Help Carpenter's Shelter Collect (500) Cans of Summer

End Date: Sat, 07/07/2012 - 5:00pm
Carpenter's Shelter needs your help collecting 500 canned goods this summer

This is no movie.Help keep Carpenter's Shelter's pantry full this summer.

Carpenter’s Shelter is Northern Virginia’s largest homeless shelter, serving over 1,000 homeless and formerly homeless men, women and children each year. More than just a roof, Carpenter’s serves breakfast, lunch and dinner 365 days a year. With a food budget of $0, we rely on the generosity of the community to fill our pantry. 

Summer Is the Time of Greatest Need

Help keep our pantry full this summer, because homelessness doesn’t take a vacation.

Take Action Today!

Help keep the Carpenter's Shelter pantry stocked by donating your canned goods today. Click the Take Action button below to help Carpenter's Shelter meet their goal is to collect 500 cans of food between June 7 and July 7. That's just 20 cans of food per day!

Spread the Word

Share this action with your friends (use our social sharing icons on this page) and encourage friends, peers, coworkers, family members and neighbors to clean out their pantries or pick up a few cans next time they’re at the grocery store. Please note: Carpenter’s will only accept cans that have not passed expiration date.

Donations may be dropped off at Carpenter’s Shelter (930 North Henry Street, Alexandria, VA 22314) anytime between June 7-July 7. For large donations, please schedule a drop off time with Courtney Bishop by calling (703) 548-7500 x205 or via email 


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