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People struggle with hunger right here in Charlottesville. Map the Meal Gap, a project of Feeding America, found Charlottesville had an overall food insecurity rate of 17.9% and a child food insecurity rate of 14.8%.  

Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry has been providing free groceries people in need in the Charlottesville area since 2004. Donations are tax-deductible.  

Join Loaves & Fishes' Builders Circle

The Builders Circle is our core group of supporters who give $1,000+ per year for several consecutive years. Loaves & Fishes relies on this group for 40-50% of our annual operating budget.

Your Impact: $1,000 = 4,610 Meals

Builders Circle brochure

Loaves & Fishes seeks $31,500, by October 1, 2017, to match a $31,500 pledge from the Perry Foundation to build a canopy over our loading dock to protect the fresh produce, dairy, meats, and baked goods that feed almost 60,000 people each year. For more information and to support this project, click here.

Thanks to all our donors, no matter how big or small the contribution! We could not do what we do without you.

Giving Online:

Please use the convenient button to the left to make a donation online, or to schedule an on-going monthly donation.

Giving By Check:

If you prefer to donate by check, it may be sent to:

Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, Inc.
2050 Lambs Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901

Giving Stock or Securities:

If you would like to contribute stock or securities, please email:

NAP Tax Credits:

We have a limited number of Virginia Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) tax credits available for new donors who give $2,000 or more. Credits are awarded at 50% of the donation value ($1,000 in credits for a donation of $2,000). Credits are available on a first come, first served basis, and it is the responsibility of the donor to verify if credits are still available before making a donation. Contact   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information.

Requesting Financial Statements:

We are happy to provide you with a copy of our financial statements or you can request copies in writing from the Virginia Office of Consumer Affairs.  Our federal tax return (990) is available online here. 

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