Food for Others, Inc.

Fairfax, VA   |  http://www.foodforothers.org

Mission

Food for Others mission is to distribute food to our neighbors in need by mobilizing our giving community and volunteers.

Ruling year info

1996

Principal Officer

Annie Turner

Main address

2938 Prosperity Ave.

Fairfax, VA 22031 USA

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EIN

54-1777157

NTEE code info

Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs (K30)

Food Banks, Food Pantries (K31)

Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash) (P60)

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Food for Others

FFO feeds families through 4 key programs:
1. Emergency Food operations at our warehouse (open Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5pm) and mobile food pantries (open weekday evenings) provide 3-5 days’ worth of groceries to people referred to Food for Others by Fairfax County and various social service providers. Clients may shop for their food in “My Market” and select food according to their preferences. The boxes are designed to include foods which fulfill the family’s nutritional needs such as milk, eggs, frozen meat, fresh produce, as well as non-perishables like soup or rice. Clients who qualify for TEFAP may take home USDA foods as well. Spanish speaking volunteers and staff are on hand to assist clients who need Spanish translation services.
2. Neighborhood Site distributions provide supplemental food to individuals and families via volunteers who pick up food at our warehouse and deliver groceries to low-income neighborhoods. This occurs every evening, Monday through Friday, serving 16 sites. Clients do not have to provide any information to receive food other than their household size.
3. FFO’s Community Partners program provides bulk food items to 22 smaller food pantries on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. These large distributions stock the shelves of local faith-based organizations, homeless shelters, and other groups serving at-risk residents of Northern Virginia facing food insecurity.
4. The Power Pack Program (P3) provides weekend backpack food to over 2,000 Fairfax County public elementary school students identified by school personnel as in need of supplemental food. The pack, which contains two items each for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus two snacks and two beverages, is made up of non-perishable items which require little preparation while providing appetizing options
that children enjoy.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Number of clients served

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Social and economic status

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Food for Others

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

In the last year, Food for Others provided food to 50,160 individuals, many more than once.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Goals & Strategy

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    SMS text surveys, Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.),

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Food for Others, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 4/27/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Bobby Bhatnagar

Jeff Marin

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Hillary West

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Jane Brown

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Arnoldo Borja

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Jahangir Boroumand

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Leigh Burke

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Rebecca Chanin

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William Daly

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Maritel Dasco

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Robert Farrell

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Matt Salter

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Sarah Scafidi

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Shelly Stoneman

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 04/26/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female

Race & ethnicity

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Gender identity

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Sexual orientation

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