Hurricane Prep Update: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Hurricane Florence response update:   FASWVA is preparing to assist those in our service area and beyond that will need help as a result of Hurricane Florence. As such, we are soliciting volunteers to assist with preparing meals TODAY AND TOMORROW at our kitchen located at 2328 Melrose Avenue, NW, […]

Preparations for Hurricane Florence

As hurricane Florence approaches the east coast of the United States, Feeding America Southwest Virginia is actively engaged in preparations for potential impacts in Southwest Virginia. Efforts include inventorying supplies and keeping in close contact with partner organizations including the Red Cross, Virginia  Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VAVOAD), the […]

Hunger Action Month is here!

  Feeding America Southwest Virginia and Kroger are joining together to bring awareness to the plight of the more than 144,000 Southwest Virginians who are food insecure – including more than 40,000 children.  This year, Kroger brings the power of its “Zero Hunger, Zero Waste” initiative as a sponsor of […]

Impact 2017 Cover Page

Think local. Give local. Feed Local.

I’ve been thinking about the meaning of community and the food bank’s mission as we prepare our annual report Impact: 2017. Community is all around us. We create and are created by communities. And for Feeding America Southwest Virginia, we are called to nourish communities and help stabilize the lives […]

Peanut Butter Drive August 1-31

Feeding America Southwest Virginia, Kroger and Q99 are teaming up to collect peanut butter throughout the month of August to support those facing hunger in Southwest Virginia. During the month of August, Kroger stores throughout Southwest Virginia will be collecting jars of peanut butter. Shoppers may contribute peanut butter to […]