Dominion Women's Club Supports the HRFP
Pete Candland recently presented a check on behalf of the Dominion Women's Club to Haymarket Regional Food Pantry board members Mary Lou Scarborough and Eileen Smith. Our thanks to Pete Candland and the Dominion Women's Club for their continued support of the Food Pantry. The Dominion Women's Club is a charitable organization located in Haymarket, VA, with a mission to improve the lives of individuals and families within our community.
Souper Bowl BINGO Raises $2,500
Thank you for your tremendous support of Souper Bowl BINGO on Saturday, January 28. We are pleased to announce that this sold-out event was a huge success, raising $2,500 and bringing in cans and cans of food to fill the shelves of the pantry. In fact, the event was so successful and your feedback so positive that we are planning to do it again. More information will be available shortly!
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