Arlington residents in and around Crystal City will be able to make food donations at three drop-off points Saturday morning.
“During this challenging time, we are eager to use FLARE electric shuttles to benefit our neighbors and the Arlington Food Assistance Center. We urge our friends and neighbors to make much-needed food donations to AFAC tomorrow morning, and we’ll deliver the contributions to AFAC,” said FLARE CEO Andres Delgado, in a statement.
Drop-off donations will be accepted this Saturday (March 21) from 8-11 a.m. at 516 25th Street S., 2729 Fort Scott Drive, and 2100 Crystal Drive.
“Food items that are in greatest need are: rice, pasta, low-sugar cereal, canned tomatoes, canned soup, canned tuna fish, and canned beans (no glass),” FLARE noted.
AFAC announced Friday that it is also setting up food collection boxes outside of six (closed) Arlington community centers.
There will be food donation boxes outside 6 @arlparksrec community centers this weekend: Aurora Hills, Barcroft, Fairlington, Langston-Brown, Thomas Jefferson, and Walter Reed. If you have nonperishables to donate, stop by your closest center! #fooddrive #afacfeeds @ArlingtonVA pic.twitter.com/omk3TZcfbx
— AFAC (@AFACfeeds) March 20, 2020