The Catering Outfit Helps Food Pantry Fund

The Catering Outfit Helps is a partnership with Sysco Foods, Digital Minerva, and Pale Fire Brewing. Our goal is to help people in the restaurant industry with direct support by supplying food products, free of charge. 

The restaurant industry has been decimated by the COVID-19 virus and our country’s need to close or restrict public gathering spaces. Hundreds of restaurant workers in Charlottesville and the Surrounding area have been laid off with no idea of when they will be able to return to work. This means, for many, a total loss of income with little warning. 

The Catering Outfit has a large, airy event space which, like most restaurants, is presently closed to the public. We have put that space to work as a pickup location for food items generously donated by Sysco Foods. Anyone in the restaurant industry is welcome to stop by our space and pick up shelf food items for themselves and their families in this time of need. 

We have partnered with Go Fund Me to provide a structure which donations can be made. Digital Minerva has donated their services through the creation, hosting maintenance and ongoing updates of this website which provides up to date information to those in need.


  • michael welling 
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
  • Mark Whitesides 
    • $20 
    • 2 mos
  • Catlett Land Company 
    • $150 
    • 2 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 2 mos
  • Pamela Rini 
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
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Fundraising team (4)

The Catering Outfit 
Raised $40 from 1 donation
Charlottesville, VA
The Food Pantry 
James Carter 
Team member
Megan Slawski 
Team member
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