About Us

RARA has a 15-member governing board serving 3 year terms. It has 3 part time paid positions — an Executive Director, and Secretary/Treasurer, and a Clerk, plus many volunteer positions.

Approximately 70 Pantry volunteers put in a total of over 4,000 hours in serving clients, restocking shelves to make client boxes, doing inventory , picking up goods at stores and churches, plus purchasing, loading and transporting large pallets of food from  USDA  at the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank in Verona.  There are also many hours of maintenance to be done at the pantry.

In 2013 the total number of clients served at the pantry was 17,626 individuals, including 7147 families/households served.

To learn more about RARA, see the philosophy and guidelines, Constitution, and By-Laws.

You may now make donations to RARA using the secure PayPal button on our “Donate ” page!

Rockbridge Area Relief Association
350 Spotswood Drive
PO Box 640, Lexington, Va. 24450
Phone: 540  463 6642
Fax 540-463-6942
E-mail: office@raralex.org


RARA is a United Way Agency



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