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Updates for Volunteers

Find updates about your shift here.

Pantry Closed Tuesday 1/16

The pantry will wil be closed tonight, Tuesday January 26, 2016, due to continued snow cleanup.  We will continue to update this website and our message line with updates about closings and our next open hours.  Please call our message line at 434-978-7481 and check local TV stations for up-to-date closing and re-opening information.

Thank you for your cheerful service

T-shirts Available Again!

Show your support and spread the word!

Pantry T-shirts are available for $20 each. Proceeds support the Pantry!

Sizes are S, M, L, XL and XXL.

Order while supplies last by checking with staff during our open hours.

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Note: We also have a limited supply of Loaves & Fishes Christmas CDs available for $10 each.  Get them while supplies last.

Our Hours Change Oct 14 onwards

We are adding an additional food distribution time, and we're looking for more volunteers to help.  The new hours will be Wednesday evenings, with volunteers arriving at 6:00 pm and our food distribution being open 6:30-8:30 pm.

We are also changing our Tuesday and Thursday hours so all evening hours are the same time: 6:30-8:30 pm.  We have already received feedback from clients that they think the new hours will reduce confusion about when we are open. 

We can use additoinal volunteers  both during our new Wednesday evening hours and our existing hours.

Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you can help.

Summer Volunteers Needed

Sadly our awesome UVA student volunteers will be leaving us for the summer.  We need additional volunteers for all shifts over the summer.  Each shift starts 1/2 hour before our posted hours and ends at closing. 

If you can help, please email our volunteer coordinator Nancy-Lee at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

P.S. Have a great summer, UVA volunteers!

Keep Us Posted!

Please remember to notify us promptly if you can't come to your shift. Please do your best to show up, but if you can't, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as you know, so we can call on others to fill in. Your help is greatly appreciated!