LHR at Sugarland Elementary–Mobile Market Service Beyond Food

Loudoun Hunger Relief launched its Mobile Market service to the Sterling Park neighborhood of Loudoun County in the fall of 2019. The Mobile Market was originally designed to provide the same groceries as a visit to our Leesburg pantry, but to serve our neighbors right in their own neighborhood. When the COVID shutdown hit in […]

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Not so fast….

It’s spring of 2021, and things are looking up for most of us. People are starting to get vaccinated, kids are starting to spend more time at school, and the weather is brightening. But for the families we serve, it’s not so fast.

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Loudoun Hunger Relief Focuses on Good Nutrition

March is National Nutrition Month.  This is a good time to remember Loudoun Hunger Relief provides not only food, but also information to help families make tasty and nutritious meals.  LHR is proud to work alongside partners such as Five Stone Institute and Virginia Cooperative Extension, Loudoun County Office to provide nutrition education to the […]

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Learn more about hunger in America

Prior to the pandemic, Feeding America estimated that 50 million Americans, including 1 in 4 children nationwide, were food insecure. That means that they often don’t know where their next meal is coming from, they run out of food before they have the means to buy more, or they purchase filling, low cost, but low […]

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The Helpers, The Doers and the Pot Throwers & Decorators

It’s 2020, so we don’t have to explain why the Loudoun Empty Bowls event was completely different this year. Instead of a celebratory end of summer night out at the lovely Stone Tower Winery with friends and family, we had a two night drive through bowl pick up. There were hundreds of air hugs, and […]

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Pure Joy

Long-term clients who have a major improvement in their lives bring us such hope. When this happens, it is a joyful moment and we revel in it with them. We’d like to share a story or two of hope in the time of COVID.

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1 Million Pounds of Food, 1 Family at a Time

Here at Loudoun Hunger Relief, we hit a dubious milestone at the end of July. From March through July, the first five months of the COVID-19 crisis, we distributed more than 1 million pounds of food. We’re not exactly cheering.

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Wait, what day is this?

It seems like time is going by in an otherworldly blur. Our routines have been upended, and our days look nothing like they did six months ago. With the rate of change we’re still facing, both in our personal lives and in our work at the pantry, it doesn’t seem like the ground will stop […]

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Just for fun – TP in the Time of Pandemic

Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve seen lots of different brands of community generosity. One of the ways people have been generous is toilet paper donations. From the beginning, when TP was not to be had, we’ve gotten donations of it here and there. We’ve held them for our most vulnerable populations–our elderly and […]

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