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September 1 - 30, 2015

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Start an Online Food and Fund Drive

Start your team today and become a Hunger Action Month Hero! Spread awareness about hunger in our community and assist the Foodbank in providing food to those who struggle with hunger.

Encourage family, friends and co-workers to start a team or contribute to your team's Online Food and Fund Drive. Once you have created your page, don't forget to share the message on social media and use #HungerActionMonth to promote it. 

Or, you can contribute to the Foodbank's Hunger Action Page listed under the team roster and help feed children, seniors and families in our region...TODAY. 

Together We Can Solve Hunger™

Hunger Action Month Tool Kit:

    Thanks to our Hunger Action Month Partners...





     July 15 - October 2, 2015



    Feds Feed Families is an annual government-wide food drive campaign.  The effort is led by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in partnership with the Chief Human Capital Officers Council, Office of Personnel Management and the U.S. Department of Defense.  All local Federal employees and military members are asked to support the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore by collecting food items from July 15 - October 2, 2015.  


    The Foodbank serves children, seniors and adults struggling with hunger in the cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Franklin, and Virginia Beach as well as the counties of Southampton, Northampton, Sussex, Isle of Wight and Accomack.  During the summer months, food donations drop severely.  The need increases for families with children who are out of school and can no longer rely on the breakfast and lunch that they normally receive through the free and reduced meal programs.  Federal employees can help by collecting our most-needed items:

    Protein, Meat and Fish
    peanut butter, tuna, canned ham, canned chicken, beans

    Fruits and Vegetables
    canned fruits and vegetables, 100% fruit juice, instant potatoes, fruit preserves, dried fruit

    cereal, oatmeal, rice, whole grain crackers

    Complete Meals
    pasta and sauce, boxed meals, chunky soups, stews

    Baby Products
    powdered formula, baby food, diapers, wipes


    Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia
    800 Tidewater Drive
    Norfolk, VA 23504
    Contact: Taylor Miller, 757-314-4575  

    Eastern Shore Branch
    24530 Coastal Boulevard
    Tasley, VA 23441
    Contact: Charmin Horton, 757-787-2557

    Warehouse Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 3:00 pm 

    Road Rally

    Great American Milk Drive


    April 2, 2015 - April 1, 2016

    Text “MILK” to 27722 to make a $5 donation that will be converted into a coupon for our customers to be able to get a half gallon or gallon size of white milk at any area retailer.

    Donations can also be made online at

    Check out this short video to learn more about the program and how important milk is to those we serve:

    Liberty Tax


    Charity Miles


    Feeding America is one of 10 charities chosen to pilot Charity Miles, a free iPhone/Android app that empowers people to earn money for charity while walking, running or biking.  Participants choose one of the app’s featured charities and hit the streets.  The app will track the participant’s distance and they’ll earn money for their charity.  Bikers earn 10¢ per mile; walkers and runners earn 25¢ per mile—all up to an initial $1,000,000 sponsorship pool. 

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