We are honored to provide multiple assistance programs throughout the year to Bedford county families in need. If you are in need, please take a look below and click the links to see if you qualify for assistance.
Christmas Selection eXpress (CSX)
Our organization was founded in 2006 to provide Christmas gifts, household items, food, toys, and used coats to low-income Bedford county families during Christmas time.
We have been honored to continue this program every year since 2006 and have now assisted more than 4,000 families during the Christmas season. God has blessed this program from the beginning and is continuing to do so.
Each year at Easter time, we provide low-income Bedford County families with Easter baskets & lots of goodies to fill them for each of their children.
Each family also receives a pantry box that includes fruits and vegetables, non-perishable food items, paper products, personal hygiene items, and diapers & wipes for those with infants & toddlers.
We provide a year-round pantry for all who are in need. Our pantry is open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We are USDA-certified and partner with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Shoes for Students
Our Shoes for Students program provides families with the opportunity to receive a pair of shoes for each of their children before starting back to school in the fall.
Winter Coat Closet
Bedford County low-income residents can come to the Christmas Station to receive one coat each year, per family member, during cold weather months.
We’re in the News!
We’re able to provide all of the programs listed on this page because of the generous donations and support we receive from the community!
So many local news outlets help us spread the word about the assistance opportunities we have.
Please check out our “In the News” webpage for some recent articles and news spots done by WSET, WSLS, NewsAdvance, and the Bedford Chamber of Commerce.