Community Missions

On the first floor of Richmond’s First Baptist Church you will find a food pantry, clothes closet, showers and a group of volunteers ready to make life just a little easier for those who are down on their luck.  As part of our Compassion Ministry, we work hard to make life look a little more like heaven.  Some days it’s as simple as a hot cup of coffee and clean clothes.  

Beyond the services you will find below, we also offer a lending library, sleeping bags and blankets, toiletries, and assistance in acquiring identification.

Please enter from the Park Avenue side of the building.  

Food Boxes

Monday through Friday we make up boxes with approximately one week’s worth of food that can be picked up by clients, social and caseworkers, or other ministries.  To learn more or request a box, email Steve Blanchard.


11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Food pantry, clothes closet, showers, laundry service drop off (pick up on Thursday)

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.:  Clothes closet, showers, laundry service pick up (drop off on Monday)

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.:  Showers only


4th Mondays: Daily Planet Mobile Health Clinic

YMCA Navigators (once a month)

Richmond City Social Services Caseworker (once a month)

Closed Dates in 2024

Feb 17 – Saturday Showers Closed

Feb 19  – Monday Closed

Mar 11 – Monday Closed

Mar 30 – Saturday Showers Closed

Apr 1 – Easter Monday Closed

May 27 – Monday Memorial Day Closed


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