COVID-19 Update

These are unprecedented times as the nation and the world grapple with the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The DMV area already possesses a large food insecure population, but as the virus has progressed and the economy remains unstable, more and more people are falling into that category. At SevaTruck, we’re taking steps to ensure a comfortable, safe environment for everyone involved. Learn more about how our team is adapting.

Capital Area Food Bank’s Hunger Report 2020 has conducted extensive studies to determine the impact of COVID-19 on the DMV, and has determined that there could potentially be a “48% to 60% increase in food insecurity for the region”. The pandemic has only catalyzed the increase of need in our area and has disproportionately affected seniors, children and people of color. Now more than ever, SevaTruck’s mission is of the utmost importance!

The health and safety of our volunteers and partners is our top priority, and SevaTruck has made several updates to abide by social distancing guidelines and meet the growing need:

  1. We are now only accepting volunteers from a single family on a given day to contain any potential exposure to our other volunteers.
  2. All meals are now being prepared away from the distribution site to avoid large congregations of people. Meals are prepared in advance and given to our amazing partners who safely distribute them to their respective communities.
  3. Our weekly number of meals has increased to almost 2000 per week, and so far in the year 2020, we have already exceeded our net output for the entirety of last year.

The pandemic has thrown the existing issues in our region into harsh relief. The DMV has been in a long fight with food insecurity, and according to the Hunger Report 2020, nearly 415,000 people in the region struggled with food insecurity before the pandemic. Now, that number is increasing at alarming rates. In these trying times, SevaTruck is dedicated to rise to meet this need by seeing through our goals of combating hunger, serving humanity, and building unity in our community.

Please contact info@sevatruck.org with questions or for more information.

Follow Along

It’s #givingtuesday today, a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform communities! Our neighbors in need have endured so much and food insecurity is still a concern for so many. Donate to #sevatruck today to support our efforts in feeding over 1,500 meals every week! #donate #giving #community #freemeals #dmv #localcharity #volunteer #makingadifference #togetherwegive #unleashgenerosity ...

Today we would like to thank you, volunteers, donors and partners who make it possible for us to serve over 66,000 in 2021! Without your support, our work would not be possible. Thank you and best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving! #happythanksgivingday #seva #sevatruckdc #sevatruck #love #support #freemeals #foodtruck #thankful #blessed #volunteer #dmvnonprofit #community #makingadifference ...

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” - John F. Kennedy. ...

Dasvandh Network’s 9th annual 10-days of giving - November 5th through November 14th- is starting today, and this year’s theme is: “Amplify Your Giving”!

DasvandhWeek is an opportunity as a community to continue supporting the work of Sikh activists and their panthic causes. If you donate to SevaTruck Foundation this week, your donation will be matched up to $400 (per transaction). Your contribution will allow us to continue to serve warm and healthy meals to underprivileged youth, families, and veterans and AMPLIFY your impact. Matching funds go quickly so make your contribution today by visiting dvnetwork.org/SevaTruck .

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We have so much to be thankful for, let's share with our community in need!
Give back this year by donation to our Thanksgiving Food Drive. Drop off items by November 19, 2021 at our Sevatruck office #community #thanksgiving #fooddrive #thankful #seva #sevatruck #sevatruckdc #freemeals #helpinghsnds #dmv #letshelp
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