Williamsburg, VA is PORCH’s first organization in VA and the first official Neighborhood Chapter PORCH is bringing on board. We are a local non-profit organization under the umbrella of PORCH Communities; we are an all volunteer, grassroots hunger relief organization. We collect food and cash donations through monthly neighborhood food drives and distribute donations to feed hundreds of at-risk families in our community through or current distribution partners, Williamsburg House of Mercy and FISH, Inc.


PORCH Communities fights food insecurity by creating sustainable hunger relief programs at the local level. Started in 2010 in Chapel Hill, NC, PORCH has grown into a repeatable model of monthly neighborhood food drives and fresh produce distribution supplying food pantries, schools, and community programs across the country. PORCH’s volunteer network of 30 chapters in 9 states, has contributed more than $10 million dollars in hunger relief.

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Volunteer with us!

PORCH Williamsburg was started to help neighbors in our community! The need in our community continues, and PORCH needs you! Help us collect, receive and process donations and if physical tasks are not for you, checking expirations dates is a job you can do while sitting, so please join us.

Donate food – Contact us and we will let you know if there is a coordinator in your neighborhood or where the closest drop-off location is that month.

We are currently coordinating food drives in the Holly Hills and Rolling Woods neighborhoods of  Willamsburg. f you want to set up a drive in your neighborhood or get involved in another way please email us at: williamsburg@porchcommunities.org

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How PORCH Works

PORCH is built around the very simple idea of a neighborhood food drive. Here’s how it works:

  • Once a month, on collection day, drop off your food donations at the designated front porch (or garage) in your neighborhood.
  • Volunteer neighborhood coordinators host the collection sites, and then transport the donated food to one of our local food pantries.


Make a tax-deductible donation online today! Your support will help ensure that families and children in need will get the food they need.