Monthly Archives: October 2015

Scam Alert

October 22, 2015

Attention: Partner Agencies Several agencies in Georgia have been contacted by an organization called “Feed America Miracles” that claims to be associated with Feeding America. The organization claims to have food, toys and clothes to give away if the agency will pay a fee – somewhere around $250-300 – to cover the taxes or to […]

BackPack Kickoff Sheds Light on Child Hunger

October 21, 2015

Kicking off our 9th year of providing weekend food to local children… Now that’s something to celebrate! At this year’s BackPack Program Kickoff, representatives from Walmart, Aiken County Schools, and Columbia County Community Connections gathered in Golden Harvest’s BackPack Volunteer Area to celebrate and share stories about what this program means to enrolled children. Patricia […]

Neighbors Helping Neighbors for Flood Relief

October 20, 2015

In the wake of Hurricane Joaquin, a team from Golden Harvest headed to Harvest Hope Food Bank in Columbia, SC with one mission: to distribute food and water to hungry flood victims who had lost their belongings and homes. Led by Golden Harvest’s Executive Director Travis McNeal, our team joined a crew of volunteers at […]

Working Together for Water Delivery

October 20, 2015

When Golden Harvest delivered over 5,000 bottles of water to NBC 26’s Disaster Relief initiative in response to South Carolina flooding, we found a squad of volunteers from several Aiken community groups working together to marshal food and supplies. Staff from Kroger was on the spot, as were students from the University of South Carolina […]