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Washington D.C. Metro Area

44645 Guilford Dr., Suite 210
Ashburn, VA 20147

Phone: (703) 348-2366

Fax: (919) 839-8971


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Rise Against Hunger National Capital was founded in 2012 and serves the greater Washington, D.C. and Baltimore regions. Through 2018, more than 76,800 volunteers from local groups including companies, schools and communities of faith including the Korean Central Presbytarian, Christ Church Fairfax Station and the McClean Community have teamed up to make a difference! In 2018 alone, this region engaged volunteers to package nearly 4.3 million meals. We’ve been fortunate to send meals to countries such as Malawi, Peru, the Congo, Mozambique, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and more. The National Capital team is always looking for new opportunities to engage our local community! Contact us today to set up a meeting.

Volunteer Opportunities

Every other week we host volunteer nights at our warehouse in Ashburn. We are always looking for volunteers willing to stack boxes, clean equipment and help us with general upkeep. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Yasmin Ibrahim at

Upcoming Community Event

Next month, Christ Church and Temple B’nai Shalom in Fairfax Station will be hosting their 3rd Annual “Together We: Rise Against Hunger” Event.  The community will be packaging 300,000 meals over 4 days.  Read more about their event and how you can get involved here.

Washington D.C. Metro Area Community Engagement Board

The Rise Against Hunger Washington D.C. location is supported by Community Engagement Board members Joyce Lynn, Beth Konkoski, Tamiya Earley, Jeanne McGuirk, Ken Junge, Charles James, Mike Martin, Faith Boruta and Jennifer Seinfeld.

Partner Spotlight

We had two fantastic events during the first quarter of 2019.

Oakdale Emory United Methodist Church sponsored a 10,000 Meal Packaging Event for Cornerstone Schools in South East D.C. Students had a blast doing this service project!

Old Bridge United Methodist Church partnered with Kababayan Inc, a Filipino Community Organization, to package 25,000 meals for students in Swaziland. The turnout was great and the event was flawless!

Want to host or sponsor another group? Email us today at

Rod Brooks with Volunteers at Kraft Heinz Convention

Take Hunger Into Your Own Hands

Meal packaging events offer a powerful way to make a hands-on impact on world hunger. You raise the funds and rally your friends and family as volunteers, and we'll take care of the rest.

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