Two volunteers pushing a cart of groceries.How You Can Help

The Food Pantry is a 501C3 non-profit organization that relies on donations from the community to keep its doors open.

  • Make an in-kind donation of groceries at the Salem Food Pantry at 620 Chapman Street, Salem, VA 24153.
  • Make a tax-deductable monetary contribution.  Checks should be made out to the Salem / Roanoke County Food Pantry and mailed to P. O. Box 288, Salem, VA 24153.
  • Volunteer your time.  Volunteers typically work two hour shifts once or twice a month.  Our hours of operation are 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Please call Jane or Jenny at the Pantry to find out more 540-389-6938 or email


Volunteers in 2016:
Total Number of Volunteers 210
Total Number of Volunteer Hours 4169
Average Number Volunteers Per Month 67
Average Number Volunteers Hours Per Month 347
Value of Hours Served ($16/h) $66,704.00