VCU Student Creates an App for Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank

Updated: Mar 31, 2020


Yousef Haggy, a Riverbend High School graduate, has designed an app for the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank. The app offers information on how to get assistance from local food pantries and directions on how to get there. The app is free and can be downloaded on both Apple and Android devices.


Haggy first helped the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank his senior year in high school. His computer class helped to design an online food safety training program. Haggy now attends Virginia Commonwealth University and in his free time was looking for meaningful projects to work on. He got back in touch with the food bank to ask if he could create an app.


The app only took about 3 weeks to develop and another month to get published. The app,