Volunteer Opportunity - Can you help out with this important mission on Thursdays in Annandale? Annandale United Methodist Church is working to provide food to local families at their Mission Center in Annandale. Volunteers are needed to work and food donations are also welcome.

Volunteers are needed for these tasks which provide bags of food to about 200 families each week. The location is at the Mission Center at 7901 Heritage Drive, Annandale.

Volunteer Opportunity - Time Slots available every Thursday

  • Crate eggs (1 - 3 p.m.)
  • Package bread, produce and grocery bags (3 - 4:45 p.m. )
  • Finish bagging and distribute food (4:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)

Volunteers are required to wear masks and socially distance themselves. You must register on SignUpGenius by noon on the Thursday you wish to serve. Walk-ins are not allowed. Please familiarize yourself with our COVID-19 health precautions at this link. For more information, contact Betsy Clevenger at etclevenger@verizon.net or Bill Iwig at bethesda.duo@verizon.net.

Can't volunteer? consider donating some of the following items:

pasta, 1 lb box; spaghetti, 1 lb box/package; pasta sauce, 20 oz can; dried beans, 1 lb bag; white rice, 1 lb bag; chunky soup, 20 oz can; meal in a can, 15 oz (Chef Boyardee, chili, beef stew, etc.); tuna, 7 oz can; mac & cheese, regular box; cereal, regular box; peanut butter, 1 lb container; jelly, 18 oz jar; can of beans, 15 oz (no pork); can of vegetables, 15 oz (no green beans); can of corn, 15 oz; can of fruit, 15 oz; can of diced tomatoes, 15 oz; can of tomato sauce, 15 oz; ramen noodles, package; sturdy paper grocery bags with handles or nylon tote bags.

Drop off donations in the boxes near the red double doors at the Mission Center at 7901 Heritage Drive. Or contact Betsy Clevenger at etclevenger@verizon.net.