Our Thanks to Wegmans
Our wonderful volunteers at the food pantry were kept especially busy this week unloading a significant donation from Wegmans in Gainesville. Thanks to Wegmans, we now have the following on our shelves: 500 boxes of cereal, 300 - 8 count packages of tuna fish, 500 boxes of macaroni and cheese, 300 jars of peanut butter, 120 jars of grape jelly, 500 jars of pasta sauce, and 500 boxes of pasta. Thank you, Wegmans for helping local families in need. We greatly appreciate your partnership!
DV Tennis Match Supports HRFP - June 3
Tennis Players ... Play It Forward! Meet new friends, play some fun doubles, and support the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry. The event will take place on Saturday, June 3 from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, and will include warm up drills courtesy of the Dominion Valley tennis pros from 8:30-9:30 AM. Round robin, women, men, and mixed matches, all levels, with prizes for the winning teams, drinks and snacks courtesy of Dominion Valley Country Club. Please see Play It Forward flyer
for details and to register!
Manassas Chorale to Collect Items for the Food Pantry
The Manassas Chorale will be performing its "Earth, Sea & Sky Spring Concert" on Friday, June 2 at 7:30PM at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas, VA. Attendees are being asked to bring nonperishable food items to benefit the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry. We wish to thank the Manassas Chorale for its continued support. Ticket information for the spring concert is available through the Manassas Chorale website at https://manassaschorale.org/.
Thank You Breakfast BINGO Supporters
The Haymarket Regional Food Pantry wants to thank everyone who came out for a fun afternoon of BINGO on Saturday, April 8th, and the following organizations that supported the event. Sponsors: The Fauquier Bank (Corporate Sponsor ); Gainesville Eye Associates; Mosquito Joe; QBE LLC; QBE Foundation; Sharon Zavalanski, CPA; Fluet, Huber & Hoang, PLLC; Serenity Now: Mother's Concierge LLC; F.H. Furr; ABA Moriah Corporation. Donated Items: Hidden Julles Cafe, El Vaquero Restaurant, Cava Restaurant, Target, Walmart, Flagship Car Wash, The Fauquier Bank Harris Teeter, Wegmans, Geico .... READ MORE
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.
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.
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