Donate Food

The Haymarket Regional Food Pantry is grateful for your donations of food and needed supplies. When donating items to the food pantry, please check the expiration dates, and donate unopened items in their original packaging. Expired, open, or unlabeled items cannot be distributed, and will be discarded.

The following is a list of staples that are always needed at the food pantry. Our most current needs are listed first:

Special Notice for Large Food Drives and Donations
For Large Food Drives and Donations, please contact us ten (10) days in ADVANCE to coordinate the items needed and the delivery date. Call 703-754-5990 or use the Contact Us form to connect with Cindy, our food inventory lead volunteer. Thank you!
CURRENT NEEDS: (as of May 7th)
Please remember to coordinate and schedule any large food drives with us!
  • Cooking Oil (Olive, Vegetable, Canola)
  • Box Pasta
  • Spaghetti
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Tomato Paste
  • Gravy/Broth
  • Beans (canned or dried) — all varieties
  • Cream of Mushroom/Chicken Soup
  • Peanut Butter AND Jelly
  • CannedCarrots
  • Lima Beans
  • Mixed Greens
  • Mixed Vegetables

Ongoing Needs:
Please remember to coordinate and schedule any large food drives with us!
Food, Hygiene, and Household Needs: Kid Snack Pack Items:
  • Cereal, Oatmeal, Grits, and/or Cream of Wheat
  • Granola Bars / Breakfast Bars
  • Pancake Mix and Syrup
  • Flour (All-Purpose, Masa, Maseca, and/or Chapati)
  • Box/Bag Rice (<5 lb bags)
  • Boxed Potatoes (Plain, Scalloped, Au Gratin)
  • Soup (15-18oz cans)
  • Box Pasta
  • Spaghetti
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Tomato Paste
  • Canned Tomatoes
  • Gravy/Broth
  • Macaroni & Cheese (boxes)
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Beans (canned or dried) — all varieties
  • Cookies/Crackers (full size box/bag)
  • Peanut Butter AND Jelly
  • Luncheon (e.g. Spaghetti O’s, Ramen Noodles)
  • Canned Pink Salmon, Sardines or Spam
  • Canned Chicken, Beef, or Tuna
  • Salt, Pepper, and Spices
  • Condiments (Ketchup, Mustard, Mayo)
  • Cooking Oil (Olive, Vegetable, Canola)
  • Salad Dressing
  • Coffee & Tea
  • Baking Items (Flour, Sugar, Salt)
  • Cake Mix & Icing
  • Baby Diapers and Wipes
  • Baby Food
  • Baby Formula
  • Toilet Paper
  • Soap or Body Wash
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Other Hygiene Products (deodorant, feminine products, etc…)
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Liquid Dish Soap
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Canned Carrots
  • Lima Beans
  • Mixed Greens
  • Mixed Vegetables
  • Instant Oatmeal
  • Granola Bars
  • Mac & Cheese Cups
  • Ravioli Cups
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Juice Boxes/Pouches
  • Fruit Gummies
  • Small Bags Chips/Pretzels
  • Cookies/Crackers (individually wrapped: peanut butter, cheese crackers, etc.)
  • Fruit Cups
  • Raisins
  • Crackers Peanut Butter/Cheese

Note: Our “Kid Snack Pack” program operates only when Prince William County Schools are not in session; either due to a school break (Winter, Spring and Summer Break) and/or virtual learning scheduled for all students in PWC.

Crossed Out items are not needed at this time.

How To Donate Food:
Non-perishable or shelf stable items may be dropped off with our volunteers during business hours or any time in our receiving bins located in the back of our building. These bins are checked daily. Perishable food must be dropped off during business hours or by appointment.

For Large Food Drives (over 100 lbs), please contact us ten (10) days in ADVANCE to coordinate the items needed and the delivery date. Call 703-754-5990 or use the Contact Us form to connect with Cindy, our food inventory lead volunteer. Thank you!

Location: Receiving Hours:
Haymarket Regional Food Pantry
7669 Limestone Drive
#105
Gainesville, VA 20155
  • Mondays: 9:30 – 3:30pm
  • Tuesdays: 9:30 – 3:30pm
  • Wednesdays: 9:30 – 3:30pm
  • Thursdays: 9:30 – 3:30pm
  • Fridays: 9:30 – 3:30pm
  • Saturdays: 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Sundays: Closed

In addition to accepting food donations from individuals or families, your organization can assist those in need within our community by organizing a food drive, sponsoring a Donation Location, or becoming a Corporate Partner. Of course, financial donations are always welcome.