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Help 2x the Children

$126 provides TWICE the meals all summer long, thanks to a matching gift from Kroger!

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Did You Know?

1 in 4

In some areas we serve, 1 in 4 children go to bed hungry.

21 Million

Last year, we distributed over 21 million pounds to people in need.

1 in 10

One in 10 neighbors in our service area are food insecure.

$1

$1 provides 2 meals.

132,240

In our service area, more than 132,240 people are projected to be food insecure.

92¢

92¢ of every $1 donated goes directly to those in need.

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Here's How You Can Help

donate funds to food bank donation center

Your gift will bring hope and relief to those in their most difficult times.

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volunteer help in food bank

Become a part of our volunteer force of over 6,000 peers and join us in the collective effort to eliminate hunger.

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donate food to food banks

Whether it's donating non-perishable items from your pantry or purchasing nutritious food items specifically for donation, every contribution counts.

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Advocating for the foodbank

Advocating for the Foodbank amplifies the voices of our food-insecure neighbors and drives meaningful change in society.

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Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore

Here's How We Do It

Since 1981, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore has proudly provided more than 380 million meals to our neighbors in need. We play a vital role in the fight against hunger by collecting, storing, and distributing food to our neighbors, while also working to address the root causes of hunger and food insecurity.

Donations

Donations of food, funds, time, and voice come from individuals, corporations, foundations, retailers, government, and other organizations.

Foodbank Warehouse

Our staff and 6,000 volunteers collect and organize donations and prepare items for distribution.

Partner Agencies

Hundreds of community organizations – food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, etc. – collaborate with the Foodbank to help distribute food to individuals and families in need.

Programs & Innovation

We also distribute food directly to our community though Mobile Pantries, 757 Mobile Markets, Food Hubs, etc. where partners aren’t available or where providing it is most efficient.

Neighbors In Need

Food is provided to neighbors struggling with hunger throughout our 4,745 square-mile service area.

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