Welcome to LINK, Inc.

The all-volunteer staff at LINK provide food assistance to people in need in the Herndon and Sterling, Virginia communities.

How to request food assistance or financial support in Norther Virginia

We welcome both financial contributions and food donations

Would you or your organization like to help sort, package, or deliver food?

Delivery packers in pantry

Food Deliveries

LINK delivers Tuesday through Fridays (between 4 pm – 8 pm) and Saturdays (between 1 pm – 4 pm) to families in Herndon and SterlingRegrettably, we can no longer deliver to Ashburn after June 30, 2024.

Volunteers at Mobile Food Pantry

Mobile Food Pantry

The Capital Area Food Bank donates food to our Mobile Food Pantry. Volunteers are needed every 2nd Tuesday of the month at Christ the Redeemer Church from 10am till food runs out.

Festive Holiday Program tree

Holiday Program

Thanks for the generosity of our donors and the dedication of our volunteers, the 2023 Holiday Program was a great success! Over 4,700 individuals in nearly 850 families received food, grocery gift cards, and toys to celebrate the holidays.

Milk cartons from school lunches

School Food Rescue

School Food Rescue is paused during the summer break.

We rescue food from area schools in Fairfax and Loudoun County. Volunteers are needed to transport food from the schools to pantries or other locations. 

Sandwiches from restaurant

Store Food Rescue

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity that takes one hour or less? LINK rescues food from several area restaurants-stores. Our clients love receiving delicious food from these locations - Wawa (Sterling), Kentucky Fried Chicken (Sterling) Trader Joe's (Reston) and Target (Sterling). This is an easy way to volunteer and makes a big impact!

Collections from A Simple Gesture

Simple Gesture

We need volunteers to help unload food that is donated to LINK by "A Simple Gesture" program. The program is every other month on Saturdays from 9:30 am - 11 am at Christ the Redeemer Church.