Food Assistance Partners

Pope Francis will be visiting the Washington, DC area Tuesday, Septempter 22nd – 24th. The CAFB will be remain open in DC and NOVA. Pope Francis will be in our neighborhood in DC on Wednesday which will impact travel to our distribution center. If you are shopping Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday please read this Washington Post article to help you plan your trip.

Capital Area Food Bank food assistance partners receive access to donated products, fresh produce and USDA emergency food commodities, which allow them to redirect funds normally spent on food to other social service programs.

Food Bank News

  • Keeping up with CAFB on twitter? We're closing this account, so be sure to follow us @foodbankmetrodc! ,
  • Thanks for stocking the Lorton shopping floor with 15,000 pounds of food! ,
  • Fresh haul of collards& lettuces from our garden! After a rinse,right out to where partners pick up produce-all free! ,
  • Reminder: CAFB is closed on Monday May 25th for Memorial Day ,
  • Yes that's our CEO planting at Clagett farm!We love volunteering 2 grow veggies they give 2 our partners ,

For more information send an email to or call 202-644-9822 or 703-541-3063.