Browse our directory of Nonprofit Members serving the Peninsula, including Newport News, Hampton, City of Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Gloucester, Mathews, and Poquoson. To conduct a search, you can enter a keyword such as "housing" or "education" in the Search bar, enter the city or zip code in the Location field, and/or select a program category from the dropdown menu. Note: Many of our nonprofit members serve multiple locations on the Peninsula. To filter your search results by specific location(s) served, select the checkbox next to each.
Offered through Hampton Baptist Church, the mission of SAME (So All May Eat) is to create an interfaith community by addressing nutritional and physical needs with our neighbors who are homeless or living in poverty so we might together experience the fullness of God’s love and grace.
Providing miles of smiles by helping to alleviate poverty, hunger and insufficiencies through hope, love and giving of human resources, providing human services and empowerment workshops in life skills to revitalize and build strong families making a socioeconomic impact in our community. We provide free clothing, non-perishable food, personal hygiene and school supplies to those in need.
The mission of Williamsburg Community Growers is to educate the public regarding the benefits of producing and consuming locally grown produce; provide gardening space for individuals and organizations; promote healthy, sustainable lifestyles for the community; and demonstrate and promote conservation practices.
The vision of Williamsburg Community Growers is to grow Williamsburg’s healthy community food ecosystem.
THRIVE Peninsula is a 501c-3 faith-based coalition, helping families through financial hardship. We offer emergency financial assistance, financial coaching, food pantry services and more, to help families to stay afloat. Our food pantry hosts fresh produce, frozen meats, dairy items, breads, and shelf-stable goods and is open 5 days per week. Our financial coaches work alongside families to build budgets and connect them to relevant tools to make their money work for them. Our financial assistance program prevents eviction and utility cut-off, daily, and can help pay for a critical car repair, uniforms for work or other requests that help families retain employment. THRIVE hosts 65 weekly volunteers who pack groceries, build budgets, greet visitors, speaks with clients, and perform our mission. To learn more about us and to get involved, visit http://www.thrivepeninsula.org.