Still looking for a way to get involved? Consider giving a monetary donation to LHR. In honor of Hunger Action Month, donate $30 for the 30 days of September. Giving $30 will help provide about 75 meals for those in need. Encourage your friends and family to do the same! Even having 4 people donate […]
It’s the start of Hunger Action Month, the annual nationwide campaign where we come together to raise awareness about hunger in America and inspire action (Feeding America, 2023). To kick off this month of awareness, we encourage you all to take part in a “DIY Food Drive” for LHR. Every day this month, set aside […]
Get a downloadable PDF of the full month’s activity calendar here!
LHR spoke with Joe Blaszczyk, an electrician with GT Electric Services, and got updates and his thoughts on our expansion. Thanks to Merritt Construction Services and their partners like GT Electric Services for working hard on our expansion every day!
Other Community Resources: Loudoun County Information & Referral (Connects individuals to health and human services information and resources in Loudoun County, including critical services): 703-777-0420 Loudoun Homeless Services Center (Drop-in day services, emergency shelter, hypothermia shelter): 571-258-3033 Loudoun County Local Bus Services (Fixed route bus service within Loudoun County and to the Metrorail station): 703-771-5665 […]
Loudoun Hunger Relief will soon be introducing SWAP – Supporting Wellness at Pantries is a way to help maximize the nutrition of the food we provide to the families we serve. It uses a GREEN-YELLOW-RED system to rank foods that are either lower or higher in fat, sodium, and added sugar. The goal of this […]
Loudoun County, VA Loudoun Hunger Relief (LHR) is pleased to announce the election of Board Chair Charlie McQuillan. Mr. McQuillan has served on the board of LHR since 2014 including on the Executive Committee as Secretary and has been among the directors seeing the organization through a time of unprecedented growth. His steady guidance of […]
Richest county in the country… Lowest unemployment rate in Virginia… Highest median household income in the nation… And yet in spite of the soundbites:
Need to do some cleaning? Don’t forget to do your kitchen inventory! Go through your refrigerator, freezer, and pantry and take an inventory of your food items. Reorganize items with older food in the front or on top of newer food. Doing this activity, especially with your children, will help to lower your food waste! […]
38 million people face hunger in the U.S. — including more than 12 million children. Did you know that there are around 16,000 people in Loudoun County who struggle with food insecurity, with 49% of these residents ineligible for federal nutrition programs such as SNAP? We want to make sure that everyone has the opportunity […]
September is Hunger Action Month! There are many ways to support those in need of food in our community all year long, but in September, we ask your help in special ways. Check out our calendar for a weekly list of activities you can complete to take ACTION. From reading blog posts and following us […]