Welcome to LINK, Inc.

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

Request emergency food 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, Sterling, and Ashburn.

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

2023 Holiday Program registration opens October 1st, 2023.

Thanks to the generosity of our donors and volunteers, the 2022 holiday program provided over 35,000 pounds of food, more than 3,700 toys, and more than $73,000 of grocery gift cards to more than 1,400 families.

Milk cartons from school lunches

School Food Rescue

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.