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Chapel Pantry


2024 HOURS

Tuesdays | 2-6 p.m.
Thursdays | 2-6 p.m.
Saturdays | 2-6 p.m.

Pantry will be closed:
Tuesday, May 28

What our food pantry does

The Chapel Pantry is a full client-choice, market-style food pantry and produce market. Guests may choose all their food, which promotes the health and dietary needs of our neighbors, as well as their personal food preferences.


How to receive food

We're happy to help feed you and your family. Food Pantry guests are asked to:

  • Visit the pantry only once per calendar week.

  • Park in the main parking lots and walk to the pantry or wait for pickup from our golf carts.

  • Not arrive before 2 p.m.

  • Register upon arrival if you are new. All guests from Hampton Roads area are welcome. 


How to help

  • Volunteer: We have been blessed with a wonderful group of more than 75 volunteers, and we are always in need of more help. Tasks include:

    • Unloading trucks

    • Sorting and stocking food

    • Interacting with pantry guests

    • Driving our golf carts

Questions? Email Pantry Director Kay O’Reilly at or:

Sign up to volunteer

  • Make in-kind donations of non-perishable food, paper and plastic grocery bags, and reusable bags. Please bring donations for the Chapel Pantry to the Barton House, which is located at the end of the driveway past the parking lot.  Go up to the wooden ramp and knock on the door.  You may use a cart, or knock and ask a volunteer to help you unload.

  • Make monetary donations, which are critical to this ministry. Make a check payable to Eastern Shore Chapel and indicate "Food Pantry" on the memo portion of your check, then deliver or mail to Eastern Shore Chapel 2020 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23454. You can also:

Make an online donation

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Our Mission: Motivated by Christ’s love, the Chapel Pantry strengthens the community by serving our neighbors in need. We do this by providing food assistance with compassion, respect and hospitality to all.



The Chapel Pantry wishes to be a welcoming refuge to people seeking food assistance. Our motto is “Good Food and a Warm Welcome.”

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  • Hospitality – We will treat all pantry visitors with courtesy and respect, embodying the ministry of hospitality.

  • Nutrition – We will provide nutritious food to our neighbors in need to the best of our abilities.

  • Integrity – We will be honest and fair in our interactions with others.

  • Stewardship – We will use the resources given us wisely, with accountability to our church and our parishioners.



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