David: Reflections from Michelle Stamper

Michelle Stamper is the volunteer director of a FASWVA Mobile Food Pantry site in Grayson County. It was winter when I first met David, so we were holding the Mobile Food Pantry distribution inside the gym. I was up front calling out numbers and taking cards as clients started through […]


Giving Back in Retirement: IRA Charitable Rollover

1 in 8 individuals in our community doesn’t always know whether they’ll have enough food to eat. Your support can make a difference! If you’ve reached the age of 701/2, and are considering ways to reduce your federal income tax on unneeded, but required distributions from your traditional IRA – […]


FASWVA Disaster Relief Involvement Update

Update on FASWVA’s involvement in hurricane recovery efforts: As people assess the devastation in communities throughout Florida and Texas, food banks and state associations are working together to meet increased needs. Feeding America national continues to support the network’s efforts by securing food and funds from national donors and network […]


It’s Hunger Action Month – Take Action!

Hunger Action Month is when the national Feeding America organization asks everyone in the nation to take action to fight hunger in their communities, all month long. HAM is your opportunity to join a movement that has a real and lasting impact on efforts to feed more Americans than ever […]


It’s Go Time for Summer Feeding

It’s Go Time for Summer Feeding Spontaneous cheers of “when I say taco, you say nacho — TACO! NACHO!” rose from a crowd of children as they waited in line for meals at a very special foodie truck. Feeding America Southwest Virginia hosts Summer Food Service Program sites throughout our […]