Food Assistance

Food Assistance for Military Families

It is estimated that more than 25% of active-duty military families and 10% of veteran families in our area need assistance with food.

The ASYMCA Hampton Roads Food Assistance Program helps to combat this issue in the community we serve. This program helps military families worry less about food and focus on mission readiness.

Program Overview

The Patriot’s Pantry provides no-cost food assistance to active duty military families stationed in the Hampton Roads area who are in need of food assistance. This is a consumer choice program, meaning there are no pre-made boxes or bags–you shop for your needs. Disbursement of food is made through the honor system and not referral or documentation is required.

A military ID and check-in are required. Any information collected is held completely confidential.

This program is located at our main office and is accessible during business hours. No appointment is required.

Armed Services YMCA Hampton Roads
1465 Lakeside Rd, Virginia Beach, VA
Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.

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There are several ways you can support our efforts to provide food security to military families. Whether you make a monetary gift, donate items, shop our Amazon wish list, or volunteer your time, you make an impact by helping military families reduce stressors and make ends meet. Visit our How to Help page for more information or to take action.

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