Foodbank to Serve Up to 500 Households at March Suffolk Drive-Thru Food Pantry

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Norfolk, VA – February 23, 2023 – As inflation continues to put pressure on food-insecure families, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore and the Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority will hold a drive-thru distribution at 530 E. Pinner Street in Suffolk on Saturday, March 4 from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm.

Funded by City Council through American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, it is open to all Suffolk residents on a first come, first serve basis. Each household will receive approximately 45 pounds of fresh produce, lean 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.