For over twenty years, The Salvation Army Hampton Roads Area Command has been working with WVEC-TV 13News to make sure that Hampton Roads children get back to school with The Write Stuff. During the month of August, at locations throughout Hampton Roads drop-off barrels and boxes are available for the community to donate new school supplies to be distributed by The Salvation Army in the final weeks before school begins. Pertinent information can be found below or by calling 757-543-8100 ext 64249.
2015 Drop Off Location List
|Walmart Supercenter||1098 Frederick Blvd||Portsmouth||23707|
|Walmart Neighborhood Market||11214 Jefferson Ave||Newport News||23601|
|Walmart Supercenter||1149 Nimmo Pkwy||Va Beach||23456|
|Walmart Neighborhood Market||117 Marketplace Drive||Hampton||23666|
|Walmart Supercenter||1170 N. Military Hwy||Norfolk||23502|
|Walmart Supercenter||1200 N. Main St||Suffolk||23434|
|Walmart Supercenter||12401 Jefferson Ave||Newport News||23602|
|Walmart Supercenter||1521 Sams Circle||Chesapeake||23320|
|Walmart Neighborhood Market||1720 E little creek rd||Norfolk||23518|
|Walmart Neighborhood Market||1832 Kempsville RD||Va Beach||23464|
|Walmart Supercenter||1900 Cunningham Drive||Hampton||23666|
|Walmart Supercenter||201 Hillcrest Pkwy||Chesapeake||23322|
|Walmart Supercenter||2021 Lynnhaven Pkwy||Va Beach||23456|
|Walmart Supercenter||2448 Cheseapeake Sq Ring Rd||Chesapeake||23321|
|Walmart Supercenter||2601 Geo Washington Mem Hwy||Yorktown||23693|
|Walmart Neighborhood Market||2864 VA Beach BLVD||Va Beach||23452|
|Walmart Neighborhood Market||3201 Holland Rd||Va Beach||23453|
|Walmart Neighborhood Market||3350 E Princess Anne Rd||Norfolk||23502|
|Walmart Neighborhood Market||4670 Casey Blvd||Williamsburg||23188|
|Walmart Neighborhood Market||475 Kempsville rd||Chesapeake||23320|
|Walmart||4821 Virginia Beach Blvd||Va Beach||23462|
|Walmart||6111 Jefferson Avenue||Newport News||23605|
|Walmart Supercenter||6259 College Dr||Suffolk||23435|
|Walmart Supercenter||632 Grassfield Pkwy||Chesapeake||23322|
|Walmart Supercenter||657 Phoenix Dr||Va Beach||23452|
|Walmart Neighborhood Market||673 cedar rd||Chesapeake||23322|
|Walmart||6819 Walton Ln||Gloucester||23061|
|Walmart||731 E. Rochambeau Dr||Williamsburg||23188|
|Walmart Supercenter||7530 Tidewater Dr||Norfolk||23505|
|Walmart||9305 Pocahontas Tr||Williamsburg||23185|
|Chick fil-a Marketplace at Hilltop||749 First Colonial Road||Virginia Beach||23451|
|Chick fil-a General Booth||1524 General Booth Blvd||Virginia Beach||23454|
|Chick fil-a Lynnhaven Mall||701 Lynnhaven Parkway||Virginia Beach||23452|
|Chick fil-a Parkway Plaza||877 Lynnhaven Pkwy||Virginia Beach||23452|
|Chick fil-a Haygood||1097 Independene Pkwy||Virginia Beach||23455|
|Chick fil-a Salem Crossing||2013 Lynnhaven Pkwy||Virginia Beach||23456|
|Chick fil-a Indian River||5409 Indian River Rd||Virginia Beach||23456|
|Chick fil-a Broad Creek Crossing||1205 N. Military Hwy||Norfolk||23502|
|Chick fil-a Greenbrier Mall||1401 Greenbrier Pkwy||Chesapeake||23320|
|Chick fil-a Battlefield||1516 Sams Cir||Chesapeake||23320|
|Chick fil-a Ghent||1600 Monticello Avenue||Norfolk||23510|
|Chick fil-a Edinburgh Commons||205 Carmichael Way||Chesapeake||23322|
|Chick fil-a Monticello||4610 Monticello Ave||Williamsburg||23188|
|Chick fil-a Mooretown||6732 Mooretown Rd||Williamsburg||23188|
|Chick fil-a Frederick||901 Frederick Blvd||Portsmouth||23707|
|Chick fil-a Portsmouth Blvd||4204 Portsmouth Blvd Ches||Chesapeake||23321|
|Chick fil-a Main St||1018 N. Main St||Suffolk||23434|
|Chick fil-a Harbour View||6212 College Dr||Suffolk||23435|
|Chick fil-a Christopher Newport||12423 Warwick Blvd||Newport News||23606|
|Chick fil-a Mercury||110 Market Place Drive||Hampton||23666|
|Chick fil-a Yoder Plaza||12128 Jefferson Ave||Newport News||23602|
|Chick fil-a Coliseum Dr||2140 Coliseum Drive||Hampton||23666|
|Chick fil-a Victory||5003a Victory Blvd||Yorktown||23693|
|Chick fil-a Patrick Henry Mall||12300 Jefferson Ave||Newport News||23602|
|Chick fil-a Gloucester||6780 Waltons Ln||Gloucester||23061|
Families fitting all of the following criteria may apply:
- Household has at least one child in grades K-12
- Household resides in Norfolk, Virginia Beach or Chesapeake (limited) See Portsmouth section below for Portsmouth and Chesapeake 23321/23323 households.
- Household is experiencing documentable financial distress or crisis
How to Apply:
Location: The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corp Community Center: 1401 Ballentine Blvd. Norfolk, VA 23504 (located in Norfolk at the corner of Princess Anne Rd. and Ballentine Blvd.) Dates/Times: August 26-28 9AM – 3PM
Items Required to Apply:
- Picture ID for head of household (applicant).
- Proof of address (lease/mortgage statement or two household bills).
- Birth Certificates AND Social Security Cards for children in grades K-12.
- If you also plan to apply for Christmas assistance please plan to bring these for any younger children as well.
- *YOU MUST BE THE PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF THE CHILDREN ABOVE TO BE CONSIDERED*
- Proof of any and all household income for the last 30 days including but not limited to: employment income, unemployment income, child support, disability, social security, retirement, vet benefits, etc.
- If you receive TANF or Food Stamps you will only need to provide proof of either to qualify.
- If your household income exceeds government income poverty guidelines you will also be required to provide proof of your crisis.
If there is no household TANF or Food Stamps, please bring proof of all household income, including but not limited to: employment income, unemployment income, child support, disability, retirement, vet benefits, etc.
Portsmouth Write Stuff Distribution (City of Portsmouth Residents and Chesapeake Zip Codes 23321 & 23323):
Attention parents of children entering grades K-12 for the school year 2015-2016: The Salvation Army will now be taking applications for our 2015 Write Stuff program to provide book bags and school supplies to those children who reside and attend school in the city of Portsmouth and in the 23321 and 23323 zip codes of Chesapeake. Applications will be taken from July 1 – August 23, 2015 and will be taken at our office building on 2306 Airline Boulevard, Portsmouth, VA. For questions, please call our office at (757) 393-2519. Application dates: July 1 – August 21 Please bring the following documentation with you when applying:
- Photo ID
- Proof of residency (lease or mortgage)
- Birth certificates and school entrance letters of final report card for June 2015 for all school-aged children
Norfolk, Chesapeake & Virginia Beach Write Stuff Distribution:
Date and time: August 26-28 9AM – 3PM
- Photo ID
- Proof of residency (lease or mortgage)
- Child’s verification of enrollment form, class schedule or final report card for 2015