Archives: Programs

Community Health Improvement Program

As a Ballad Health designated Community Health Improvement Site, FSWVA joined the Unite Us data platform to support community-wide care coordination between health and social service providers. Through Unite Us, FSWVA can proactively connect people to our programs and services including the Harvest Home Community Kitchen, Mobile Marketplace, Mobile Food Pantry, and SNAP benefits to […]

Food Distribution Program

FSWVA serves as the hug of over 380 partner feeding programs in its 26-county, nine-city service area, sourcing, inspecting, warehousing, and distributing millions of pounds of food every year, valued at over $30 million.  Partner programs include food pantries, soup kitchens, children’s programs and programs for the elderly.  Feeding SWVA provides food assistance to the […]

The Kids’ Farmers Market Program

The Kids’ Farmers Market Program (KFM) is a pop-up, interactive experience that provides free produce and nutrition education to children of families who may not have the financial means to purchase produce on a consistent basis or not have access to a reliable source of produce.  Children also learn valuable financial literacy skills in the […]

FSWVA Partner Pick-up Program

The Partner Pick-up Program secures surplus food from restaurants, grocers, and retailers for our partner agencies to collect and distribute to on-site meal programs (like soup kitchens).

Mobile Food Pantry

FSWVA’s Mobile Food Pantry (MFP) distributes food to targeted areas in FSWVA’s service area that are designated underserved or difficult to reach. The MFP is a tractor-trailer that delivers an average of 10,000 pounds of food per truckload to 11 sites throughout far Southwest Virginia, including shelf-stable food, frozen items, and fresh dairy products that […]