Thrive/Food Access Network Blog

Thrive/Food Access Network Blog2017-05-25T10:28:06-04:00

Announcing Recipients of 2019 Emergency Food Program Infrastructure Grants

Christiansburg, Virginia; April 2, 2019: The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Emergency Food Program Infrastructure Grants. Plenty!, Radford Fairlawn Daily Bread, Giles County Christian Service Mission, and Warm Hearth Foundation were each awarded grants in this cycle. The program, which is supported [...]

April 2nd, 2019|

The NRV Food Access Network Survey- Get Involved!

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley, Feeding America SWVA, The New River Health District, Virginia Cooperative Extension, and the Family Nutrition program are partnering with Virginia Tech researchers on a study to better understand how to support the 60+ groups working to relieve hunger in the New River Valley (NRV). This study [...]

November 29th, 2017|

Collaboration the Key to Network Success

In the New River Valley, a four county region in southwest Virginia, a multi-sector team has formed around interests of increased food access, improved healthy food choices, and exploring collective infrastructure models that could improve the food available and distributed through food pantries, food kitchens, and food banks across the planning district. This effort [...]

August 10th, 2017|