Updates

At the final meeting of the Commonwealth Council on Bridging the Nutritional Divide, First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe announced the Virginia Food Access Network, an interactive tool to accelerate efforts, connect partners, and share resources to end childhood hunger in Virginia and strengthen the local food system. 
June 09, 2017
School is out in most hometowns but that doesn't mean their cafeterias are closed. Summer feeding programs for students begin next month. In Montgomery County, Prices Fork Elementary School is opened to any school aged child within the county. Feeding America Southwest Virginia runs the program that gives students lunch throughout the summer.
May 31, 2017
The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is participating in the USDA's Summer Food Service Program, sponsoring 10 feeding sites beginning in June for children at risk of going hungry in the Lynchburg area. The Food Bank said it expects to provide food to more than 1,500 children across the 25-county service area through the program this summer.
May 31, 2017
“The parents told me the summer EBT rocked their world. It was incredible. It gave them the help they really needed.” –      Principal Pam Davis, Highland View Elementary in Bristol, a Virginia 365 Project participant school
May 31, 2017
Eating out at a Beach restaurant soon? Now the Instagram picture of your meal can help feed hungry locals in need. The Virginia Beach Restaurant Association launched a campaign Monday that runs until Labor Day, Sept. 4 encouraging people to take pictures of their meals at eateries in the city.
May 30, 2017
New Map the Meal Gap study shows money is tighter for those already struggling.
May 30, 2017
During the month of May, No Kid Hungry Virginia celebrated Virginia Breakfast Challenge winners with celebrations across the state, and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe led the ribbon cutting ceremony for Feeding America Southwest Virginia's new Cafe to Grow Food Truck!
May 30, 2017
In Hopewell, Director of Operations Patrick Barnes is taking an innovative approach to this problem: if he can’t get the kids to the table, he’ll bring the table to the kids. This summer, Hopewell City Public Schools is launching its brand-new Food Bus: an older school bus that with about $40,000 in alterations has been revamped into a food truck that will bring summer meals to Hopewell’s affordable housing communities.
May 26, 2017
First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe joined Virginia Secretary of Education Dietra Trent, Virginia State Delegate Roslyn Tyler, Virginia State University Head Football Coach and former NFL player Reggie Barlow and other partners, including No Kid Hungry Virginia and the Southeast Dairy Association at Edward W. Wyatt Middle School on Friday, May 19, to recognize the school for its success in connecting students with breakfast. Edward W. Wyatt Middle School was one of 12 school winners in the Virginia Breakfast Challenge, a campaign to increase school breakfast participation across the state.
May 23, 2017