Since 1981, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, a member of Feeding America™ and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks, has been providing food for hungry people throughout Southeastern Virginia and on the Eastern Shore. In our mission to lead the effort to eliminate hunger in our community, the Foodbank has distributed over 272 million pounds of food equating to over 226.8 million meals throughout our 4,745 square mile service area, which includes the cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Franklin and Virginia Beach as well as the counties of Southampton, Northampton, Sussex, Isle of Wight and Accomack. During the 2013-2014 fiscal year, the Foodbank distributed over 18.6 million pounds of food equating to 15.5 million meals to the community.
The Foodbank building is accessible to physically challenged individuals. If you need any additional reasonable accommodation in order to attend a function at the Foodbank, please contact Mr. Van Woods, CFO, at 757-314-4547 so that we can accommodate your need.
We are closed for business on the following days: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King's Birthday, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
If there is inclement weather outside, please call the Foodbank at 757.627.6599 to check for closure information.
Foodbank Discrimination Policy
In accordance with Federal law and internal policy, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia is prohibited to discriminate in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or a part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact the Foodbank’s Chief Financial Officer at 757-314-4547. The Foodbank is an equal opportunity provider and employer.