News Flash

Home - Featured News

Posted on: August 4, 2023

The Commissioner and Cans Food Drive

Food Drive Graphic

Help the City of Chesapeake’s Commissioner of the Revenue raise funds and donations for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore from August 1 through August 31! The Commissioners and Cans Food Drive is a statewide fundraiser sponsored by the Commissioner of the Revenue Association and the Association of Virginia Food Banks. During this fundraiser, multiple Commissioner of the Revenue offices across Virginia will partake in a friendly competition to collect the most food and funds for the food banks. Chesapeake’s office hopes to collect the most!

Did you know that 1 in 8 Virginians live with food insecurity, 8% of Virginia households are food insecure, 1 in 6 children face hunger daily, and 25% of Americans overall are food insecure? Food bank donations routinely experience a sharp decline in donations outside of the holidays, so the need for donations is especially high right now. Every donation to your local food bank makes a significant difference in the lives of others. No amount is too small.

The most needed items are monetary donations, canned meats, canned vegetables, canned fruits, peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, hearty meaty soup, pasta and sauces, cereal and oatmeal, and condiments and spices.

This fundraiser runs from August 1 through August 31, 2023. To make an online monetary donation, visit Chesapeake’s Commissioner of the Revenue’s official fundraiser site. To make monetary and food donations in person, visit the first floor of Chesapeake City Hall. Canned goods can be placed in the donation box, and sealed checks can be collected by the first floor Information Desk. Checks should be made payable to "Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia" or "FSEVA" and must include “City of Chesapeake Commissioner of the Revenue” on the memo line. Checks must be delivered by August 31.

The City of Chesapeake’s Commissioner of the Revenue thanks you greatly for your participation in this fundraiser and looks forward to helping the community!

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Home - Featured News

Christmas Parade Graphic

Annual Christmas Parades

Posted on: November 27, 2023
Thanksgiving Schedule Graphic

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

Posted on: November 16, 2023
Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project Graphic

Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project

Posted on: August 2, 2023
Green Space Survey Graphic

Green Space Survey

Posted on: November 13, 2023
Drain Tips Graphic

Keep Your Sewer System Flowing

Posted on: November 15, 2023
South Norfolk Design Guidelines Graphic

South Norfolk Design Guidelines

Posted on: October 16, 2023
Connecting Chesapeake Graphic

Connecting Chesapeake

Posted on: October 12, 2023
CAST Volunteer Graphic

CAST Volunteers Needed

Posted on: October 11, 2023
Bicycle Registration Graphic

Bicycle Registration

Posted on: October 5, 2023
Early Voting Satellite Locations Graphic

November 2023 Voter Guide

Posted on: October 16, 2023
National Preparedness Month Graphic

National Preparedness Month

Posted on: September 12, 2023
Transportation Alternatives Program Graphic

Transportation Alternatives Program

Posted on: August 31, 2023
Labor Day Closure Graphic

Labor Day Closures

Posted on: August 30, 2023
Prepare Your Trees Graphic

Prepare Your Trees for Severe Weather

Posted on: August 24, 2023

Mosquito Control Awareness Week

Posted on: June 20, 2023
Missing Pet Graphic

Lost Pet Prevention Tips

Posted on: July 24, 2023
Beat the Heat Graphic

Extreme Heat Safety

Posted on: August 7, 2023
Plant a Row Graphic

Plant a Row for the Hungry

Posted on: July 11, 2023
Burgundy graphic with loud speaker image and "Make Your Voice Heard"

Your City, Your Voice

Posted on: July 4, 2023