Newsletter – Summer 2016

Our Summer 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: Waiting for “Recovery” in Southwest Virginia Summer Feeding Kicks Off with FASWVA and No Kid Hungry Partner Program Conferences: Sharing, Learning, Motivating – Together […]


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Help with Summer Feeding

For most kids, summer is an exciting time. But for 6-year-old Jason, the end of school means he will soon be hungry and counting on generous friends like you… When school ends, so do the school breakfasts and lunches. Jason’s mom can’t afford to pay rent and buy the food he needs – and summer […]

1 in 8 Southwest Virginia residents facing hunger

While the United States economy has improved and unemployment rates have declined, more than 154,500 people in Southwest Virginia still struggle to meet their basic need for food – including more than 48,900 children. Food insecurity is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s measure of lack of access, at times, to enough food for an active, […]

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2016 Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

  Feeding the hungry is challenging. But this weekend, it’s as easy as putting a letter in your mailbox. On Saturday, May 14th, letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations. All you need to do is leave a sturdy bag of non-perishable food for pick-up. Collection bins will also be available at Food Lion stores […]

2016 Matching Challenge

You have a special opportunity to help twice as many people in Southwest Virginia who don’t have enough food . . . The Board of Directors of Feeding America Southwest Virginia has offered a generous Matching Challenge Grant of $25,000 to reach a goal of $50,000. Our Board is challenging you and other supporters to […]

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