Senior Angel Trees bear holiday fruit

The Senior Angel Tree project will soon be underway in Rappahannock. Beginning Friday, Nov. 19, paper “angels” will adorn Christmas trees at the Rappahannock Library and Union First Market Bank (formerly Rappahannock National Bank) in […]

Food Pantry

Food Pantry Update for Nov. 1

Halloween was a howl at the Rappahannock Food Pantry. Manager (and pirate) Mimi Forbes disarmed all with her get-up. Volunteer John Mann was a Bob Marley look-alike. At least one child came to the Pantry […]


Food Pantry Update for Oct. 7

“There’s very little greed — but a lot of gratitude at the Pantry,” says Noel Laing, who finds volunteering at the Rappahannock Food Pantry rewarding. Noel is a “regular”; every Thursday morning you’ll find him at the Pantry, unloading food, stocking shelves and issuing donor receipts. Pantry director Mimi Forbes needs a few more regulars like Laing for the Tuesday morning (9 to 12:30) and afternoon (12:30 to 4) shifts and for Saturdays (9 to 2). To volunteer call the Pantry at 540-675-1177 or email […]

Food Pantry

Food Pantry Update

The Rappahannock Food Pantry is a year old! During its first year, the Rappahannock community and others donated almost 20 tons of food and more than three tons of pet food, 1,300 dozen eggs and […]