Monthly Archives: January 2016

Soup Kitchen a Bridge to a Better Future

January 22, 2016

Golden Harvest client and volunteer Julissa sums up her sense about life in one simple phrase. “When it comes to people, there’s more than meets the eye,” she says; “That’s why you’ve got to help. You never know what someone is going through.” This is certainly true of Julissa, or Juju for short, who moved […]

Food Pantry Director Finds Support During Battle With Cancer

January 22, 2016

When Christy Cunningham took the job as Food Pantry Director at the Downtown Cooperative Church Ministry, a Golden Harvest partner agency, she wanted to give back. She never expected to receive so much in return. Welcome Support “As a breast cancer survivor, I just wanted to give back after what I’ve been through,” Christy explains. […]

From Travis’ Desk: Feeding Lives and Hearts in 2015

January 22, 2016

One of the hallmarks of our life in the United States of America is how we pull together during times of crisis. I have seen it time and time again. We rush to aid victims of natural disaster, like the recent flooding experienced by our South Carolina neighbors. We offer comfort in times of heartbreak, […]

Once Fed, Now Feeding Others

January 22, 2016

During the year her family was fed by a food pantry, Melissa Williams never knew they were in the midst of a crisis. When her father’s business failed the family was forced to live on her mother’s income. At the same time, a family friend and her 2 children found refuge from a bad situation […]

Second Grade ‘Spooky’ Volunteer Gets at the Heart of Food Drive

January 22, 2016

Miles Severing, a second grader at Brookwood Elementary, got into the spirit of Golden Harvest’s ‘It’s Spooky to be Hungry’ food drive this year in a special way. After learning that Brookwood was participating in ‘Spooky,’ he took the food drive’s mission to heart and set about gathering as much food as possible to help […]