Get Involved

There are so many ways that you can make a difference!


Your donation helps Food For Neighbors expand into more middle and high schools throughout Fairfax and Loudoun counties. 


There are many volunteer opportunities available. Visit our FAQ page for more information and complete a volunteer form.  

Request a Red Bag

Want to donate food but don't have a Red Bag yet?  Click below to request your bag from Food For Neighbors.


Red Bag FAQs

Host a Food Drive

Is your organization looking for a meaningful way to give back to the community? We have everything you need with our Food Drive Toolkit.

Fill a "Virtual" Bag

Can't leave a bag out? Do you live outside our current pickup areas?
Now you can help by filling a Virtual Red Bag. 

Spread the Word

If you're a donor or volunteer, would you tell others about your experience? Food For Neighbors grows best by word-of-mouth referrals between friends and neighbors. 

Become a Partner

As a Community Partner, your business's financial contribution will make a positive impact on local middle and high school students. 

Shop with Amazon

AmazonSmile is an easy way to support Food For Neighbors every time you shop - at no cost to you.  Click the link below for more information.

Pantry Volunteers: Our pantries are currently closed due to Covid, but we are looking for volunteers in the Herndon, Sterling and Springfield areas to help pack and distribute weekend bags. Volunteer one time or help every week - whatever works best for your schedule works for us! Complete a volunteer form to get started. 


Mask Donations Needed: Our students are always in need of new reusable face masks. If you sew (or know someone that does) and would like to donate reusable masks, please review these guidelines and email us at

Community Service Hours for Students

Students are always welcome volunteers at Food For Neighbors! For students that need their community service hours confirmed, please click below or e-mail



“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”

~ Audrey Hepburn, Actress and Humanitarian

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Food For Neighbors is located in Herndon, VA, and proudly serves local middle and high school students in Fairfax County and Loudoun County. For general inquiries, please email

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Food for Neighbors® is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) public charity and your donation is tax-deductible under U.S. tax law. To claim a donation as an itemized deduction on your taxes, please keep your email donation receipt that we will send you. Any funds raised in excess of our goal for any particular project will be automatically applied to the other ongoing work of Food for Neighbors®.

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