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Does feeding hungry kids free meals from a super cool food truck sound like fun to you? Volunteer with Cafe to Grow! Check out this great story from Erin Brookshire of WSLS10 to learn more about what Cafe to Grow is up to today. Then visit to help us […]

Sam’s Club “Meals from Members” on now!

Sam’s Club and Feeding America national’s “Meals from Members” campaign is back to help feed the hungry. The nationwide campaign has a goal of securing 3.4 million meals on behalf of local member food banks like FASWVA through donations made with support from Sam’s Club Members. Through March 31, members […]


When you walk through the warehouses at Feeding America Southwest Virginia in Salem and Abingdon, you must watch your step. All around you there are pallets piled high with boxes of food, and fork lifts moving swiftly back and forth from trucks to racks and back again. Or at least, […]

Finding a Way

Lee Horn runs the Suburban Christian Church’s food pantry in Bristol, Virginia – one of Feeding America Southwest Virginia’s 350+ partner programs. The daughter of a pastor, Lee grew up advocating for those who are less fortunate. “All I’d ever known was helping people,” she explains modestly. She continues this […]

On the Move

Trucks are an often overlooked part of food bank operations. But the fact is, without trucks, Feeding America Southwest Virginia couldn’t exist. These rumbling diesel beasts travel from one corner of our 12,400 square-mile service region to the other picking up donated food, dropping off partner program orders, delivering disaster […]