Publix Supermarket Aids in Community Food Security

Williamsburg House of Mercy is grateful to be receiving upwards of 800-900 pounds of bread and bakery items each week from Publix Supermarket on Monticello. With drop-offs three times a week, the fresh loaves of bread, rolls, and bakery sweets are making a big impact on family food security in our area. Families are particularly grateful for the sliced breads, as many children are able to bring filling sandwiches as part of their lunches for the school day. Despite the abundance of bread, the Williamsburg House of Mercy shelf-stable food pantry runs low each week because of a dramatic increase in hungry individuals in our area. If you, your school, organization or business would like to host a food drive, please contact our office to arrange a collection bin pickup and shopping list (757-229-3700).

The Williamsburg House of Mercy partners with over 15 faith groups and various businesses and nonprofit organizations to help minister to the poor and homeless in Williamsburg. They see men, women, and children who are in desperate need of the basic necessities, including food and shelter. Services and programs focus on a mission of providing financial assistance, food stability, homeless services, crisis pregnancy support, homeless rehousing and other outreach assistance to the greater Williamsburg community.

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