Spring break food drive

Help stop hunger in our youth!

We're collecting non-perishable food items, snacks, and some personal hygiene items for distribution to homeless youth in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George, and Caroline during the upcoming spring break.

As of January 2016, there were 927 homeless youth in our region: Fredericksburg - 112; Spotsylvania - 412; Stafford - 303; King George - 55; and Caroline - 45.

You can assist by dropping off needed items at Mount Hope Baptist Church, 6823 Harrison Road, Fredericksburg VA 22407 from February 15 through March 16, 2016, between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays or between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturdays.

You can also assist to bag up donated materials on Wednesday, March 16 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mount Hope Baptist Church, 6823 Harrison Road, Fredericksburg VA 22407.

Non-perishable items needed

Breakfast bars
Mac & cheese for microwave
Mixed nuts / dried fruit mixes
Packets of pre-cooked brown rice
Cereal (small / regular)
Juice boxes / sports drinks / bottled water
Microwave popcorn (low butter / sodium)
Peanut butter (individual / regular)
Jelly
Oatmeal
Canned meats
Individual boxes of raisins
Bags of beans & brown rice
Granola bars
Pop-top ravioli
Pop-top spaghetti-o's
Fruit cups / applesauce cups
Puddings (individual)
Fruit snacks
Crackers/Goldfish snacks
Fig bars
Animal crackers/Teddy grahams

Personal hygiene items needed

Shampoo / conditioner
Soap/Lotion
Toothpaste / toothbrush
Underwear/Socks

For more information

Contact Minister Ritta Armstead or Betty Banks at U4C Victory Ministries, Inc.

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Special thanks to the Christian D.O.V.E.S. Ministry at Mount Hope Baptist Church for its assistance with this effort

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