Who We Are

At the core of our mission lies a vibrant community united by compassion, faith, and a shared commitment to alleviating hunger. Our diverse team reflects the inclusive spirit of East End Baptist Church, coming together to embrace the values that define our mission. As a church with a community food bank, we define ourselves by the principles of compassion, unity, and service. Our identity is rooted in the belief that we are a collective force for a positive change, extending beyond the boundaries of worship to address the immediate needs of those around us. We see our role as stewards of both spiritual and physical well-being, fostering a sense of togetherness as we work towards alleviating hunger within our community. Through the food bank we not only provide sustenance but also create a space where people can find support, understanding, and a shared commitment to building a stronger, more caring community. 


At the East End Baptist Church, the commitment to keeping our food bank, Solomon's Porch, running stems from a profound belief in the transformative power of compassion and the imperative to make a positive impact in our community. We recognize the pressing issue of food insecurity affecting the lives of many, and it is our unwavering mission to address the challenge with empathy and action. Through the continuous operation of our food bank,  we aim to be a beacon of hope, providing nourishment to those in need and fostering a sense of community that transcends the boundaries of hunger. By sustaining this initiative, we channel the values of love, generosity, and faith into tangible support, embodying the principle that every meal shared is a step towards building a stronger, more compassionate society. In essence, we keep our food bank running not just as a practical response to a critical need but as a testament to our dedication to creating a positive, lasting impact on the lives of those we serve. 


We extend a warm invitation to join us on this meaningful journey. Experience the joy of giving, the strength of community , and the impact of faith in action. Together, let's weave a tapestry of hope, one nourishing meal at a time.  Joining our mission to combat food insecurity is simple yet impactful. To volunteer with our food bank, individuals can reach out by contacting our food bank coordinator, Mrs. Yvonne B. Green via email at Additionally, for those looking to make a financial contribution, donations can be made securely through our website's designated donation portal. Every contribution, big or small, plays a crucial role in sustaining our efforts and ensuring that no one in our community goes hungry. Your generosity will directly impact lives, and we appreciate your willingness to stand with us in the fight against hunger. Together, let's make a meaningful difference in hte lives of those who need it most.

Hours of Operation


Income Based (no husband & wife in the same household; Renting a room in home is acceptable). This program is offered 2 times per month.                               

2nd & 4th Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Mini Mart

No Requirements (Individuals are allowed to shop for 3 minutes choosing one of each item) Individuals are able to shop both days.


Every Tuesday & Thursday from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Healthy Produce

           Medical Problems (The items available will be provided on a list as they will change per availability)


1 time per month - New day & date  TBD

60+ Food Program

(This food program is offered for those who are 60 years old and above) 


 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Address1056 Portsmouth Blvd, Suffolk, VA 23434