Ways To Donate
Your donation of funds, time and/or talent will help LCAC make a difference in the lives of local individuals and families. There are a myriad of ways that you can support LCAC and every dollar donated and hour volunteered has an impact.
Donate — Funds
You may make a financial donation right now by clicking on the “Donate Now” button where your contribution will be quickly and securely processed through FirstGiving.
Consider a sustaining (recurring) gift as it is a way to provide ongoing support to LCAC and it enables you to give a fixed amount each month (which is easier on your budget) and.... you may be able to give more! You can set this up by clicking "Donate Now" and you are on your way to being a part of the solution!
Every dollar makes a difference right here in southeast Fairfax County, VA!
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If you prefer to send a check, please make it payable to “LCAC” and mail it to:
P.O. Box 154
Lorton, VA 22199-0154
The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) - LCAC's CFC #58126
Are you a Federal employee? If so, your participation in the CFC is a great way to support LCAC because you can donate monthly and know that you are supporting a worthy local charity throughout the year. When the CFC campaign kicks off at work, please remember LCAC! CFC #58126
Does your company have a matching gift program? Many companies will match dollar for dollar and, in some instances, they may make a financial match for your volunteer hours as well! Contact your human resources department to find out.
Donate — Time
Giving of your time, energy, expertise and enthusiasm is truly priceless! Volunteers are involved in every aspect of LCAC’s programs and services and we would not be able to fulfill our mission without the effort of hundreds of volunteers. Whether you love interacting with people, prefer to work quietly, can help out once each year, or once a week, please click here to learn more about LCAC volunteer opportunities!
Donate — Food, Clothing & Furniture
LCAC serves more than 250 families each week, and needs more than 4 tons of food each month to help families in our community avoid hunger. Food donations are always welcome and are particularly needed in the summer when demand is the highest and supply is the lowest.
Needed food items:
Pasta sauce (no glass jars please)
1 or 2 lb. bags of rice
Kids snack foods
Needed non-food items:
Baby diapers (size 4 & 5)
Too busy to shop and drive your donation over to LCAC? Order from LCAC's Amazon Wish List and your donation will be shipped directly to us. Be sure to include a gift message so we can send you a receipt. View our Amazon Wish List.
Contact Stephenie Hart, LCAC’s Food Program Manager to drop off food, or organize a food drive on LCAC’s behalf,
or 703/339-5161, ext. 120.
Donate — Grow a Row for Your Neighbors
Buried in zucchini or covered with tomatoes? We would love to have your excess produce and we can even pick it up! Each of the 250+ families that receive weekly food in the pantry count on fresh produce to help extend their grocery budget and to prepare healthy meals. To learn more about donating from your garden, please contact Stephenie Hart at 703-339-5161, ext. 120 or
Donate — Shop at Amazon Smile
When you do your holiday shopping at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to LCAC. Bookmark the link, choose LCAC as your charity and support us every time you shop!
Lorton’s Attic — Thrift Store
LCAC’s thrift store is a vital component of the organization’s mission. The store serves a dual purpose of providing clothes and household items to the organization’s clients, as well as, a revenue stream to support LCAC. Click here to learn more about Lorton’s Attic.