Food and monetary donations are received from local business, organizations, churches, and generous individuals like yourself, with no state or federal funding. These donations provide over 3,500 meals weekly for families and individuals in need, in the town and county of Culpeper.
To keep this community effort thriving, we require continuous donations to keep our shelves stocked. Your generous gift, no matter how small, helps feed our friends in need. Below are various ways you can help.
Make your monetary donation now or become a volunteer.
How You Can Help
Checks or Online Bill Pay through your bank:
Make checks payable and mailed to:
The Culpeper Food Closet
P.O. Box 343
Culpeper, VA 22701
Please do not mail cash. You may drop off cash donations to the church office Monday – Friday | 9 AM – 1 PM, or the Food Closet Monday – Friday | 9 AM – 11:30 AM.
Please consider donating food and personal care items anytime A drop-off area is located at the overhead-garage door on the right side of the building. The best time to drop off donations is Monday – Friday | 9 AM – 11:30 AM. If you plan to drop off donations, please call Bob Hilton in advance: firstname.lastname@example.org | 540-547-4950
In an effort to maintain social distancing, you may consider purchasing items on Amazon and ship to:
9135 Whitestone Court
Culpeper, VA 22701
Please provide us with your name and mailing address. A receipt for your donations will be mailed quarterly for your tax purposes.
Food and Personal Care Items Needed
- Canned Fruits & Applesauce
- Canned Vegetables
- Canned Meats (Spam, Treet, tuna, chicken)
- Rice & Pasta Side Dishes
- Peanut Butter & Jelly
- Pancake Mix & Syrup
- Cereal (family size and individual)
- Beef Stew
- Chunky Soups
- Vegetable and Ramen Soups
- Toilet Paper
- Snack foods (small chip bags, cookies, nuts)
- Personal Care Items: toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, body wash, shaving items
- Plastic Grocery bags
We can only accept commercially prepared frozen foods. We do not accept homemade foods. For people with minimal or no cooking facilities, or who are homeless, please donate pop-top cans, single servings, meals that don’t need refrigeration, and lightweight items that can be carried
- Nutrition Bars
- Hormel Complete Meals
- Fruit and Vegetable Cups
- Mini Pork & Beans
- Microwave Meals
- Small Sleeve Crackers and Peanut Butter