Alexandria, VA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 329 food pantries in the Alexandria area.

1 Miles Away

Alexandria , VA 22301

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United Community Ministries, Inc.

2 Miles Away

7511 Fordson Road
Alexandria, VA 22306
(170) 376-8710

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Offers vouchers for clothing and furniture, surplus commodities, and SHARE food co-op Also offers case management, parenting classes, family renewal support group, and linkage to free or low-cost summer recreation and camps Serves Southeastern Fairfax County.

Maturity is knowing when to be immature.
-- Randall Hall

Grace Episcopal Church

2 Miles Away

3601 Russell Road
Alexandria, VA 22305
(170) 354-9198

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Provides emergency food for individuals and families in need.

I am only one. But still, I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
-- Edward Everett Hale

Koinonia Foundation, Inc.

2 Miles Away

6037 Franconia Road
Alexandria, VA 22310
(170) 397-1199

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Provides emergency food to persons living in the greater Franconia area.|Individuals and families are able to obtain a grocery cart of food once a month. Includes dry goods as well as some fruit and vegetables Pre-written list is submitted by the individual/family and they are supplied with food they checked on the list.

The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.
-- Michael Korda

Salvation Army Alexandria

2 Miles Away

107 East Bellefonte Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
(170) 354-8057

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Maintains a supply of canned goods and provides vouchers for fresh food in extreme emergencies.

Though I might travel afar, I will meet only what I carry with me, for every man is amirror. We see only ourselves reflected in those around us. Their attitudes and actions are only a reflection of our own. The whole world and its condition has its counter parts within us all. Turn the gaze inward. Correct yourself and your world will change.
-- Kirsten Zambucka

Koinonia Foundation Inc

2 Miles Away

PO Box 30878
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 971-1991

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The Koinonia Foundation, Inc. is the non profit organization which provides both short term emergency assistance and self-sufficiency services to the citizens of the Greater Kingstowne/Franconia area.  They provide emergency assistance with food, clothing, and a financial safety net.  They provide self-sufficiency by offering counseling and education, to break the cycle of poverty.

The Koinonia Foundation, Inc. provides regular service offerings to meet the emergency needs of their community.  Through their Emergency Relief Services, Koinonia serves individuals and families who have experienced a setback due to loss of income, loss of a family member, illness, disability, or other such life-changing event.  Their service to the community is provided through their fully-operational food pantry, emergency clothing and household items from their clothing closet, and emergency financial assistance.Program:Seasonal ProgramsBudget: $9,000Category: Beneficiary CodePopulation Served: Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General Program Description: In addition to their Emergency Relief Services program, they also operate several seasonal programs.  All programs and services are free-of-charge to their clients.  Their Seasonal Programs include: summer camp scholarships for school-age children, back-to-school supplies, clothing and shoes for school-age children, holiday food for individuals and families, and Christmas gifts for children, and birthday celebrations for children of their clients.

When you have them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow.
-- Jerry Martin

Alive Inc

2 Miles Away

2723 King St
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 837-9300

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ALIVE! is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people faced with emergency situations or long-term needs become capable of assuming self-reliant roles in the community,and has been organized to provide the needy of Alexandria, Virginia, with food, furniture, housewares, emergency financial assistance, temporary shelter, and child care;

--Family Emergency Program provided financial assistance for rent, utilities, medicines, transportation and miscellaneous costs to meet 2,197 requests for assistance, with $186,842 --Food Pantry collected $39,816 worth of donated food and made 1,079 deliveries of emergency three-day supplies of food to help 2,255 individuals. --Last Saturday Food Distribution Program gave out 309,367 pounds of food to almost 5,518 households of 14,417 individuals in one year in cooperation with the Capital Area Food Bank. --Child Development Center provided nationally accredited full-day preschool and childcare to support 115 low-income families and their children. --Furniture Program collected and delivered over $75,460 worth of donated furniture to serve 294 families needing beds, dressers, tables, chairs and other basic household necessities. --Housewares Program provided basic household items, which included over 1,100 kitchen items, bed linens, blankets, etc?to serve over 250 households last year. --ALIVE! House provided temporary shelter, case management and life skills training for 31 individuals in the past year, mostly women and children.

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Americans Helping Americans

2 Miles Away

2550 Huntington Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22303
(703) 317-9412

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Americans Helping Americans works in affordable housing communities outlying or within inner cities. They work with networks of rural communities imbedded deep in the mountains of Appalachia. Even though the people they work with may vary in their struggles and experiences, many of their expressed desires for a safe and affordable home, and economic security for themselves and their loved ones, are desires shared throughout America.

1. AHA in Appalachia -- This program serves needy families, disabled and elderly individuals of the Appalachian region to include WV, TN, and KY. Funds are provided for utility assistance, medicine, medical assistance, homeless prevention, home repair, school supplies, enrichment programs, holiday gifts and food. Served approximately 2,250 per month for FY 99. 2. Service Enriched Housing -- This program began in March of 1999 to provide resident services to low-income multi-family housing communities in conjunction with Christian Relief Services housing affiliates. AHA conducts needs assessments, develops programs to meet resident needs, and works with local nonprofits and govt. agencies to provide site-based services to work with at-risk youth, families and adult residents.

The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only hold man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.
-- Thomas Henry Huxley

Uso Of Metropolitan Washington

4 Miles Away

Building 405
228 McNair Road
Fort Myer, VA 22211
(170) 369-6255

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Provides social services, emergency housing, emergency food assistance, tours and ticket distribution to military personnel and their families. Also provides support groups for families separated by deployments, libraries and reading rooms, cultural awareness seminars, airport service centers, recreational activities, and telephone, internet and e-mail capabilities. USO centers, on or off base, provide an alternative to daily stress Special programs include Operation Care Package and Operation Phone Home Offers services at National Airport, North Terminal, 9AM-9PM; Andrews AFB, 6AM-10PM; Ft. Myer (703 696-3479) and USO/Joint Services, Indian Head, MD (301 753-5650), M,T,W,Th, 10AM-3PM; Woodbridge Run (703 494-5576), M,T,W,Th, 10AM-4PM; and BWI Airport, M,T,W,Th,F, 4PM-8PM Bus Line: Metrobus.

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St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Prince George's County

4 Miles Away

6634 St. Barnabus Road
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
(301) 567-4433

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FOOD PANTRY: Provides a food pantry. Photo ID and proof of income required.

Pantry hours by appointment.

Low-income residents in need.

Impossibilities are merely things which we have not yet learned.
-- Charles W. Chesnutt

Salvation Army Arlington Corps

5 Miles Away

518 South Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22204
(170) 397-9338

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Offers non-perishable groceries to families in need.

Do not always prove yourself to be the one in the right. The right will appear. You need only give it a chance.
-- C. H. Fowler