2016 GiveBigNRV

In the New River Valley, 1 in 8 people are at risk of hunger. The rate is even higher among kids. In our community, 1 in 5 kids go hungry. When you give $1 to FASWVA, you provide seven meals to hungry kids, seniors, families, and veterans. We work with twenty local partner agencies in […]

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Mom with her two boys

2016 Annual Fund Drive

Even though she has a college education and works two jobs, Janine knows about hunger. As a single mom with plenty of bills, she has a hard time feeding her two sons. That’s why she’s so thankful for Feeding America Southwest Virginia and friends like you. She no longer worries about her family going hungry. […]


Newsletter – Spring 2016

Our Spring 2016 Newsletter is now available on-line for your reading pleasure! Find out what the food bank has been doing lately and how we are helping the food insecure. Featured Stories: Good Food Is Good Medicine Outgoing and Incoming Branch Directors in Abingdon FASWVA 2016-2019 Strategic Plan FASWVA Receives Fresh Produce Grant from Disney […]

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FASWVA and VCE staff teach cooking and nutrition

Teaching Healthy Cooking at FASWVA

One of the ways Feeding America Southwest Virginia feeds our community is through nutrition education with our partners at the Virginia Cooperative Extension. Many food insecure families lack the time or knowledge to prepare home cooked meals with the items they receive through food pantry distributions and SNAP benefits. They heavily depend on processed foods that […]


10th Annual Legal Food Frenzy – April 4 – 15

DONATE NOW 10th Annual Legal Food Frenzy – April 4 – 15 Each year, the Office of the Attorney General, The Young Lawyers Division of The Virginia Bar Association, and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks join efforts to host a funds and food drive competition within Virginia’s legal community. Across Southwest Virginia, one in […]

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