Free food banks, soup kitchens and pantries Fairfax County VA.
Free food pantries in the Fairfax County Virginia area offer low-income families a number of resources. Get emergency bags of groceries today, applications to benefit programs including EBT cards, holiday boxes of food and hot meals. Find free food banks and pantries near you in Fairfax County VA.
In order to learn more, you will need to call or stop by, as each pantry, drive thru food bank and soup kitchen will determine eligibility for services. Low-income families, single moms, the elderly and others are the main clients, and they can get a free bag of food, Meals on Wheels home delivery, hygiene stuff and more. Also find a free referral number at the bottom of the page for more information on hunger prevention services in Fairfax County.
Each application is reviewed on a case by case basis. Based on this assessment, the agencies may provide free groceries, applications to SNAP food stamps, baby formula, ensure for senior citizens or even a gift card for the local supermarket.
Most of the centers will distribute food, clothing, personal hygiene and household items, in addition to offering staples to needy families and individuals in Fairfax County Virginia. They can also provide free perishable and nonperishable foods as well as toiletry items to families in need. Or apply for Christmas or Thanksgiving food baskets. Some special meals programs and feeding sites are also available for the low income and even homeless in the region.
Where to get free food and groceries in Fairfax County Virginia
Committee for Helping Others
133 Park St NE, Vienna, VA 22180. Phone number - (703)281-7614
The location coordinates food assistance among local charities, non-profits, and food banks. Counselors and specialists can assist Fairfax County residents in need of help. The non-profit mostly offers referrals and not direct aid.
Fairfax, Food for Others
Address of food pantry is 2938 Prosperity Avenue, Fairfax, Virginia 22031. Phone number - (703)207-9173
McLean, Share, Inc. - A program of Share, Inc.
Address - 1367 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA 22101. Call (703) 229-1414 or main phone number - (703)284-2179
The non-profit offers many resources. Whether it is an application to WIC vouchers or a free holiday meal (Easter, Thanksgiving, or Christmas), some form of support is arranged.
Northern Virginia Family Services
A multiple faced poverty fighting organization. Ge help in applying for SNAP food stamps or WIC vouchers. Or get free baby formula, and emergency bag of groceries, job programs and other help. Find help from Northern Virginia Family Services.
Highview Christian Fellowship Church
4100 Hunt Rd, Fairfax, VA 22032. Dial 703-323-6367
They help low income families, including immigrant and migrant workers. Free canned groceries, perishable fruits or meats, dairy, and other goods are offered. Some paper goods, personal toiletries or household supplies may be offered too.
St. Mary of Sorrows Catholic Church
Address is 5222 Sideburn Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22032. Main phone: 703-978-4141
Non-perishable emergency food, such as cereal, soup, spaghetti, peanut butter and sauce and more. Fairfax County seniors can get Ensure as well for nutrition.
Springfield Church of Christ
7512 Old Keene Mill Rd 22, Springfield, VA 22150. For hours, dial 703-451-4011
Catholic Charities of Fairfax County
Main church is at 3251 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22030. Dial (703) 425-0100 or call 301-864-3115
A number of low income assistance programs and social services are offered. A food pantry and soup kitchen help struggling families with hot meals (including at Thanksgiving or Christmas) as well as surplus commodities like cheese, dairy, meats, and canned groceries. There is a thrift store, financial aid, and more in the region. More on Catholic Charities Fairfax County assistance programs.
Faith Social Services
795 Center St, Herndon, VA, 20170. dial (703) 220-9817
11484 Washington Plz W #120, Reston, VA, 20190. Dial (571) 323-1410
They are a non-profit community action agency. Grants, free cooking classes, SNAP and WC applications and more is offered. The low income can also use a free pantry to get fresh foods, groceries, meals and nutritious item. Or apply for Commodity Supplemental Food Program as well as free cheese, milk, and other government commodities.
Lutheran Church of the Abiding Presence
Address is 6304 Lee Chapel Rd, Burke, VA, 22015. Dial (703) 455-7500
Greater Morning Star Apostolic Church
7929 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA, 22306. Dial (913) 680-7968
Calvary Christian Church
9800 Old Keene Mill Road, Burke, VA, 22015. Call (703) 455-70412
A year round free food banks is on site. Call for hours. Get Boxed or Canned Juices, Cereal, Canned soups and stews, and other goods. A soup kitchen for hot meals is on site, including for the homeless. Or get free Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets.
SVDP of Fairfax County and northern VA
There are multiple parishes. The poor, unemployed, people with no money and others in Fairfax County can get free food, hot meals, shelf-stable food, personal items such as soap or detergent, and more. There may be rice, pasta, infant formula, milk, eggs and other goods.
- St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Timothy Conference - Location of pantry is 13807 Poplar Tree Rd. , Chantilly, VA 20151. Phone number - 800-873-0613. The food pantry is open the 3rd Saturday of the month from 10:30 AM to noon. For other than food assistance (such as referrals to low income monetary programs), please call 800-873-0613.
- St Vincent De Paul Society of St Leos Conference - 3700 Blenheim Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030. Dial (703) 273-5369 or 703-352-2324
Columbia Center for Missions
Main address - 103 W Columbia St, Falls Church, VA 22046. Dial (703)534-5700
Fairfax Pregnancy Help Center
3919 Blenheim Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030. Call (703) 278-5433 or phone number - (703)323-8060
Provides free food for women, children, babies, and others. For example, the center may have baby formula, diapers, and other hygiene items can be distributed too.
Location of food pantry - 11215 Lee Highway, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 . Dial - (703)591-1600
Fairfax Fish Inc
P O Box 2254, Fairfax VA, 22031. Phone: 703-222-0880
Several churches in Fairfax County feed the less fortunate. They include Saint Stephen's United Methodist Church, Providence Presbyterian, Little River United Church of Christ and others. Everything from diapers to dairy, pasta and spaghetti, and other items are available.
- St. Stephen's United Methodist Church - 9203 Braddock Rd, Burke, VA, 22015. Phone Number: (703) 310-8550
Salvation Army of Fairfax County – Not only runs a food pantry on site, but also a thrift store as well as soup kitchen. It can help people in need apply for government assistance programs, such as food stamps and more. Or get free Easter, Thanksgiving or Christmas meals. Another program in high demand is for school supplies and coats as well as free summer snacks for students. Click here for details on the Salvation Army back to school program, and how they partner with retailers like Target.
There are multiple sites. One is at 4915 Ox Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Phone number - (703)385-8700. Or find other free food pantries from Salvation Army Fairfax County.
- Salvation Army, Alexandria - Main location address - 1804 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301. Call (703) 836-2427 for centers hours, and qualifications on how to get free food, groceries and perishable items. Supports most of Fairfax County.
Chantilly Baptist Church
14312 Chantilly Baptist Lane, Chantilly, VA, 220175. Phone Number: (703) 554-9895
La Iglesia de Santa Maria
7000 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA, 22042. Call (703) 999-1941
Way of Faith Christian Training Center INC.
8800 Arlington BLVD, Fairfax, VA, 22031. Phone: 703-573-7221
Emergency boxes of food meet nutritional needs. Kids and students out on bring can also get snacks, and there is a weekend backpack program. The service in Fairfax County is called the Food Bridge Program. It is short term, emergency relief while the family waits on other long term support such as food stamps. Referrals are needed from social workers, and assistance may be provided for up to 6 months.
Groveton Baptist Church
6511 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA, 22306. Phone Number: (703) 768-9084
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church
3305 Glen Carlyn Road, Falls Church, VA, 22041. Phone Number: (571) 471-3194
Western Fairfax Christian Ministries
Location - WFCM 4511 Daly Dr, Chantilly, VA, 20151. Call the church at (703)988-9656
Children, seniors, the unemployed and those who are struggling may get a bag full of groceries or a hot meal. There are also free drive thru and mobile pantries, partnerships with Feeding America and other resources.
Coordinated Services Planning (CSP)
Address - 8350 Richmond Hwy Ste 505, Alexandria, VA 22309. Main number - (703)222-0880
Ecumenical Community Helping Others-ECHO
Food pantry address is 7205 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield, VA 22150. Telephone number - (703)569-9160
Many local churches make up this Fairfax County food pantry. There is soup, cereal, fruits, and non-perishable groceries. Clients range from single moms to the elderly or immigrants in northern Virginia.
Koinonia Foundation, Inc.
Foundation/pantry address is 6037 Franconia Road , Alexandria, VA 223102. Main phone number - (703)971-1991
Capital Area Food Bank –
Address is 6833 Hill Park Drive, Lorton, Virginia 22079. Phone number - (703)541-3063
This may be the leading pantry in Fairfax County. Thousands of families living in poverty may be assisted. Get information on everything from Summer Food Service Program to Meals on Wheels.
Culmore United Methodist Church
3400 Charles St, Falls Church, VA, 22041. Dial (703) 966-6148
Iglesia Pentecostal Cristo Vive
3330 Holloman RD, Falls Church, VA, 22042. Call (703) 981-2509
The poor, immigrants and migrant workers can get a free hot meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner) as well as food from the pantry. There is canned tuna, meat, chick, Salsa and cultural meals. Or get clothes, soap, and hand sanitizer or cleaning items - in addition to a free box of groceries.
Grace Ministries - Culmore
5901 Lessburg Pike, Falls Church, VA, 22041. Dial (703) 220-5907
Burke United Methodist Church
6200 Burke Centre Parkway, Burke, VA, 22015. Call (703) 250-6100
Woodlawn United Methodist Church
7730 Fordson Road, Alexandria, VA, 22306. Phone Number: (571) 236-1627
St. Anne's Episcopal Church
1700 Wainwright Drive, Reston, VA, 20190. Dial (925) 323-7084
Assistance programs include canned and shelf stable foods, cereal, fresh eggs, or bread. There are Meals on Wheels for disabled people, frozen meat, and fresh fruit and vegetables as well as pet food.
Sterling, Virginia 220167
Dial this pantry at (703)437-1776
Operation Homefront, Northern Virginia Chapter
Operation Homefront, N VA PO Box 650220
Sterling, VA 20165
Main number - (800)779-5903
This is for military personnel, veterans, and their families. Call for food, household products, baby formula, and much more. Social workers can also help people apply for government programs as well.
United Community Ministries, Inc.
Address of church is 7511 Fordson Road
Alexandria, VA 22306
Phone number: (703)768-7106 Ext 318
Lorton Community Action Center
9518 Richmond Hwy. P. O. Box 154
Lorton, Virginia 22199
Community action agencies can offer food, meals, and groceries, among other services. Many agencies can oftentimes direct working poor and low income to other types of financial assistance programs. Many of these other programs can also offer clothing, household items, and other products too.
Community Church Christian Ministries
Main church address - 19790 Ashburn Rd.
Ashburn, Virginia 20147
Dial (571)209-5000 for information on assistance from your local church, whether that is free food, clothes, or something else. Free holiday and Christmas meals may be offered as well as blankets, linens, and other basic needs.
Grace Episcopal Church
3601 Russell Road
Alexandria Virginia, 22305
For hours, dial 703-549-1980
Annandale Christian Community For Action (ACCA Inc.)
7200 Columbia Pike
Annandale, Virginia 22003
Volunteers may also deliver free food, Christmas or Thanksgiving meals, and other goods to seniors or the homebound.
James Mott Community Assistance Program - JMCAP
11215 Lee Highway,
Fairfax, VA 22030
Low income clients can apply for referrals to the food program by dialing 703-222-0880.
St. Leo the Great Catholic Church
Address of food bank - 3700 Old Lee Highway
Fairfax Virginia, 22030
Main address is 3146 Draper Drive
Fairfax VA, 22031
The Senior Brown Bag program is run. Older adults can get USDA approved groceries and meals, including Ensure.
Columbia Baptist Church
3245 Glen Carlyn Road
Falls Church, VA 22041
Additional free food and meal programs in Fairfax County
If a location is not near you or can’t help, additional free pantries, driv-thrus and food assistance programs are in the northern Virginia area. Receive free meals, canned goods, fresh food, school lunches or breakfast and more. Or get help in applying for public aid or resources from Fairfax County Feeding America. Call 202.526.5344 or (571) 482-4770.
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