Food Pantry

Our parishioners provided more than 14,000 cans of food for families and individuals in need this past year! As one of the many services provided by our Outreach Office, the Food Pantry supplies emergency food for those in need. We also partner with the Virginia Peninsula Food Bank to provide fresh meat and produce.


Join us!

We are always in need of:

  • canned vegetables (especially corn)

  • peanut butter

  • canned meats

  • boxed macaroni and cheese

  • jelly

  • canned soups

  • canned ravioli products

  • canned fruit

  • rice

  • hot cereals (ex. oatmeal)

  • crackers

Donations can be left in the paper bags by the entrances to the Church on Ironbound Road or dropped off at the Parish Center at 10 Harrision Avenue during office hours Monday-Thursday (10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.).


Thanksgiving Baskets 

We are in urgent need of the following items before Thanksgiving:

  • canned green beans

  • canned corn

  • canned yams

  • instant mashed potatoes

  • gravy

  • stuffing

  • canned fruit 

  • canned cranberry sauce

Hurry! Packing day is Monday November 23rd! Donations can be left in paper bags under the signs designated for Thanksgiving Baskets at the Church on Ironbound Road or dropped off at the Parish Center at 10 Harrison Avenue during office hours Monday-Thursday (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) Donations will be accepted until the 23rd, however, if you wait until packing day, please bring your donation to the Parish Center. 

Monetary donations are also great appreciated to offset the cost of turkeys. Please make checks payable to “Saint Bede Outreach” and notate “turkey fund” on the memo line.  Donations may be mailed or brought to the Outreach Center at 10 Harrison Ave. in care of Shannon Woloszynowski or Ellen Boyko. Monetary donations are accepted any time. Thank you for your continued generosity! 


Need assistance?

Outreach Center:

  • 10 Harrison Avenue

  • 757-253-0664 

  • Monday- Thursday

  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

HOPE Pregnancy Center:

  • 10 Harrison Avenue

  • 757-229-6472 

  • Tuesday and Thursday

  • 1:30pm to 3:30 pm.

Please note: 

  • The Outreach Center is closed on Fridays and Holidays.

  • A written referral from United Way is required.

  • Clients are seen by appointment for financial assistance.

  • Clients seeking food are assisted during Outreach Center hours.

  • If the Outreach Center is closed, call Salvation Army (757-229-6651), United Way (757-229-2222) or Social Services (757-259-3100) for JCC and 757-220-6161 for Williamsburg).

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¿Se siente sólo y busca comunidad? Comuníquese con nostros en el 757 253 0664.

How do I get involved?

Feeding the hungry and serving the poor are some of the most visible ways for our parish to bring Christ into our community. We are always in need of donations of time, talent, or treasure. Contact Shannon at 229-3700 for more information.