About the Food Pantry
The Spend Yourself® Food Pantry provides food to hungry people in our community. Our goal is to help the hungry and build relationships in a warm and welcoming environment. 2016 was another year of growth in the ministry. 59 countries of origin were represented throughout the 9,772 households that came through our doors.
Location & Hours of Operation: Saturdays, 9:30 am-12 noon
Columbia @ Crossroads
3245 Glen Carlyn Rd
Falls Church, VA 22041
2016 Food Pantry statistics
Received 363,279 pounds of food
Served 9,772 households, made up of 37,638 individuals
Distributed 48,980 bags of food
Received help from individual volunteers, totaling 13,422 volunteer hours
Information For Clients
We do not require referrals or check IDs. Anyone is welcome to come each Saturday, between 9:30 am and noon. Clients generally receive 3 bags of non-perishable food, plus one or two bags of bread and whatever other fresh items we have that day.
Please pray for our clients; for our volunteers; and for the continued success of the ministry.
Check out our current grocery list to see what you can donate. Place your donations in the blue Shop-N-Share Bins around the church building; or contact Betsy Pankey, to make arrangements for delivery of big donations.
Click Here to make a financial donation. Be sure to choose Spend Yourself® as the fund of choice and notate "food pantry".
Federal employees in the National Capital Area can donate to the Food Pantry through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), an annual fundraising drive conducted by federal employees in their workplace each fall. To contribute directly to the pantry through the CFC, visit the campaign web site and designate charity #76306 (Spend Yourself® Food Pantry) or contact Pastor for Missions, Greg Loewer for more information.
The primary volunteer time is on Saturdays, between 8:30 am and around 12:15 pm. Learn More about how to volunteer today!