Foodbank to Hold Next in Series of Emergency Food Distributions Following Family Dollar Fire in Norfolk

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With No Restoration Work Underway, Neighborhood Struggles with Food Options

WHAT: The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore staging drive-thru and walk-up food pantry of USDA products.

WHO: Volunteers and Foodbank staff will distribute boxes of shelf-stable food items, lean protein, and produce, each one containing approximately 35 pounds of food.

WHEN: Friday, March 24 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

WHERE: 720 Church Street, Norfolk (corner of Church St. and Brambleton Ave.)

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 www.foodbankonline.org, Facebook, or Twitter.

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