Critical needs 

Inventory levels at less than two weeks

  • Canned Chicken
  • Shelf-stable Milk (Horizon, Organic Valley, etc)
  • Individual Juice Boxes/Capri Sun, etc
  • Protein Bars, Peanut Butter/Cheese Crackers
  • Raisins, Popcorn, Pudding

If you require any assistance with your donation or gift, please call 703.430.2203 or email: 

shop in local stores

use backpack buddies shopping list 

Members of our community purchase food items from local grocery stores and warehouses such as Costco, Sam's Club, and BJ's and drop them off either in our pantry or in the food cart as you enter the main doors of our building (45425 Winding Road, Sterling, VA 20165). Please feel free to take one of our reusable shopping bags, which has the shopping list printed on the side.   

cash, check, or gift card 

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You may mail or personally drop of your gift to the Backpack Buddies Program at 45425 Winding Road, Sterling, VA 20165.

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This secure web portal allows you to donate via credit card, e-check, or debit card either by a one-time or recurring event.  

shopping list

BREAKFAST (oatmeal, grits, cream of wheat, small boxes of cereal, granola/cereal/Nutri-Grain bars, etc.)

LUNCH (cup/canned soups, chili, instant noodles, peanut butter/cheese crackers, etc.)

DINNER (mac & cheese, canned chicken, ravioli/beefaroni/spaghetti, black/pinto beans, etc)

SNACKS (protein bars, applesauce, fruit cups, raisins, popcorn, pudding, pretzels, etc.)

MILK (shelf-stable milk boxes, Horizon, Organic Valley, Hershey’s, etc.)

JUICE BOXES (juice boxes, V-8, Capri Sun, etc)

There are several ways to give:

donate to help feed hungry children

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tax deductible 

Galilee United Methodist Church is a registered 501(c)(3) private, nonprofit organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

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