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Your Support Brings Fresh Produce to Plates

Gayla smiles as NJROTC volunteers pack groceries into cars. She was one of hundreds of neighbors to pick up fresh produce at our distribution. Hundreds of neighbors waited patiently in the car line outside of our Augusta warehouse. Our Food Bank had just received a large shipment of fresh produce, and teams of JROTC students joined alongside our staff to pack trunks full of groceries. For Gayla, the distribution was a huge help. Like many of our neighbors, she has been experiencing lower SNAP benefits and inflated food prices at the grocery store. “It’s going to help [...]

Your Support Brings Fresh Produce to Plates2024-01-04T18:30:19+00:00

Join Us in Our New Volunteer Center

Volunteers from Nutrien helped sort and package tomatoes to be distributed directly to families. After a few years of planning and executing, we are finally welcoming in our community members to join alongside us at our new Volunteer Center! Thank you for being patient as we expanded our facilities to better serve our neighbors in need. The new space allows us to increase the number of people necessary to help advance our mission of feeding those in need. We can now also better support our agency partners, who stand on the frontlines of combating food insecurity across [...]

Join Us in Our New Volunteer Center2024-01-12T13:43:55+00:00

Equity Residential Gives Back

Every November, employees of Equity Residential, a multi-family real estate investment trust, unite for their Community Giving Month. Locally, the accounting office dedicates their time to volunteering with Golden Harvest sorting and packing food items at our volunteer center, and preparing and serving meals at The Master’s Table soup kitchen. Over the past few years, the organization has focused on issues surrounding food insecurity, and have spent 200 hours during the month supporting Golden Harvest’s efforts of ending hunger in its service area. “No matter where you volunteer or what method you volunteer with Golden Harvest, I definitely feel [...]

Equity Residential Gives Back2024-01-04T17:20:14+00:00

Augusta Food Pantry Expands into New Space

Project Life staff and volunteers gather in the clothing sorting area, where donated clothes are processed. The organization serves guests 3 days a week. Project Life, an organization that has provided hope to thousands of neighbors since 1997, has moved into a new space: a former car dealership, complete with a thriving food pantry and clothing closet. The new facility provides more space for the food pantry and behind-the-scenes operations, allowing Project Life volunteers to serve more guests. “We continued to see more and more people each week, each year, and we just felt it was time [...]

Augusta Food Pantry Expands into New Space2024-01-04T16:59:13+00:00