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Salvation Army Food Giveaway to Families in Fairfax

By: Spencer
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 There is going to be a  free food giveaway for 100 Fairfax County working families on Monday March 23 ( Appointment Only). This is from the Salvation Army Fairfax Corps and Major Donald Wilson, Corps Officer. This will take place at 4915 Ox RoadFairfax, VA. Interested families MUST call 703-385-8700 on March 20, 2020 to make a grocery pick-up appointment. When families arrive at The Salvation Army, a staff member will walk the box to their vehicle. Each food box is worth about $100 and contains enough food to feed a family of 4 for a week. The Salvation Army provides food relief every day across the nation's capital. Last year, we provided 114,000 nutritious meals to feed children, adults, and the homeless. We filled 2,000 grocery orders to combat hunger in the community. The Salvation Army meets human needs without discrimination during times of crisis and all year. 

You can create a Covid-19 care package to help!
The Salvation army is collecting items for seniors and vulnerable populations. You can help by creating care packages from the security of your own home and safely dropping items at our locations: • Canned soups and other dry and canned foods • Gift cards to Giant or Safeway • Socks, hats, gloves and toiletries • Large-font activity books like sudoku • Diapers and baby wipes • Sanitizing supplies • Un-opened food to be cooked for 120 homeless neighbors served nightly by our Grate Patrol Program. • Donate online: www.salvationarmynca.org/covid19.
Safety is paramount. Please follow these precautions: • Do not purchase items or prepare and drop-off care packages if anyone in your home is sick. • While packaging and dropping off goods, wash hands frequently and avoid touching your face. • During drop-off, please leave food at the front and follow social distancing procedures. • Donated items must be unopened and not expired.
We will receive donations Mondays, 1-4pm, at the following locations. Please leave donated goods outside the front door and call or text 202-345-2238, indicating the location where you are. We will check for drop-offs regularly, too. DC • 3335 Sherman Avenue, NW • 2300 MLK Jr. Avenue, SE Maryland • 20021 Aircraft Drive, Germantown • 4825 Edmonston Avenue, Hyattsville Virginia • 1804 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria • 518 South Glebe Road, Arlington • 4915 Ox Road, Fairfax • 1483 Old Bridge Rd, Ste 102, Woodbridge To drop off at other times, please coordinate your preferred time and location via email, call, or text: [email protected] / 202-345-2238
For questions you can contact .....Angela, Volunteer and Donation Drive Manager [email protected] 202-756-3906