Give Local Piedmont
Join us on May 9th to support families in the Northern Piedmont region
Hunger in Virginia
How Your Donation Helps
Your Help is Needed
According to Feeding America, in Virginia, 658,470 people are facing hunger - and of them,182,170 are children facing hunger. Please join Minority & Veteran Farmers of the Piedmont during Northern Piedmont Community Foundation's Give Local Day on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. Our goal is to raise $7,000 to ensure our local community has access farm-fresh, nutritious foods, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, eggs, beef and pork.
Your donation will make a critical difference in a family's life, and could provide support similar to this:
$25.00 - Buys a small, hand-held agricultural tool.
$50.00 - Provides a medium size bag of seeds to a community center.
$100.00 - Provides lunch and water for community volunteers.
$200.00 - Buys small farming starter kits for local youth.
$300.00 - Provides a poultry processing class.
$500.00 - Provides a one-hour farming class for local youth.
$1,000.00 - Starts a community vegetable garden, resulting in plenty of tomatoes, potatoes, cabbage, beans, carrots and other vegetables to go around.
$1,500.00 - Buys a cow, which can produce as many as 3 gallons per day of nutritious, calcium-packed milk for families to drink.
Ready to make your donation? Scroll down to use the Northern Piedmont Community Foundation's secure online donation form.