Mission: The Dulles South Food Pantry's goal is to alleviate hunger in Loudoun county by soliciting, collecting and distributing food through a food pantry based within the Dulles South community. We are supported by a network of multi-faith institutions, community organizations and local businesses. Donations to the Dulles South Food Pantry are tax deductible. 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 regardless of income, faith or other criteria and strive to promote self-sufficiency. During the COVID-19 pandemic we have increased the numbers of families served by approximately 40%. We have adapted to a curb side model to ensure the safety of our staff, volunteers and guests.
Target demographics: alleviate hunger in Loudoun County
Direct beneficiaries per year: 1,889 unique guests in the Dulles South area to receive emergency food assistance.
Geographic areas served: The Dulles South area of northern Virginia. Our service area encompasses the school boundaries of Freedom HS, John Champe HS, Briar Woods HS, Rock Ridge HS and Independence HS
Programs: In 2019 the Dulles South Food Pantry distributed over 284,450 pounds of food to area residents. We provided weekly weekend food bags (Backpack Buddies) to over 200 children across 18 schools. Over 9,000 hours were donated by 781 unique volunteers. Dulles South Food Pantry truly encompasses our ideal of "neighbors feeding neighbors".