On December 14, FISH Provided Food Assistance and Children's Gifts to Needy Families in Herndon and Reston
Volunteers from CDW and FISH prepare food bags and toys in preparation for the event
FISH Recognized by Fairfax County for Service to the Community
At the FISH Fling Gala on May 18, Fairfax County Supervisor John W. Foust presented FISH President Robert Reed with a Resolution of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors congratulating FISH for "50 years of exceptional, noteworthy and compassionate support to those in need."
Activities of the Holiday Season
Amazing food donations ready to make holidays bright for local families!
During the 1918 Holiday Season, FISH helped needy families by distributing donated food and Christmas gifts for children. In total we served more than 1200 individuals and 313 households.Some of the people who helped collect the food and gifts are pictured below. Thanks to all who donated and to the volunteers who helped distribute the items.
The toys for children included many wonderful books.
Thanks to Armstrong Elementary School
Thanks to the Armstrong Elementary SCA leaders and their community for awesome efforts in food collections!
FISH Thanks Dominion Energy
On November 13, 2018, Dominion Energy donated backpacks stuffed with new school supplies to FISH for Holiday distribution. The picture to the left is their committee posing with the donations. Thank You to Dominion Energy.
Thanks to CDW from FISH
CDW Volunteers help to load food donated by CDW for the FISH Holiday distribution. Thanks to CDW from FISH.
FISH Thanks SallieMae
SallieMae Volunteers load food donated by SallieMae for the FISH Holiday distribution. Thank you to SallieMae.
Thanks to Scouts from FISH
FISH extends thanks to the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts for supporting FISH for Food Holiday collections. Several troops collected food out in the Reston neighborhoods and then delivered and sorted it at the United Christian Parish Church.
Thanks to the Swim & Dive Teams from South Lakes and Herndon High Schools
They collected cans of tuna for FISH Holiday programs on Friday night, November 30th.
FISH Thanks Students of Terraset Elementary School
These students organized food donations from Terraset Elementary School in Reston. They collected 1000 food items for the Holiday Program of FISH. Students from Terraset have collected food for 20 years for this program!
FISH participated in the CFC Giving Campaign, December 12, 2018 at U.S. Geological Survey
FISH Thanks Students of Armstrong Elementary School
Students collected approximately 24 boxes of food for the FISH.
FISH Thanks Holder Construction in Partnership with the United Way of the National Capital Area (UWNCA)
For donating 150 string bags full of healthy after-school snacks! The bags will be provided to kids receiving holiday assistance from FISH!