Food And Toiletry Drives

Drive-thru Food & Toiletry Collection for Arlington Shelters

Please join us second Saturdays from 10:00 AM to Noon at Clarendon Presbyterian Church for the  monthly drive-thru food and toiletry collection to support Arlington shelters and our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness.  Donations as well as volunteers to help staff the event are welcome!

1305 North Jackson Street, Arlington, VA 22201 (go to the North Jackson side by the Plot Against Hunger garden)

Priority food items include: Healthy kids’ snacks, Annie’s Bunny Fruit Snacks,

Annie’s Grahams & Cookies, Annie’s Crackers, Annie’s Granola Bars, Annies’s puffs, Sugar, Bottled water, Juice, Capri Sun fruit drink pouches. 

Priority toiletry and clothing items include: Full Size* Body Wash (for Men and Women), Full Size Shampoo, Full Size Toothpaste, Baby wipes, Deodorant, Foot powder (Trial Size), Medium Size Boxers, Medium Size Polo Shirts for Men (Used is Fine), Jeans for Men (Used is Fine).

*RPC Shelter has enough travel sized items at the moment.  They are seeking new full sized toiletry items.  Thank you! 

Priority items for residents transitioning to independent living include: Soap Dishes, New Queen Size Sheets, New Blankets, Silverware, Dishware, Brooms, Paper towels. 

If you have questions about upcoming events or donations or if you’d like to volunteer to help staff upcoming events, please contact the church at Please check the church website for any inclement weather announcements.

The Food Drive supports families at Bridges to Independence in Clarendon

The Toiletry Drive supports individuals at Residential Program Center on Columbia Pike

Check the calendar for upcoming events. We also support both shelters through a variety of other activities during the year. Contact us to volunteer.