September is Hunger Action Month! You can do your part to fight hunger every day by using our Hunger Action Month calendar.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]