Our Needs

Every week, hundreds of families come through our doors. As a result, our physical stock fluctuates along with the needs of our clients. Take a moment to see what we currently need to keep our shelves fully stocked.

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.

Current Top Needs

  • Boxed Spaghetti, Spaghetti Sauce
  • Boxed Pasta
  • Spaghetti O’s (Lunch Items)
  • Gravy/Broth (All Varieties)
  • Canned Kidney Beans
  • Canned Baked Beans (All Varieties)
  • Boxed/Pouch Potatoes
  • Boxed/Bagged Rice (All varieties)
  • Canned Meat (Spam, Sardines, Pink Salmon, Chicken, Tuna)
  • Peanut Butter
  • Cake Mixes, Cookie Mixes, etc.
  • Cookie/Crackers (All Varieties)
  • Condiments
  • Baby Food
  • Diapers Sizes 3-6
  • Diaper Wipes


Last Updated: May 9, 2024

Ready to Donate Food?

Donations are received every week.

9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Non-perishable items can be left in bins behind our facility any time that is convenient for you. Our address is 7669 Limestone Drive, #105 Gainesville, VA 20155.

Can’t make it to us?
See if one of our donation locations would be more convenient.

Note: For large food drives (over 100 lbs.), please contact us ten days in advance to coordinate the items needed and the delivery date. Call (703) 754-5990 or Contact Us to connect with Cindy, our food inventory lead volunteer.

Ongoing Needs

Food, Hygiene, Baby, and Household Needs:
  • Cereal, Oatmeal, Grits, and/or Cream of Wheat
  • Granola Bars / Breakfast Bars
  • Pancake Mix and Syrup
  • Flour (All-Purpose, Masa, Maseca, and/or Chapati)
  • Boxed Potatoes (Plain, Scalloped, Au Gratin)
  • Soup (15-18oz cans)
  • Box Pasta (spaghetti and all varieties)
  • Box Rice – All Varieties
  • Spaghetti
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Tomato Paste
  • Canned Tomatoes
  • Gravy/Broth
  • Macaroni & Cheese (boxes)
  • Canned Vegetables (all varieties)
  • Canned Green Beans
  • Beans (canned or dried) — all varieties
  • Canned Fish (Tuna, Salmon, Sardines)
  • Canned Meat (Chicken, Beef, or Spam)
  • Cookies/Crackers (full size box/bag)
  • Peanut Butter AND Jelly
  • Luncheon (e.g. Spaghetti O’s, Ramen Noodles)
  • Salt, Pepper & 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
  • Soap or Body Wash
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Other Hygiene Products (deodorant, feminine products, etc…)

Crossed Out items are not needed at this time.

Kid Snack Pack Items:
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Single serve cup Ravioli
  • Single serve cups of Mac & Cheese
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Cheese/Peanut Butter Crackers
  • Small Bags Chips/Cookies (All Varieties)
  • Granola Bars
  • Oatmeal Packs
  • Juice Boxes

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.

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Organize A Food Drive

If your group or organization would like to organize a food drive, please reach out to us to let us know. We'll guide you to collect the best items to give the most help, and we’ll work to schedule a date to receive your collected items.