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Food Pantry 2 w VO (frame 1919) Courthouse Community UMC Storehouse Food Pantry

We serve hundreds of people each week.  Please Consider Making a Donation to the Storehouse Food Pantry

Storehouse Food Pantry: About Us

The Storehouse Food Pantry, Courthouse Community United Methodist Church, began operation in 2008.  Our mission is to provide groceries to supplement the food resources of people in our community who lack sufficient food.  Initially, the Storehouse Food Pantry was open every Wednesday from 10:00 am to noon.  In 2013, we added evening hours every Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm in order to serve people who worked during the day, but who still faced food shortages.  In 2015, we served 3,252 families consisting of 13,340 people, including over 4,800 children.  However, we serve everyone who comes to us for food, including a number of homeless individuals.  Our customers are permitted to obtain food from our food pantry every week.  We give our customers choices from 57 canned or boxed food items.  We also provide bread that we obtain from Panera Bread; fresh eggs that we get from one of our partner churches; and we also purchase fresh produce each week.  We have 79 people serving a variety of tasks in the Storehouse Food Pantry.  We have partnered with six other churches in our area to keep our food pantry fully stocked every week.  We are supported by donations of food and money given by the congregations of these seven churches and by food drives conducted annually by several Virginia Beach Public Schools.  In recent years we have had to supplement these donations with grants and fundraisers in order to meet our needs.

Make cash and check donations payable to Courthouse Community UMC.   Mail cash donations to Courthouse Community UMC at the address at the bottom of the page, or put them in the collection plate when you worship with us on Sunday.  Be sure to designate your gift for the FoodPantry when writing a check.

OPERATING HOURS THIS COMING WEEK:

OPEN on WEDNESDAY, 6/28/2017

10:00 am – 12:00 Noon

AND

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Customers can receive groceries once per week

FREE DINNER IN OUR FAMILY LIFE CENTER

FROM 5:30 PM TO 6:30 PM EVERY WEDNESDAY

 Where:

               Courthouse Community United Methodist Church

                2708 Princess Anne Rd.

                Virginia Beach, VA.  23456

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Serving the needs of our community

  • We served 43 families and about 188 people this past week.
  • We have served 1,468 families and about 4,608 people so far this year.

 Current Food Needs

priority_item_of_the_week_2CANNED MEAT

Other items needed:

    • Canned meat includes beef stew, chicken, corned beef hash, spam, and tuna

    • Canned pasta (Ravioli, Spaghetti Os)

    • Canned vegetables

    • Evaporated milk

    • Ziplock bags (all sizes)

    • Also needed: Empty ONE-DOZEN Egg Cartons.

IF YOU CAN HELP US FEED THE HUNGRY PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA BEACH BY MAKING A FINANCIAL DONATION, PLEASE USE THE eGIVE LINK BELOW.  MAKE YOU GIFT TO COURTHOUSE COMMUNITY UMC AND BE SURE TO DESIGNATE YOUR GIFT FOR THE FOOD PANTRY.

You can help by: Forwarding this web site to family and friends; dropping your food donations in the Food Pantry box in the Narthex or the lobby of the Family Life Center at Courthouse Community UMC, 2708 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA, 23456

Please check the expiration dates and do not donate expired or opened food items–we must discard any items that are out of date or opened.

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to guidelines governing our food pantry, we are unable to accept food that is beyond its expiration date.

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