30 for 30 September Challenge!

It’s Hunger Action Month, and Loudoun Hunger Relief has an action challenge to meet! Your donations can be matched dollar for dollar for the first year of your monthly gifts!

We’re recruiting 30 new monthly donors at $30 or more per month in honor of the 30 days in Hunger Action Month, and in honor of Loudoun Hunger’s upcoming 30th Anniversary of service to the Loudoun community.

The first 30 new monthly donors to sign up in September 2021 will have their donations matched for 12 months by one of our current generous donors!

It’s the perfect time to support those in need of food in our community, and have your dollars go twice as far.

Just go to loudounhunger.org/donate-now, choose your $30 or higher monthly donation, and choose the monthly option.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR ACTION!

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 spring of 2020, need for our Mobile Market service expanded rapidly. LHR mobilized to meet that need and more. Since April 2020, we have been rolling our Mobile Market service to Sterling Park and Sugarland neighborhoods in eastern Loudoun on a weekly basis, as well as providing service to Purcellville twice a month. The Mobile Market was providing weekly groceries to nearly 500 families a week at the peak of the pandemic in neighborhoods worst hit by pandemic related job-loss and stress. Continue reading “LHR at Sugarland Elementary–Mobile Market Service Beyond Food”

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 nutritive value foods to fill bellies instead of higher cost fruits, vegetables or higher nutrition items. We recommend this sobering movie, A Place at the Table, for a closer look at what’s behind our problem with hunger in America.

Continue reading “Learn more about hunger in America”