Grateful to our 2021 Pantry Supporters!

We are so grateful to all the individuals and organizations in our community who have been donating to help stock our Emergency Pantry this fall. The pantry is filling up, but we still have many needs. See below for most-needed items, and learn about some of the wonderful donations that have been coming in.

Pantry Volunteer Needed! Click Here to learn more

Please Donate and Please Share!

Britepaths is located at 3959 Pender Dr., #200, Fairfax, VA 22030

We are typically able to accept donations Mon.-Fri., 10a-2p, but we ask that you contact us ahead of time to arrange drop-off. 703.273.8829 or

We also have a *great need* for reusable grocery bags to distribute food.

Thank You!

Most-Needed Items: URGENT NEEDS


  • Cereal (family sized, healthy types with less sugar, please!)
  • Rice

Household/Hygiene Items

  • Toilet paper
  • Laundry detergent (liquid or pods)
  • All-purpose cleaners/Windex/toilet bowl cleaner
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Body wash
  • Deodorant

In the News: Click Here to read the Fairfax Connection article about our urgent pantry needs in November 2021

Maya Singhal’s Birthday: We’re so grateful to Maya Singhal and her friends and family for helping our families as part of her birthday celebration. She asked her loved ones to donate food and supplies for our pantry and delivered them on Dec. 21.
Girl Scout Troop 56092: Thank you to the Daisies and Brownies of Girl Scout Troop 56092 at Colin Powell ES in Centreville for running a food drive and collecting more than 500 pounds of pantry donations
Anytime Fitness Fairfax: For many years, the staff and members of Anytime Fitness Fairfax have been collecting food and gift cards to help stock our pantry at the holidays. They held a donation drive in November 2021 and delivered more than 500 pounds of donations in December.
Kai’s Food Drive: Kai Genieser, a sophomore at Flint Hill School, organized a food drive by creating a flyer and asking his neighbors to donate. In total they donated 186 pounds of essentials for Fairfax families in need.
Tom Family Donation: Britepaths’ Board Member Alan Tom and his family recently donated more than 100 pounds of greatly needed food and supplies.
Old Lee Hills/Hugo the Gargoyle Little Free Library Food Drive: We reopened our Pantry in July 2021 after closing for more than a year due to the pandemic. Our friends in the Old Lee Hills neighborhood of Fairfax City heard our urgent call for food and ran a collection at “Hugo the Gargoyle‘s” Little Free Library throughout July. They donated a total of 713 pounds, 606 items and $350 in grocery store gift cards. So grateful to the Jaworski and McCarthy families for spearheading this effort and matching donations, the Old Town Fairfax Business Association for sponsoring, and to the many donors who supported this effort.
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