What We Do

 

Food & Friends provides a broad range of nutrition services to our clients and the greater community.  These include:

Our services include:
Home-Delivered Freshly Prepared Meals
Home-Delivered Freshly Prepared Groceries
Nutrition Counseling & Education

Food & Friends is the only organization in the Washington, DC, area providing specialized, nutritious meals, groceries, nutrition counseling and friendship to people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses. Food & Friends' staff of professional chefs and community dietitians design meals that meet the special dietary needs of persons living with a broad range of illnesses.  Our confidential services are free of charge to individuals and their families and caregivers living throughout Washington, DC, 7 counties of Maryland and 7 counties and 6 independent cities of Virginia. The service area encompasses approximately 5,300 square miles.

At a rate of six-days-a-week, 52-weeks-a-year, Food & Friends feeds our clients. We deliver each day, Monday-Saturday, including holidays. Since our inception, Food & Friends has provided more than 12.5 million meals to more than 19,850 individuals. In 2010, Food & Friends served more than 975,150 meals to more than 2,759 individuals.