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 […]

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 […]

FASWVA and Aetna Feed the Hungry at RAM Clinic in Wise

Feeding America Southwest Virginia and Aetna recently teamed up to provide non-perishable food boxes to patients attending the Remote Area Medical Clinic in Wise, Virginia. Thanks to sponsorship from Aetna, 1,500 boxes of food including canned vegetables, rice, beans, cereal and other staples were distributed. In additional to their financial […]