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Coordinate a Food and Fund Drive

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Virginia Peninsula Foodbank

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 192 people are interested

Food is a basic need, and thousands of families in our community are hungry for help. The food bank depends on fundraising events throughout the year to fill our shelves with nutritious food items so that we can provide nourishment to help families across the Greater Peninsula who struggle with hunger live a brighter and healthier life. There are three ways that you can help:

- Collect non-perishable food items and/or,

- Collect monetary donations,

- Have a special event with proceeds benefiting the food bank.

A great way to volunteer is to coordinate a food drive at your church, local grocery store, school, business, in your neighborhood to collect food and monetary donation in support of our local hunger relief efforts.

Your efforts to coordinate a food and fund drive or a fundraising event mjakes an enormous difference in the amount of nutritious food that we are able to distribute in our community, transformnig lives for those in need.

The Virginia Peninsula Foodbank provides food assistance to children, seniors, hardworking individuals and veterans living in the cities and counties of Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg, James City, Gloucester, Mathews, Poquoson, Surry and York.

A toolkit with helpful hints and a list of the most needed items will be provided.

Food will need to be delivered to the Foodbank upon completion of the food drive.

For more information, you can visit www.hrfoodbank.org or email dtighe@hrfoodbank.org.

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About Virginia Peninsula Foodbank

Location:

2401 Aluminum Avenue, Hampton, VA 23661, US

Mission Statement

To distribute food effectively through collaborative efforts that minimize hunger, promote nutrition and encourage self-reliance through education.

Description

The Virginia Peninsula Foodbank serve individuals and families who reside in the cities and counties of Hampton, Newport News, York, Poquoson, James City Country, Williamsburg, Gloucester, Mathews, and Surry. The Foodbank is a member of Feeding America, and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks. The Foodbank receives and distributes food in collaboration with over 200 member agencies and programs to include faith based organizations, soup kitchens, food pantries and other organization that share our mission of minimizing hunger. These member agencies do what they do best feed the most vulunerable . . . the hungry.

Homeless & Housing
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2401 Aluminum AveHampton, VA 23661

(37.00563,-76.40406)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

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