Hunger Relief Programs

COMMUNITY DINNER

Hunger Relief programs have moved to these locations:

Mount Olive Baptist Church
310 N. Birdneck Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Community Dinner, Monday-Friday, 5-6PM

First Lynnhaven Baptist Church
2744 Robert Jackson Dr.
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Food Pantry, Tuesday & Saturday
Community Dinner, 2:30-3:30PM

Those who are homeless and/or struggling with food insecurity are welcome. Volunteer groups prepare and serve a free, nutritious meal in to-go containers with bottled beverages. An average of 65-80 people come each time.

An Annual Sign-Up Dinner is held each Fall. All participating organizations pick their dates for serving the meal for the following year. If your organization would like to help serve, please contact Community Engagement Manager, Krishna Loya at (757) 491-2846, ext. 102 or kloya@jcoc.org.

FOOD PANTRY AND FOOD BOXES

JCOC’s Hunger Relief Programs prevent homelessness by helping hungry individuals and families with meals and groceries. This helps them be able to pay for other living expenses.

Location During Campus Rebuild
First Lynnhaven Baptist Church

2744 Robert Jackson Dr.
Virginia Beach, VA 23452

Food Pantry
Tuesday and Saturday

Guests must make an appointment by calling (757) 491-2846. Please do not leave a message.

Free groceries (fresh produce, meat, dairy, and baked goods) are given to individuals and families in need living in South Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore (Accomack, Chesapeake, Franklin, Isle of Wight, Norfolk, Northampton, Portsmouth, Southampton, Suffolk, Sussex, and Virginia Beach).

Food Boxes 
Tuesday and Saturday

Guests may receive a free food box every 30 days. Every year, over 1,000 boxes containing meat and nonperishable food items are given to households representing over 1,200 family members.

Guests must make an appointment by calling (757) 491-2846. Please do not leave a message.