Your support for the Food Pantry and other Hands Across Middlesex services is more critical than ever due to the financial stresses faced by many due to the pandemic.   Please consider donating to help those in need in the community.  

The Food Pantry at the Cryer Center is held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.  Please refer to the calendar for the Mobile Pantry schedule.​

The Hands Office will remain closed until further notice. ​

Leave a message at 804-758-2044 for emergency food and home repair assistance. 

The regular Saturday Cryer Center Yard and Clothing Closet Sales are available by APPOINTMENT ONLY on the second and fourth Saturdays. Please call 804-654-9822 to make an appointment.


The Clothing Closet will be open to Hands clients on the first Thursday of the month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Donations are still accepted and can be placed in one of the open trailers at the back of the Center if a volunteer is not present.  Call 804-758-2044 and leave a message if you would like to schedule a large furniture pickup.  

Cryer Center Yard and Clothing Closet Sales


  • To make an appointment call 804-654-9822 and leave your name and phone number.

  • You will be called back to schedule your appointment.

  • Appointments:

    • Limited to a total of ten people at one time.

    • You will have 45-minutes to shop and then check-out

  • You may reserve an appointment for a spouse or family member (limit of 2 people per family).

  • Masks and Social Distancing are required.

  • If you make and miss two appointments, you may not be able to make appointments in the future.

  • In advance, thank you for your support during the current restrictions and we look forward to returning to our regular Yard Sale schedule in the near future.