Volunteering at LHR: Our Good Bad Problem

For those who are trying to volunteer at Loudoun Hunger Relief, we’re sure you’ve noticed that we have a “good bad” problem. We have so many people who want to volunteer that our current shifts and opportunities can’t accommodate everyone. And it’s frustrating for you and for us!

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LHR Partner Corner: Loudoun Free Clinic

Last winter, Karen was having problems swallowing.  By April, having lost 40 pounds and no longer able to swallow, she walked into an emergency room. The diagnosis – cancer.  A malignant tumor was pressing on her esophagus.  She was hospitalized and a surgeon inserted a stent to open her esophagus.  She was discharged by hospital […]

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In Season at LHR: It IS Easy Being Green….

This week at LHR, thanks to our partners like JK Community Farm and Great Country Farms, we have lots and lots of lovely greens! Chard is pictured, but we have kale, and many lettuces as well. Thank you to all our donating partners for this good food. 

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Produce Storage Goes Chill

A quick video to show off our new produce chill container! With thanks to the Dominion Foundation for the funding and Southern Electric for their in-kind donation!

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LHR Partner Corner: Crossroads Jobs

When we work, everyone wins. Crossroads Jobs provides free job placement assistance to unemployed and underemployed individuals in and around Loudoun County.  The more than 350 placements so far include individuals whose stories reflect the diversity and needs of Loudoun County: victims of domestic abuse, the homeless, returning citizens, individuals with disabilities, the young, the […]

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LHR Partner Corner: Rachel Roberts, “Flower Lady”

Rachel Roberts, our Flower Lady, graciously agreed to do a little more volunteer work and write our first LHR Partner Corner post for us. Thank you Rachel! When Trish asked me to write the first blog for Loudoun Hunger Relief, I didn’t know whether to feel honored or challenged. As a result, it’s a little of […]

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