st place, female  (13 and under): Nora Smith 1st place, male: Daniel

5k Registration and Course Map

There’s still time to sign up for our 5k and fun run this Sunday! The 5k will take place at the Tysons Corner Center. It will benefit Food for Others efforts to provide meals for families and children in need. Sign up to have fun while making a difference! Use the link below to register

Your SNAP Benefits are Changing

Upon announcing changes to SNAP EBT beginning October 2021, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack described the plan as an “investment in our nation’s health, economy and security.” Since 2006, SNAP benefits have not changed despite differences in affordability. The benefits program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, was first introduced in 1988. The program, run by the

SNAP Benefits on Amazon

Since its November 2020 start, Amazon’s program to provide food for SNAP members has grown tremendously. Currently, SNAP recipients in 45 states and D.C can utilize Amazon. The program extends to all states except Alaska, Montana, Louisiana, and Hawaii.     SNAP refers to the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. SNAP supplements the food budgets

My Market @ Food for Others

“You’ve got a great set-up here! There’s even a space for the kids. It’s so spacious and organized, I love the recipes and the sheets with all the health food information. This is just fabulous.” – FFO Client Gwen We think the new My Market@ Food for Others is fabulous too. My Market replaces FFO’s

Rx for Food

As the Executive Director of a food bank/pantry, I spend a lot of time thinking about how to reach hungry people in our community. Even though we serve over 30,000 individuals each year, we know that 75,000 people live in poverty in Northern Virginia. That gap keeps me up at night. How do we reach