Make a Pledge on December 1st
to Feed the Hungry
The Haymarket Regional Food Pantry (HRFP) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrate generosity. Giving Tuesday is held each year after Black Friday and Cyber Monday on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year’s event falls on December 1, 2015. This special day of giving was created to inspire people to ... READ MORE
DV Sharks Support the HRFP
Every summer, the Dominion Valley Sharks swim team devotes part of the season to fundraising for charity. In 2010, the Dominion Valley Swim Team began a long and successful relationship with the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry (HRFP) when John Fellenbaum, Jr., then a young swimmer with the team and now a coach, launched “Can at the Curb,” a service project designed to encourage families to donate canned goods to the HRFP. John placed bins at every swimming pool from June until August and managed the “Can at the Curb” program for three swim seasons ... READ MORE
Food Drives & Donation Locations
The Haymarket Regional Food Pantry wishes to thank the following organizations for their generosity in promoting Food Drives to benefit local families and individuals in need.
• Haunted Laurianne Woods
for collecting food during its 2015 Haunt!
• Gainesville Plumbing
for sponsoring a summer food drive to benefit the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry.
• Novant Health
for holding a food drive from October 8 to November 19 to benefit the Food Pantry.
• Piedmont Homeowners Association (HOA)
for holding a food drive during its Fall Festival on October 18.
• Park Valley Church
for holding its annual Trunk or Treat event with a food drive to benefit the HRFP.
We also want to thank the following companies for serving as Donation Locations, providing a place for community members to bring donations: Blush Bridal, Can at the Curb (John Fellenbaum, Jr.), Dominion Valley Animal Hospital, Dominion Valley HOA Office, EuroService, Automotive, Gainesville Pharmacy, Skyview Family Medicine, Smiles of Haymarket, and SPEC
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