What do you really know about SNAP and food insecurity? Here are 6 things that will open your eyes. “In 2013, 49.1 million Americans lived in households struggling with hunger, a stark number which includes 15.8 million children and 4.8 million seniors. Food insecurity is a daily reality for about one in seven households. So why […]
Local letter carriers collect over 264,000 pounds of food for the hungry during the Stamp Out Hunger campaign! On Saturday, May 9th, the letter carriers of NALC Local Branch 524 collected 264,257 pounds of food from residents along their postal routes during the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. The National Association of Letter […]
Feeding America Southwest Virginia is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. The mission of the Summer Food Service Program is to meet the needs of those children at risk of going hungry in the summer by providing them with nutritious meals and snacks when they no longer have access to free or reduced price […]
Our 2015 spring Newsletter is now available online. Featuring: – Feeding the Future – Remembering Cabell Brand – Summer Enrichment Program – Food City Fights Hunger – Providing Healthy Alternatives Read it on-line now!
The 23rd annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive is Saturday, May 9, 2015. Mark your calendars and get your non-perishable food donations ready! All donations stay local and feed the hungry of Southwest Virginia. Find out more about Stamp Out Hunger
Sinkland Farms links with IDA and Feeding America to promote “Drink Local, Eat Local, Buy Local”, the perfect theme for blending great music with Virginia’s best craft beers and unique wine blends. The festival will benefit Feeding America Southwest Virginia and the Intellectual Disabilities Agency of the New River Valley (IDANRV). The Sinkland Farms […]
As part of their “Money Smart Week” series, Bank on Roanoke Valley will be offering a free workshop that will teach how to eat better for less through planning, shopping, and cooking. By the end of this workshop, participants will learn how to eat better for less through planning, shopping, and cooking. This workshop will […]