Food & Friends provides meals, groceries and nutrition counseling to people living with life-challenging illnesses such as HIV/AIDS and cancer. Determination of eligibility is entirely health-based; Food & Friends has no requirements for income or insurance coverage. To be eligible for services, one must have AIDS, cancer or be receiving hospice care, have a compromised nutritional status and a limited ability to prepare his/her own meals. Food and friends clients must be referred by a healthcare provider.
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Six days a week, 52 weeks a year, Food & Friends ensures that our clients never miss a meal. Our service area spans 5,346 square miles and includes all of DC, 7 counties in Maryland and 7 counties and 6 independent cities in Virginia. We serve the following regions:
District of Columbia: All Wards
Maryland: Calvert County, Charles County, Frederick County, Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, St. Mary’s County and Washington County
Virginia: Arlington County, Fairfax County, King George County, Loudoun County, Prince William County, Spotsylvania County and Stafford County, City of Alexandria, City of Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas and Manassas Park