Empowering Culpeper

Empowering Culpeper

The Empowering Culpeper USDA distribution program that provides food commodities (staples) for low-income families in Culpeper County. The distribution is held on the third Saturday of each month at Culpeper United Methodist Church (1233 Oaklawn Drive), from 9-11 a.m. The Culpeper Connector provides drop off and pick up transportation to the church. For transportation information, call:  540-829-5300.

Families that are income eligible will be enrolled to receive food commodities on a monthly basis. Households that receive Food Stamps or Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are automatically eligible. Registration is done on site only.  Please come early to allow ample time.

VOLUNTEERS are always needed for unloading, packaging, and distribution.  For more information about volunteering for the food distribution, please email empoweringculpeper@peopleinc.net.  Call (276) 623-9000.

You can also call Denise Walker at Healthy Culpeper 540-727-0372, extension 385.

People, Incorporated is now the fiscal agent for Empowering Culpeper.  

2021 Empowering Culpeper USDA Food Commodity Distribution


 January 16th

February 20th

March 20th

April 17th

May 15th

June 19th

July 17th

August 21th

September 18th

October 16th

November 20th

December 18th

Time:   9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Where: Culpeper United Methodist Church
1233 Oaklawn Drive
Culpeper, VA  22701

  • Income eligible households will be enrolled to receive food commodities monthly. Culpeper County residents that receive SNAP (food stamps)
  • Medicaid, or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are automatically eligible.
  • The Culpeper Connector provides drop transportation to/from the church.
  • Please be there on time, registration and distribution will take some time.

For more information please email: empoweringculpeper@peopleinc.net