COVID-19 has spiked the demand for emergency food assistance across Virginia. Read how the Federation has responded to an unprecedented demand this year.
Since March of this year, demand for emergency food assistance is up 25% across the state — as much as 300% in high-need communities — and each food bank is purchasing at least twice as much food every month compared to last year. We have weathered the initial surge, but we know the hunger crisis […]
The facts bear witness to a truth we already know – food insecurity and systemic racism are inextricably linked. Poverty rates for Blacks are more than twice that of white, non-Hispanic individuals and the problem of food access disproportionately affects minorities.
The Virginia personal injury law firm of Breit Cantor Grana Buckner is excited to partner with Federation of Virginia Food Banks to help raise awareness and contributions to serve our communities during this global pandemic. COVID-19 has created a unique circumstance where distribution channels are in flux while demand for our services has increased over […]
Grant will launch We Care COVID-19 Virginia Emergency Food Support Plan Sentara Healthcare and Truist announce a $1 million grant to the We Care COVID-19 Virginia Emergency Food Support Plan, a part of the Federation of Virginia Foodbanks. This grant will strengthen Virginia’s emergency food support system to provide meals and nourishment to families during the […]