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WDBJ7 virtual food drive provides 16k meals via Feeding Southwest Virginia

Mobile food distribution events continue to help families throughout southwest Virginia.
Mobile food distribution events continue to help families throughout southwest Virginia.(WDBJ7)
Published: May. 19, 2021 at 3:34 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Feeding Southwest Virginia tells us our virtual food drive May 20 raised at least $3,301, enough to provide about 16,505 meals for people facing food insecurity in our hometowns.

Thank you to everyone who donated!

ORIGINAL STORY: Join WDBJ7 and WZBJ24 Thursday, May 20, as we work to fight hunger with a virtual food drive.

Through Feeding Southwest Virginia, each $10 donated helps provide 50 meals.

Every year, thousands of hungry children, seniors and families in southwest Virginia depend on food and other critical grocery products provided by Feeding Southwest Virginia, which has distributing food across our hometowns since 1981.

Click here to be a part of the virtual food drive.

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