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WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistThe National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) is teaming up with Feeding America Southwest Virginia and Kroger to conduct Stamp Out Hunger, an annual food drive on Saturday, May 11, when letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations as...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistFeeding America Southwest Virginia is partnering with the region's best young artists to host the first annual Young Artists Against Hunger - a performance to help feed the hungry. This unique event will be held on April 30th at the Jefferson Center's...
Tags: Music, Entertainment
reporterGoing grocery shopping is something most of us take for granted. But, not a food bank. It knows just how difficult it can be. "A lot of time people have a misconception about who is struggling to put food on the table -there's a lot of elderly in our...
Tags: Human Interest
reporterUPDATED: 2/4/12 Ravens' fans weren't the only ones rejoicing after the big game. A Roanoke County congregation is also reaping the benefits of the "Souper Bowl." But, this "Souper Bowl" was a challenge to collect food and money for the area's hungry....
Tags: Religion and Belief, Christianity, Football, Sports, Lutheranism
ReporterIt's the first day and second night of Hanukkah. And, whether at home or in synagogues, those of the Jewish faith are taking time to observe the 8-day holiday in unique and festive ways. There are many customs associated with Hanukkah. From the...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistRight now, a truck carrying more than 20,000 pounds of food is headed to New York to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy. WDBJ7's Joe Dashiell is in Hauppauge on Long Island. That's about 50 miles east of New York City The food and water that many...
ReporterTough times and rising demand have created challenges for Feeding America Southwest Virginia, but this week the food bank has reason to celebrate. Friday, the organization recognized a partnership that's bringing in millions of pounds of food and...
Tags: Salem (Salem, Virginia)
ReporterSouthwest Virginia's generosity made the WDBJ7 Home and Away Food Drive a success. Now we know where some of that food is headed. We collected more than 43- thousand pounds of canned goods, bottled water and other items. A third of those donations will...
ReporterFor 20 hours over two days they just kept coming, hundreds of people delivering canned goods, bottled water and other items. Contributions to the WDBJ7 Home and Away Food Drive over the weekend exceeded expectations. And soon those donations will...
The Home and Away Food Drive for the victims of Hurricane Sandy was held Friday and Saturday at the Tanglewood Kroger in Roanoke County. WDBJ7 joined forces with Kroger and Feeding America Southwest Virginia. As of Saturday at 4 p.m., two full trailers...
WDBJ7 is teaming up with Kroger and Feeding America for the "Home and Away" food drive to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. The drive is Friday, November 9, and Saturday, November 10. Please bring canned food and other foods that won't spoil to the...
Tags: Charity, Hurricane Sandy (2012)
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