Archives: Programs

Abingdon Children’s Feeding Kitchen

The Abingdon Children’s Feeding Kitchen prepares hundreds of hot, fresh meals daily that are distributed to at-risk children enrolled in after-school and summer enrichment programs in Abingdon and the surrounding area.

Senior Food Box Program

Senior Food Box Program: Senior Food Boxes contain food obtained from the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) that is then packed by volunteers at the Food Bank, along with nutrition education and recipe cards. This is the USDA’s only program that specifically targets low-income seniors and is open to individuals age 60 and over with […]

Café to Grow

The Café to Grow Food Truck for Kids provides fresh meals to children in impoverished neighborhoods in Roanoke. Café-to-Grow focuses on reaching children over the summer months when free or reduced price school lunch programs are unavailable. This fun and approachable truck visits high risk neighborhoods five days a week. Our Café To Grow Foodie […]

Community Solutions Center

Feeding SWVA’s Community Solutions Center (CSC) opened in May 2018 in Northwest Roanoke to spark change in a community that was experiencing crime and poverty. The center, once the highest crime location in Northwest Roanoke, has been transformed into a facility that provides meal production training to unemployed and under-employed adults, as well as community […]

Meal Production and Serve Safe Training Program

The Meal Production Training and Safe Serve Certificate Program provides unemployed and under-employed adults with a solid career opportunity in the food service industry, but it is also feeding hungry children in the process. Students enrolled in the CSC’s Meal Production Training Program prepare hundreds of meals per day that are distributed to at-risk children […]