Monthly Archives: July 2017

You Give Dessie Home-Delivered Groceries

July 13, 2017

84-year- old Dessie smiles warmly from her screened-in porch as she holds open the door. Her small, neat home is filled with pictures of her son and grandchildren. Since her husband – pastor at the local Baptist Church – passed away 11 years ago, Dessie has struggled to make ends meet on her meager income. […]

Family Farm Blesses the Hungry with Watermelons

July 13, 2017

You have probably seen a Coosaw Farms watermelon in your local grocery store without realizing it. This Fairfax, SC farm and faithful Golden Harvest partner distributes fruit to many major grocery chains in our area. But what you may not know is that every watermelon was picked, sorted, and stored by hand. Because of their […]

You Help Stock Food Pantry with Fresh Produce

July 13, 2017

Hundreds of pounds of produce line tables inside the Augusta First Seventh Day Adventist Church food pantry in Martinez, GA. A crowd of guests gathers outside as Jim Herring, church Community Service Director, prepares for opening with the help of his wife Dacra and daughter Kattie. Jim and his family have helped operate the food […]

Volunteers Transform The Master’s Table Garden

July 13, 2017

After the Kroger in downtown Augusta closed, leaving the area without a grocery store, Sarah Bernal wanted to do something to help those struggling with hunger downtown. When she heard that the Master’s Table Soup Kitchen Garden needed volunteers, she knew that was exactly what she was looking for. “The fact that it involved a […]

From Travis’ Desk: Take Action This September

July 13, 2017

I recently had the honor of visiting with one of the seniors enrolled in our Senior Food Box Program, and wanted to share this meaningful moment with you. Mr. James lives alone with his golden retriever and suffers from lung disease and a disabled right arm. As he told me about his son, who is […]