June 5, 2011
Gustavo Ardila collects more than 3,100 pounds for LINK’s food pantry as part of his Eagle Project. A Herndon-based nonprofit, LINK aims to deliver food to those in need.
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A Herndon-based nonprofit aims to deliver food to those in need.
In 1972, a group of churches in Sterling and eastern Loudoun County got together with the idea of providing food for the needy, with members storing donated food in their basement. Three years later, they made inroads into Fairfax County and it was eventually chartered as a nonprofit. Forty years later, the group consists of 17 member churches in Herndon, Sterling Chantilly and Potomac Falls and has provided tens of thousands of families with assistance.