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Food Pantry

The Pantry distributes food every Saturday morning from 9 - 11:30 AM to between 75 and 150 families. Clothing is distributed on 3rd and 4th Saturdays with the food.

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The Food Pantry opened its doors on March 17, 2007, and has been in continuous operation since then. We are members of the Capital Area Food Bank and are able to purchase food there at lower prices. We also pick up food 7 days a week from local grocery stores.

The Pantry is open every Saturday morning from 9:00 to 11:30 am for drive-thru distribution due to COVID-19. We give food to between 70 and 150 families each week. Families can come once per month for regular pantry visits and once if they qualify for USDA TEFAP. We give canned goods, cereal, pasta, rice, etc., as well as fresh produce, some deli items, and meat.

The Food Pantry needs help every day of the week. If you are interested in volunteering, we always need help in the following areas:

  • Pick up food from grocery stores: Pickups are in the morning, usually between 8:00 and 10:00 am depending upon the store. We pick up seven days per week.
  • Work in the pantry putting away what we have picked up, shelving food, "bagging food" purchased in bulk, cleaning, etc. Monday through Friday, usually 9 am to 12 pm.
  • Assist with food pick up at Lorton on Thursday morning. We need people with pickup trucks or vans to assist with picking up the groceries. 
  • Assist with Saturday morning food distribution. We need 20 to 30 people each week:
    • Six to eight people at the check-in tents. At check-in, we need at least one person who speaks Spanish and three computer volunteers.
    • 12 to 15 down at the "shed" to pack up the food and give it to the people.

If you are coming for community service hours, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information about a service letter or required signatures.

The Food Pantry is a member of the Capital Area Foodbank.





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St. Thomas UMC
8899 Sudley Road
Manassas, VA 20110

Our Haymarket Campus

Worship: Sundays at 10 AM
Haymarket Elementary School

Office:15000 Washington Street
Suite 206  (Above Town Hall)
Haymarket, VA 20169


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