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Shopping at the Fauquier Food Bank

Shopping at the Fauquier Food Bank – Photo courtesy of Merrill Worthington

Welcome to the Fauquier Community Food Bank and Thrift Store

If you need assistance, you have come to the right place. USDA Commodities for the month of November, we served a total of 498 families which included 461 children, 207 senior citizens and 623 adults for a total of 1,291 individuals helped. Non USDA services included 114 families consisting of 32 senior citizens, 187 children and 131 adults for a total of 350 individuals. This year for our annual Thanksgiving Project we were able to serve 907 families to include 936 children, 1265 adults and 325 seniors for a total of 2,526 people In addition to food items we have been able to provide firewood,personal care items, and diapers.

Not only do we provide food, we also have information on the other Social Services in the county and firewood and we will help you get connected. You can also learn more about Community Services available in Fauquier County through the Fauquier County Resource Guide.

Here is what you need to know about our Food Bank.
We serve Fauquier County residents. Our hours are Monday thru Friday 12p.m. until 4 p.m. for client services. Donations are welcome Monday thru Friday from 9a.m. until 4:00p.m. If you live in another county, we can refer you to your local food bank.
You need:

  • Proof of Income
  • Proof of residency
  • Photo ID.(ID is needed for all family members)
  • Proof of Benefits (such as SNAP.. only if your family receives benefits)
    NOTE: We serve our clients based on income and your family does not need

to receive public assistance to come to the Food Bank.

You can pick up food twice per month (USDA commodities are only served once a month). Bread and produce can be picked up daily when available. A volunteer will assist you in choosing food.

Front Cover of Feed Your Family of Four for $4 a Day
If you need help feeding your family on a limited budget, the book “Feed Your Family of Four for $4 a Day” can help. You will find recipes, menu plans, shopping lists, shopping and cooking strategies, and more. Buy it at our Thrift Store and the proceeds support the Food Bank.


We are located at 249 East Shirley Avenue in Warrenton. This is the road which goes past Wal-mart. We are near Taylor Middle School between Warrenton Auto Services and Highline Motors. If requested, the Circuit Rider bus will stop at our front gate.


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