11th Annual Legal Food Frenzy

The 11th Annual Legal Food Frenzy is coming April 3 – 14, 2017 Legal Food Frenzy provides an opportunity to creatively work with your law firm’s coworkers to make a huge impact and help provide food to those facing hunger.  In 2016, the funds and food collected during this drive […]

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FASWVA 2016 Year-End Video

Another year of serving the hungry of our region is in the books! We present to you our annual year-end video highlighting key moments, supporters, and actions taken throughout 2016 to fight hunger and raise awareness of food insecurity. If you enjoy what you see, please share it with your […]

I am the 1 in 8

I am the 1 in 8 Susan Johnson It’s hard to imagine that 1-in-8 people in Southwest Virginia are at risk of going hungry. “Most people equate it with a homeless person,” says Susan Johnson, a volunteer at God’s Grace Food Pantry in Marion, Va., “but in actuality, it’s not […]

Food Lion Feeds Great Pantry Makeover

Food Lion Feeds Great Pantry Makeover FASWVA partner program Ecumenical Faith in Action (EFIA) had been considering making a few updates to its food pantry space for some time when they learned they’d be getting a big helping hand from the Food Lion Feeds Great Pantry Makeover program in September, […]

“These People Are My Family”

“These People Are My Family” Getting by with a little help from some friends Maria Kestner has an infectious smile and is quick to dispense hugs to everyone at Feeding America Southwest Virginia in Abingdon, where she volunteers. “These people are my family,” she says. Her FASWVA family helped her […]