Archives: Programs

Mobile Marketplace

FSWVA’s Mobile Marketplace is a developing program designed to provide accessibility to underserved demographic groups and rural locations. The Mobile Marketplace offers SNAP-eligible groceries for purchase and SNAP outreach. Two trucks make up the Mobile Marketplace program.  One truck provides this service out of the Salem Distribution Center and the second truck our of our […]

Children’s Feeding Programs

Our children’s feeding programs include the At Risk Child & Adult Food Service Program (CACFP), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), and weekend Backpack programs to help students eat on weekends and during school vacations. Each program ensures that children receive healthy, nutritious meals and/or snacks. CACFP feeds school age children while they also receive tutoring […]

Children’s After School Program

CACFP (FSWVA’s “After School” Program): The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federally-funded reimbursable program that provides nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children who are enrolled in after school programs during the school year. Eligibility is determined by school attendance zones where at least 50% of children receive free or reduced-price […]

Children’s Summer Feeding Program

SFSP (FSWVA’s “Summer Feeding” Program): The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally-funded reimbursable program that provides nutritious meals and snacks to children during the summer months, when school is not in session. Eligibility is determined by school attendance zones and by census block data where 50% or more children receive free or reduced-price […]

Backpack Program and Weekend Bites Program

Backpacks: The Backpack Program supplies agencies with backpack-friendly food for purchase, which is subsequently packed and distributed to children who receive free or reduced-price school meals during the week. Backpacks are distributed on weekends and holiday breaks to ensure children have the food they need at home. Weekend Bites: FSWVA’s direct service Backpack Program distributes […]