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Stay informed and inspired with the latest updates! Don’t miss out on the incredible work happening at House of Mercy—click on our news section to read more and see how we’re making a difference every day.

Celebrate House of Mercy’s 18th Anniversary with Us!

You are invited to join us in celebrating House of Mercy's 18th Anniversary with a Mass and small reception on Saturday, June 22nd at 9 am. We are excited to commemorate 18 years of dedicated service and impact in our community. Over the years, House of Mercy has been...

House of Mercy Announces 2024 Back to School Program to Support Local Students

House of Mercy is thrilled to announce the return of its 2024 Back to School Program, a vital initiative aimed at providing essential school supplies to children whose families are facing financial insecurities in our community. This year, our goal is to support over...

House of Mercy Chosen Non-Profit for Fruhlingsfest Proceeds

We are thrilled to announce that House of Mercy has been chosen as the recipient of all proceeds from Lindsay Volkswagen of Manassas' recent Fruhlingsfest! This vibrant event, reminiscent of Oktoberfest but in the spring, was a massive hit, bringing the community...

Manassas food pantry coping with surge in demand

        Jim Hale | Catholic Herald Staff Writer | 6/13/24 Poverty in the diocese is increasing and the path to poverty is “complicated” according to Jessica Root, executive director of the House of Mercy, which operates a food pantry, thrift store and clothing...

House of Mercy Receives Generous Grant at Dunkin’ Donuts Grand Opening in Manassas

House of Mercy Receives Generous Grant at Dunkin' Donuts Grand Opening in Manassas Manassas, VA, March 8, 2024 – House of Mercy is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded a $3,000 grant from the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation during the grand opening of...

The Wheeler Report – Ribbon Cutting Highlights

Friday, October 28, Chair Wheeler attended House of Mercy's (issue 105) ribbon cutting for the expansion of its food pantry, which now occupies all the suite spaces in its current building at 8154 Flannery Court in Manassas. Learn more about the food pantry here....

Gift Cards Now Available for Our Thrift Store!

The Thrift Store @ House of Mercy is thrilled to announce that we now offer gift cards for all your gift-giving needs! Visit us in-store and purchase either a physical gift card or eGift card for your favorite thrifter! You can also purchase eGift cards online here....

House of Mercy Acquires Additional Space to Expand Food Pantry and Community Thrift Store Services

On May 2, 2022, Executive Director Jessica Root signed House of Mercy’s new lease, increasing the size of the space available for the Food Pantry and Community Thrift Store. Previously, House of Mercy occupied 6 of the 9 available suite spaces. With the new lease,...

House of Mercy Encourages NOVA to Get Your Green On This Spring

From March 1st to Earth Day (April 22nd)  House of Mercy Food Pantry and Thrift Store is encouraging the community to wear green.  When people think of wearing green in March their first thought is usually the color, in honor of St. Patrick’s day, but this year we also want to celebrate going green by being conscious of our impact on the environment through wearing second-hand clothing.

House of Mercy is Presented with The Agnes L. Colgan Visionary Award for Health and Human Services for 2022

On February 24, 2022, House of Mercy was presented with the Agnes J. Cologne Visionary Award for Health and Human Services.  The award was presented by Agnes Colgan’s daughter, Mary Finnigan, and was accepted by House of Mercy’s Executive Director, Jessica Root. 


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House of Mercy Food Pantry

Food Pantry & Client Services

HOURS: Monday-Friday | 10am-4pm

If you need help with food and clothing, you can join our food pantry program. Sign up for a new client registration appointment online, and after completing the registration, you will receive food assistance. Additionally, a monthly clothing allowance in our thrift store will be given to all members of the household.

House of Mercy Thrift Store

Thrift Store & Donation Center

HOURS: Monday-Saturday | 10am-8pm

We resell, reuse, or recycle 95% of our donated items, so you can find great bargains in our thrift store! Help us stock our store by donating clothes and housewares at our center in Manassas, VA. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer pickup services. 100% of the proceeds from our store go towards feeding those in need.

House of Mercy Thrift Store

Make a difference & Get Involved

Monday-Saturday | 10AM – 8PM

Our volunteers are the heart of House of Mercy. Their dedication and commitment make it possible for us to offer our services. If you have a special skill and want to help our customers and clients, please consider volunteering with us!