WHO WE ARE
Hunger Free Alexandria (HFA) is a community-based coalition of food providers, faith-based communities, schools, social service organizations, and advocates for ending hunger.
As many as 1 in 3 Alexandrians, disproportionately children, face food hardship in our city.
Hunger Free Alexandria was created to build a stronger community as we address food insecurity in our city.
HOW WE DO IT
WHAT WE DO
Hunger Free Alexandria's mission is to coordinate community efforts to raise awareness of food insecurity and to increase reliable access to nutritious, culturally appropriate food in the City of Alexandria.
cOORDINATE cOMMUNITY eFFORTS
Bring food providers together regularly to discuss needs, gaps, and redundancies
Serve as a hub for collection and dissemination of resources
Compile, update, and distribute City of Alexandria Food Assistance Resource Schedule
rAISE aWARENESS OF
Plan and promote activities for World Hunger Day, an annual event in May
Curate community conversations about hunger
Advocate for local initiatives and policies addressing hunger
iNCREASE ACCESS TO
NUTRITIOUS, CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE FOOD
Establish Alexandria Food Warehouse
Facilitate the creation of new food assistance services
Raise and distribute money through the Hunger Free Fund