When you think of corporate social responsibility, what first comes to mind might be a large corporation, like Tom’s Shoes, using its platform to help impoverished communities…
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…
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.
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.
Honoring International Day of the Older Person
Although poverty among older adults isn’t frequently discussed, a significant portion of older adults struggles with food insecurity. Food insecurity can be a point of shame for older adults as it challenges their self-reliance.
Bike Fundraiser on Behalf of Food for Others
Arjun Gowder’s Bike Ride Fundraiser was a tremendous success this year. After raising $250 last year, Arjun more than doubled his fundraising goal this year. The ride had a turnout of 34 people, beginning at 10:00 am on Sunday, October 17th. He raised $714.90, and his parents have agreed to match the funds raised. With
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
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