March 2022
AFAC Named Best of the Best!
AFAC was named Best of the Best by Arlington Sun Gazette readers in two categories: Best Non Profit/Civic Support Center & Best Place to Volunteer. Thank you to all who voted for AFAC and for recognizing our work in the community!
Staff Updates
Help us welcome three new AFAC staff members! Starting from the left, Derian is our new staff Driver, Tyler is our new Warehouse Assistant, and Chabeli is our new Volunteer Coordinator. We are excited to have them on our team!
Food Drive at BJ's
April 2 & 3
We will be at BJ's Wholesale Club (6607 Wilson Blvd) on April 2 & 3 between 10am - 4pm on both days. Stop by and select extra items to donate and help us feed our neighbors in need!
Food Drive at Safeway
April 23 & 24
AFAC volunteers will be at the Cherrydale Safeway (3713 Langston Blvd) on April 23 & 24 from 10am -4pm. If you are interested in volunteering for a 2 hour shift, please sign up using the online calendar or send an email to
Shining a Light on Hunger
April 28
AFAC's annual Spring Event, Shining a Light on Hunger, is on Thursday, April 28 at the Army Navy Country Club. To become a sponsor or to learn more, click here.
Stamp Out Hunger
May 14
After a 2 year hiatus, the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive event is returning in May! AFAC will be partnering with our local letter carriers on Saturday, May 14. Leave food donations by your door and your local postal worker will collect the food, which will make its way to AFAC. Stay tuned for more information.
Special Thanks
Thank you to congregation members of The Falls Church Episcopal for helping us bag produce last weekend at their church through AFAC's Sponsor Purchased Food (SPF) program! We appreciate their continued support!

If you have a company, church, or other group that is interested in participating in our SPF program, click here to read more.
Thank You to our Spring Event Sponsors!
Polaris Sponsor
A New Day Sponsors
George & Sue Covucci
Dan Martino
Jason & Amy Ruggiero
A Ray of Light Sponsors
John Andelin & Ginger Geoffrey
Daphne Papamichael & Tim Nichols
Mamie Papamichael
Beacon of Hope Sponsors
John & Linda Kelleher
Tim & Cindy Matlack
Bobby & Tobi Rozen
Elizabeth & John Slanta
Brian & Courtney Tanenbaum
Spring into Action Sponsors
Jeff Bollman & Tania Downing
Evalyn Carter
Charlie Meng
Edd & Anita Nolen
Jeri Somers
Spotlight on Hunger Sponsors
Bob & Jan Blancato
James Brigagliano & Joan McKown
CJ Frisina
Joan & Tom Kelsch
John Romano & Elaina Newport
Arlene & Larry Spinelli
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