#GivingTuesday Raises $6,445 in Online Donations
Our sincere thanks to everyone who donated to the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry during our 2016 #Giving Tuesday online fundraising drive. This additional funding will help us continue to feed our clients during the difficult winter months. Thanks for all you do to support those within our community in need of food assistance. If you would still like to provide financial assistance, we accept online donations throughout the year through the Donate button on our website.
Souper Bowl BINGO - Jan. 28
Join the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry for Souper Bowl BINGO on Saturday, January 28 from 3:00 – 5:00 PM at the QBE Building (formerly Pace West) located at 14600 Washington Street in Haymarket. Bingo cards will be available for $1.00/card or 1 can of soup per card. Snacks and refreshments also available for purchase (cash only). Don’t miss a great afternoon of fun and PRIZES to benefit the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry! For information about table sponsorship opportunities, please contact Alison at email@example.com.
HRFP Moves to 6611 Jefferson Street
The Haymarket Regional Food Pantry opened in its new location on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
Located just down the street from our former building, our new address is 6611 Jefferson Street, Haymarket, VA. The Food Pantry occupies the entire basement – a total of 3,000 square feet – triple our current square footage. The new location is directly behind the Pizzarama building at the Washington Street/Jefferson Street traffic light. The basement is accessible from the back of the building. For more information and additional ways that you can help, please see the following letter from HRFP Director Eileen Smith: Relocation Letter
Junior Cadette Designs Birthday Bags
Our thanks to Lexi Kertscher, a local Girl Scout Junior Cadette who designed and sewed 42 birthday bags to be given to Haymarket Regional Food Pantry clients. Lexi purchased the materials, sewed the bags herself, and filled them with items that you would use for a birthday party.
What a wonderful surprise for all! Thanks, Lexi for spreading birthday joy with our HRFP families.
Hands In Motion Venison & Produce
Hands in Motion (HIM) is a faith-based not-for-profit focused on helping the elderly and disabled in Fauquier County. In addition, Hands in Motion has been instrumental during the past five years in providing venison to the HRFP, delivering roughly 12 tons of venison each year! This year, Hands in Motion also started delivering produce to the Food Pantry that they pick up each Sunday either from the Fauquier Education Farm (FEF) or the Dale City Farmers Market ... READ MORE
Earn Five Hours of Community Service
Organize a canned food drive for the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry and you can earn five hours of community service! Organizing a food drive is a simple and easy way to help the food pantry boost its food supply and serve more people. Food drives can be large or small, one time or on-going. Here are a few tips to help you get started ... READ MORE