Dittmar raises food donations for AFAC

Representatives of Dittmar and the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) recently joined to celebrate the success of a partnership providing food support for those in need.

The Arlington County Police Department will conduct a food drive on Tuesday, Aug. 11 in support of the Arlington Food Assistance Center.

Collection of items will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Westover Baptist Church, 1125 Patrick Henry Drive; Giant Food, 2901 South Glebe Road; and the county police headquarters, 1425 North Courthouse Road.

Participants can drop off items via vehicle or on foot; those making donations should wear a face covering and observe proper social-distancing protocols.

Items most in need include low-sodium, low-fat and low-sugar items, including canned vegetables, healthy cereal, canned tuna, canned tomato products, canned beans and canned soups.

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