Serving qualified individuals and families in western Fairfax County of all races, colors, national origins, ages, genders, disability statuses, and religious beliefs.
MISSION, VISION & HISTORY.
As an expression of God’s love and a demonstration of the gospel of Jesus Christ, Western Fairfax Christian Ministries provides food and financial support to those at risk of hunger and homelessness.
We envision a community where everyone is housed and fed and experiences God’s love.
Western Fairfax Christian Ministries (WFCM), the anchor community-based organization in Region 4 of Fairfax County, provides food and financial support to families at risk of hunger and homelessness in 9 zip codes in western Fairfax County (Centreville, Chantilly, Clifton, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Herndon, and Oak Hill).
In 1987, volunteers from 12 churches saw the need for coordinated aid and formed WFCM. Thirty-five years later, our primary programs are our Client Choice Food Pantry and Emergency Financial Services Program (assisting with rent, mortgage, and utility bills) serving an average of 500 families/month, 4,000 individuals/year.
WFCM is blessed to have partnered with some of our area's most philanthropic businesses and impactful non-profits. If you name one of our services, chances are that we will be able to reply ,"We have a partner who assists us in that endeavor."
From food and diaper donations, utility assistance, free financial classes, food drives, and more, our partners support us in every way they can. Among them are:
Britepaths - We partner with Britepaths, a complementary nonprofit, to provide free financial classes/budgeting classes for WFCM clients who receive financial assistance.
Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) - The CAFB’s nonprofit Food Assistance Partners receive access to free food through the retail store Partner Direct program, training, and free government commodities through the USDA/TEFAP program for qualified clients. WFCM is an approved CAFB food assistance nonprofit member and location for “Produce Hub” pick-up for other nonprofits.
DC Diaper Bank - Our newest partnership is with DC Diaper Bank to serve as an Emergency Hub. Each month we receive and distribute 35,000 diapers for qualified babies in need in our community (not limited to WFCM clients). Each baby can receive 100 diapers every 30 days based on supply.
NOVEC - Novec's Operation Round Up provides funds to pay NOVEC bills for clients in need with over $20,000 provided in FY 2021.
Shepherd's Center for Western Fairfax
Wegmans Chantilly - Since they opened, we have been a recipient of Wegmans Chantilly Check Out Hunger funds where customers round up purchases and/or make an added donation with funds allocated to the selected local food pantry.
Women Giving Back - Women Giving Back provides private free clothing selection appointments for qualified WFCM clients.
St. Vincent de Paul of St. Timothy Conference