Foodbank to Hold Drive-Thru Food Pantry for up to 1,000 Households at Chesapeake Social Services

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Norfolk, VA – April 27, 2023 – As inflation continues to put pressure on food-insecure families, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia will hold a drive-thru distribution at the Chesapeake Social Services parking lot, located at 100 Outlaw Street, on Saturday, May 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Funded by the City of Chesapeake, it is open to all city residents on a first come, first serve basis who will receive approximately 45 pounds of fresh produce, protein, and shelf-stable foods.

For more information, please contact Senior Director of Communications David Brandt at 757-644-5860 or 

About the Foodbank

For more than 40 years, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore has provided more than 360 million meals to those in our community who face hunger. Through our programs, facilities, and large network of community partners, we work to eliminate hunger daily. Our understanding of the need for a long-term solution has led to the creation of a refreshed strategic plan aimed at moving Hampton Roads closer to achieving the mission of eliminating hunger for those we serve—not only for the day, or for the week, but for a lifetime. For up-to-date information on the Foodbank, visit, Facebook, or Twitter.