Canstruction, a creative and competitive event featuring massive sculptures built entirely from cans of food, is returning to southwest Virginia for the second year with an exhibition at Roanoke’s Taubman Museum of Art. Sculptures created with canned food – called “cansculptures” - will be on display from Friday, November 7th through Saturday, November 22nd. When the exhibit closes, cansculptures are dismantled and all of the cans go directly to Feeding America Southwest Virginia for distribution to people throughout our region that struggle with hunger - just in time for the Thanksgiving season. New this year, collection bins will be placed inside the Taubman Museum throughout the entire Canstruction SWVA exhibit to accept donations of additional cans of food from the public. Find out more about […]
We need volunteers for the 24th Annual Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home tour! You can help FASWVA feed the hungry by volunteering at the 2014 Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour this October 10th, 11th, and 12th. The annual Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour in southwest Virginia provides a unique opportunity to visit eight beautiful […]
Fight Hunger, Spark Change – Vote Now! Vote for Feeding America Southwest Virginia every day during Walmart’s “Fight Hunger, Spark Change” campaign. We are competing against 128 other food banks for a grant that would help our Mobile Produce Program distribute fresh fruits and vegetables to hungry families. Please help the hungry in our region […]
September is Hunger Action Month, when we ask everyone in America to take action to fight hunger in their community, all month long. Find out how you can make a difference in the fight against hunger!
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Milk is one of the items most requested by food bank clients, yet there is a nationwide shortage because it is rarely donated. The Great American Milk Drive is the first-ever national program to help deliver highly desired and nutrient-rich gallons of milk to hungry families who need it most. With a simple click of […]
Now through January 31, 2015 Outnumber Hunger is the perfect way for Southwest Virginia residents to get involved and support our own communities. By simply entering a special code on participating General Mills products and including your local zip code, you can ensure the donation made by General Mills will go directly to Feeding […]