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Foodbanks, others offering food assistance

Local foodbanks and other agencies continue offering food services for those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NORFOLK, Va. — With thousands out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic, many families are needing to rely on food banks and other services to get meals.

Here is a list of local foodbanks and other agencies that are continuing to offer food services for those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Southside Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore

The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore will distribute food at these YMCA locations on Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.:

Suffolk Family YMCA
2769 Godwin Blvd., Suffolk, VA 23434

James L. Camp Jr. Family YMCA
300 Crescent Drive, Franklin, VA 23851

The Y on Granby
2901 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23504

Greenbrier Family YMCA
1033 Greenbrier Pkwy., Chesapeake, VA 23320

The Foodbank has a Partner Agency Directory to allow you to search for food resources by zip code.

More information can be found on the Foodbank's COVID-19 Response page.


The Peninsula

The Virginia Peninsula Foodbank will have distribution at the following location:

Coastal Community Church
101 Village Ave, Yorktown, VA 23693
April 4, 9 - 11 a.m. & April 18, 9 - 11 a.m. (until supplies last)

You can also visit the Peninsula Foodbank's "Get Help" section for a listing of additional resources by city and zip code.

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Northeastern North Carolina

The Food Bank of the Albemarle currently has service on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. as a drive-up service ONLY.

The Food Bank has an Agency Locator that allows you to search your area in North Carolina.

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