Delayed opening at Salem and Community Solutions Center December 11th

Both the Salem and Community Solutions Center locations of Feeding America Southwest Virginia will be opening at 10 am on December 11th, 2018. This delay is due to the snow and remaining plowing that still needs to be done. Any staff that cannot make it in tomorrow should contact their […]

Delayed Opening

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FASWVA Closed Monday, Dec. 10th Due to Weather

Feeding America Southwest Virginia will be closed on Monday, December 10th due to the snowy weather. All of our locations – Abingdon, Salem, and the Community Solutions Center – will be closed. Please keep checking back here for updates. Have fun in the snow and, please, stay safe!


2018 FASWVA/Kroger Grocery Dash!

The Feeding America Southwest Virginia/Kroger Grocery Dash is BACK and better than ever! Join us on #GivingTuesday, Tuesday, November 27, at 1 p.m. at the Ridgewood Farms Kroger store (1925 Electric Rd.) in Salem to watch three teams of your favorite local TV personalities dash to feed the hungry! #GivingTuesday […]


FASWVA graduates first culinary arts training class

The inaugural cohort of four students recently graduated from Feeding America Southwest Virginia’s Culinary Arts Training program. Mona Ardoun, Althea J. Jenkins, Charles Parker and Shaqueena Snyder were recognized with certificates of completion and high praise from their instructor, FASWVA Director of Culinary Arts, Marti Burbridge. Burbridge lauded the students […]


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 […]

Impact 2017 Cover Page