Surveys Will Help Food Bank Better Serve Neighbors Like Mike

Mike, a retired nurse, picks up food from the Greene County Food Pantry. The food helps Mike and his wife pay the bills and cook healthy meals. New client surveys from Golden Harvest will help the Food Bank better understand and serve neighbors like Mike. Volunteers wheel grocery carts full of food out of the Greene County Food Pantry nestled inside of the Greensboro Housing Authority at Morningside Apartments in Greensboro, GA. Mike waits outside his vehicle as volunteers load 30 pounds of food into the trunk. Mike is a retired CNA nurse who lives with his [...]

Surveys Will Help Food Bank Better Serve Neighbors Like Mike2021-08-09T19:06:00+00:00

Spooky Neighborhood Captains: It’s Easy to Make a Difference

(l-r): Co-captains Rhonda and Celeste bring the It’s Spooky To Be Hungry® drive to Aiken’s Cedar Creek subdivision each year. Last year, their virtual drive raised funds for more than 36,500 meals. Celeste Malinowski and Rhonda Heath have headed up the It’s Spooky To Be Hungry® drive as neighborhood co-captains in Aiken’s Cedar Creek subdivision for more than 5 years. Those 5 years have seen changes to the 29-year-old drive, including the debut of a virtual drive option -- which Celeste and Rhonda say makes Spooky easier to captain than ever. “It’s so rewarding. We really feel [...]

Spooky Neighborhood Captains: It’s Easy to Make a Difference2021-08-09T19:02:39+00:00

New Partnership Helps Kids Like Ryan

Through a new partnership with Children’s Place in Aiken, S.C., Golden Harvest will provide weekend food to children who have experienced trauma. Children’s Place will also partner with the Food Bank to host a food pantry for families of the children it serves. Three home-cooked meals daily. Healthy snacks. And now, a backpack full of food for the weekend. That’s what Children’s Place, Inc. in Aiken, S.C. provides for kids like Ryan, who participates in the organization’s therapeutic daycare program. The Children’s Place childcare program provides children who have experienced trauma with counseling, behavioral and rehabilitative therapy, [...]

New Partnership Helps Kids Like Ryan2021-08-09T18:47:08+00:00

Unveiling Our 10-Year Vision to End Hunger

Dear Friends, Long before the pandemic caused thousands of community members to seek food assistance, hunger was a crisis in our area. 1 in 7 of your neighbors still face days without enough food. Golden Harvest Food Bank is committed to moving forward stronger and better equipped to serve. We are proud to announce a new Strategic Plan and 10-year vision to end hunger in our community. Our team has spent the past 9 months in a planning process driven by data from our service area and key learnings from the pandemic. Data shows an 8.8 million meal gap [...]

Unveiling Our 10-Year Vision to End Hunger2022-03-29T17:46:19+00:00