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1784 gifts
Totaling $279,742.24
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Raised for Local Nonprofits
1784 gifts
Totaling $279,742.24
Raised for Local Nonprofits
1784 gifts
Totaling $279,742.24

Dulles South Food Pantry, Inc.

Goal: $5,000.00

Mission

The Dulles South Food Pantry is a multi-faith emergency food pantry. We provide nutritious food, personal supplies and other services to those in need in Dulles South and the surrounding area regardless of income, faith or other criteria and strive to promote self-sufficiency.

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As the Dulles South community keeps growing, the number of families needing assistance is also growing. The Pantry is open by appointment every Wednesday and assists 60-80 families a week.  Our slogan, "Neighbors Feeding Neighbors," truly describes our organization which is supported by the generous donations of time, money, and food by the residents and businesses of Dulles South and the surrounding community. Anyone in need may make one visit to the pantry. Those who live in South Riding, Aldie, and Brambleton may visit the pantry up to twice a month. (The Pantry's regular service area matches the school boundaries of Freedom, John Champe, and future Independence and Lightridge high schools).

 

During 2017, the pantry was visited by families 2200 times and distributed more than 200,000 pounds of food. Our special Thanksgiving food distribution provided 150 families with a turkey and trimmings. Our Friday Food Packs Program is providing weekend bags for 149 food-insecure students at 12 local schools.

 

We are part of the network of the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank and Feeding America and we are grateful to their Partner Pick-Up Program where we are partnered with Walmart at Dulles Landing. We also participate in food rescue programs with several local schools. 

 

Last year, 520 volunteers donated more than 8500 hours of their time to operate the Pantry. Upcoming in 2018, we are working to expand our focus on supporting self-sufficiency.

 

Please help us help the hungry in our community. 

$421.02 received
in 12 gifts
8.42%  of  $5,000.00 Goal

Contact

24757 Evergreen Mills Rd
Dulles VA 20166
Phone: 703-507-2795

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