Fill the Canoe Food Drive

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Time & Place

  • Fill the Canoe Food Drive
    • Virginia Living Museum

      November 1-30, 2020

      524 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard
      Newport News, VA 23601
    • Phone: 757-595-1900
      Highway Exit: 258A from I-64
      Website: Click here to visit us online


For the month of November as a gesture of thanks and giving, the Museum will be holding our annual “Fill the Canoe” with non-perishable food items to benefit the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank. All individuals who bring a food item will receive a coupon for a free soft drink (can) or coffee at the Wild Side Café.
Please bring your non-perishable food items through November 30.
Requested items include:
  • Canned Tuna, Chicken or Ham
  • Pasta Meals and Sauces
  • Canned Fruit or Fruit Cups
  • Hearty Meaty Soups
  • Cereal, Breakfast Bars, Oatmeal
  • Rice Boxes, Whole Wheat Pasta
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • Mac and Cheese

The canoe is located in the Museum lobby to the right of the guest services desk.