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Arlington and Alexandria region-Virginia-Free Food pantries /Food Banks

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Free Food pantries /Food Banks

Food banks and free food pantries listed below help families that are facing hunger. The pantries are mostly located at churches and non-profits in the region. Most of the free food pantry locations may have an application process, which usually requires proof of income, residency proof etc. Using donations from the community, and relying on volunteers, the locations may pass out free boxes of food or serve a meal.


Clarendon United Methodist Church
606 North Irving Street
Arlington, Virginia 22201
Telephone number of the food bank – (703)845-8486
The location is also known as the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC). The non-profit may have canned goods and perishable foods, staples, baby formula, and more to eligible Arlington families. Applicants need a referral from a government agency or social services.


Arlington Department of Human Services
2100 Washington Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22204
Call (703)228-1350
This government agency can offer referrals to pantries. They also have applications for SNAP food stamps as well as WIC vouchers. Other programs for addressing hunger or homeless include shelter, hot meals, and transitional homes.


Groveton Baptist Church
Address – 6511 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, Virginia 22306
Dial (703)768-9084 for hours.


USO of Metropolitan Washington
228 McNair Road,
Ft. Myer, VA 22211
(703)696-2628
Only provides food, groceries, clothing and other support to military members in Arlington County as well as veterans. The agency also covers Alexandria.


Arlington Center of Salvation Army
518 South Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22204
(703)-979-3380
Programs include an emergency food banks, Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, and a thrift store. There is also aid for energy bills, gifts for children at Christmas, and more.


Gunston Community Center
2700 South Lang Street
Arlington, VA 22204
(703)-845-8486


Main Arlington Food Assistance Center
2708 South Nelson Street
Arlington, VA 22206
Main phone – (703)845-8486


Columbia Baptist Church
3245 Glen Carlyn Road
Falls Church, Virginia 22041
A client choice location known as Spend Yourself Food Pantry. People select items such as rice, soup, breads, and more. It is only what they need and will use.


Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington
Location is 131 South West Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
For information, dial (703)841-8384
Financial aid for living expenses and bills is combined with a free food pantry and soup kitchen. They also operate a Meals on Wheels service for senior citizens in the region, including Alexandra.


Groveton Baptist Church
6511 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, Virginia 22306
(703)768-9084


Food for Others of Arlington County
Main phone (703)207-9173
The non-profit covers the region, and offer public aid such as free USDA commodities from Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). Referrals are needed.


American Red Cross National Capital Region
8550 Arlington Boulevard
Fairfax, Virginia 22031
(877)272-7337
Supports people with hot meals, drinks, clothing, and more in a disaster.


Salvation Army Alexandria Corps
107 East Bellefonte Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
(703)548-0579
A food pantry and low cost clothing bank are on site. There may also be vouchers for a grocery store, and they also provide Angel Tree Christmas toys for children and meals.


Grace Episcopal Church
3601 Russell Road
Alexandria, VA 22305
Dial (703)549-1980


ALIVE!, ALexandrians InVolved Ecumenically
Address is 2723 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703)837-9300
The church has fresh produce, groceries, milk and staple foods. Up to 5 days of goods are passed out once a month to working poor families. Department of Agriculture income levels are in place, and all households in Alexandra that are currently receiving SSI, SNAP  Food Stamps or Medicaid can use the pantry.


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