Williamsburg House of Mercy is a leading community partner in responding to the COVID-19 outbreak.

What are we doing?

We are open Monday-Friday from 10am-4pm.

Our drive-thru food pantry is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10am-2pm. Food, diapers, feminine hygiene items, and toiletries are being distributed, along with meals from area restaurants and produce from various farms and stores. We have USDA distributions from the Virginia Peninsula Food Bank once a week.

Our weekday Community Kitchen meal is carryout Monday-Friday from noon-1pm from the back doors of the building.

Homeless and Mercy Housing services have changed in process, but still continue. Williamsburg House of Mercy is working to reunify homeless individuals with support networks, providing emergency shelter and working to get individuals rapidly rehoused. If you need assistance, please call 757-229-3700.

Who are we helping?

More than 1 million pounds of food has been served to 50,176 individuals from the drive-thru food pantry.

More than 19,815 meals have been distributed from our Community Kitchen and local businesses.

More than 122,100 diapers and 42,792 feminine hygiene items were give out from the drive-thru food pantry.

67 households moved into stable housing.

824 nights of emergency shelter provided.

How can you help?


Please help us keep food on the line by donating items at 10 Harrison Avenue and/or supporting our ability to purchase food from the food bank with financial support by check or via our giving page or Facebook.

Donations can be dropped off Monday-Friday 9am-4pm. Evening and weekend donations are accepted at Saint Bede Catholic Church at 3686 Ironbound Road.


We are in need of volunteers to sanitize, sort and clean food and work our Monday-Friday 10am-4pm Drive-Thru Food Pantry.

We are in need of others to coordinate neighborhood food drives and be on call for after hours or food pickups.

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