Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth Taps Channel Communications to Develop New Website

Channel Communications to develop a new website for the Virginia Food Access Network, recently renamed FEED VA.

BALTIMORE, MD, August 27, 2018—Rick Grant, vice president, account director of Channel Communications, announced that the agency has been selected by the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) to design a more streamlined and accessible website for FEED VA ( “We are excited to be working with Channel again in 2018 on this important assignment,” said Danny Saggese, Director of Marketing, VFHY. brings together state agencies, national, regional and local nonprofits, local governments, schools and private business with data sharing, research, and resources. The goal of is to create a food access platform and build a connected food community, promote agriculture and increase access to health food and eliminate food insecurity and child hunger in the state. At its core, FEED VA is a community of growers, connectors, and providers committed to food access and shared resources.

Channel was brought in to create a new FEED VA website using a new logo, signature line and branded colors already created by the VCU Brand Center. These design elements will be the building blocks for the new brand expression and look and feel for the site. Together with new interactive maps, search function by zip code and much more the user experience will be greatly enhanced.


FEED VA was created to accelerate efforts, connect partners, and share resources to resolve child hunger in Virginia and create food access for all Virginians. FEED VA brings together a network of partners, agriculture, data, and resources to make food access easier in the state for those in need.

About the Channel Team

With offices in Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC, Channel provides a full range of integrated marketing services, including branding, website development, marketing communications and advertising, and broadcast and interactive, digital and social media.


Cory Farrugia