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Our Daily Bread Financial Literacy Programs


Budgeting Classes

Our Daily Bread's Basic Budgeting (Thrifty Thursdays) classes are open to the public. To participate, please RSVP to AJ Bennett at or 703-273-8829.

Free Financial Counseling

Free one-hour session with Financial Planner to discuss your financial issues. No referral needed, but you must RSVP. CLICK HERE for more information.

Financial Mentoring

Click HERE to view our flyer. To receive Financial Mentoring services from Our Daily Bread, you:

  • Must be a Fairfax County Resident;
  • Must have a referral by a social worker or case worker from Fairfax County or a Fairfax County Community Based Organization (CBO) or Faith Based Organization (FBO). If you do not have a social worker, please call (703) 222-0880. A social worker from Fairfax County Health and Human Services will complete an assessment over the phone and make a referral if warranted;
  • Must take ODB's Basic Budgeting (Thrifty Thursdays) class; and
  • Must be able to commit to meeting with a mentor twice a month (approximately one hour per session) for six months.


ODB provides a variety of assistance to working families in the Fairfax County area since 1984. In addition to short-term food support and emergency financial assistance, ODB provides a number of financial literacy programs aimed at helping low to moderate income residents of the Fairfax area maintain their independence. For information on all of Our Daily Bread's programs, visit