• 2014 Hunger Action Month Events
    2014 Hunger Action Month Events

    2014 Hunger Action Month Events

    Hunger Action Month is a nationwide initiative started by Feeding America, the nation’s largest anti-hunger charity, of which the FVFB is a ...
  • Food Desert Task Force Releases Report
    Food Desert Task Force Releases Report

    Food Desert Task Force Releases Report

    The Food Desert Task Force was created in 2013 to study the current status of food deserts in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ...
  • The Federation's network consists of the seven Virginia/DC food banks and serves over 1,012,500 Virginians each year. Learn more >
    The Federation's network consists of the seven Virginia/DC food banks and serves over 1,012,500 Virginians each year. Learn more >

    Our network

    The Federation's network consists of the seven Virginia/DC food banks and serves over 1,012,500 Virginians each year. Learn more >
  • The Federation is looking for Corporate and Foundation support for its "Fresh Food for Virginians" program. Learn more >
    The Federation is looking for Corporate and Foundation support for its "Fresh Food for Virginians" program. Learn more >

    Fresh food for Virginians

    The Federation is looking for Corporate and Foundation support for its "Fresh Food for Virginians" program. Learn more >
  • Find out the many ways you can help fight hunger in your area. Learn more >
    Find out the many ways you can help fight hunger in your area. Learn more >

    Get involved

    Find out the many ways you can help fight hunger in your area. Learn more >

Our Mission

With a mission of "Building collective power within our network to create a hunger-free region," the primary mission of the Federation of Virginia Food Banks and its network is to feed hungry Virginians. In 2009, the Federation's network distributed over 70 million pounds of products to over 1,012,500 individuals through more than 1,940 member agencies that directly serve those in need. These agencies operate programs such as soup kitchens, after school programs, senior centers and elderly feeding programs, the Kids Cafe® Program, Head Start, transitional housing, mental health programs, homeless and domestic violence shelters, and individual household distribution.

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2014 Hunger Action Month Events

Hunger Action Month is a nationwide initiative started by Feeding America, the nation’s largest anti-hunger charity, of which the FVFB is a Partner State Association. The goal of this series of events is to not only spread awareness of hunger … Continue reading

Starting August 29: Amos Desjardins to Run Across Virginia to Raise Awareness of Hunger in Commonwealth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Leslie Van Horn Federation of Virginia Food Banks Office: (757) 314.4572 Cell: (757) 580.8771 leslie@vafoodbanks.org www.vafoodbanks.org Amos Desjardins to Run Across Virginia to Raise Awareness of Hunger in Commonwealth Run Begins in Alexandria Saturday; Covers “500 … Continue reading

Extreme Marathoner Amos Desjardins Will Run 500 miles in 5 Days to Promote Hunger Awareness

Amos Desjardins will run 500 miles in VA in just 5 days bringing awareness to hunger in Virginia and raise money for the Federation of Virginia Food Banks.Beginning on Saturday August 30th Amos Desjardins, in partnership with the Federation of … Continue reading

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