Category Archives: News & Media

How You Helped Hazel Battle Cancer

May 20, 2019

You can see Hazel’s zest for life clearly reflected in her bright smile, carefully applied makeup and colorful clothing. What’s harder to see is that the 66-year-old resident of Warrenton, GA struggles with hunger since the loss of her son and her cancer diagnosis. “When I came down with cancer my whole world changed,” Hazel […]

FROM TRAVIS’ DESK: PUTTING OUR STRATEGIC PLAN INTO ACTION

January 14, 2019

Dear Friends, It’s a brand new year, and a new chapter for Golden Harvest! I shared with you in August how the Food Bank engaged in a rigorous strategic planning process last summer. Now it’s time to put that plan to work. As members of our Golden Harvest family, I wanted to share our vision […]

Postal Workers ‘Stamp Out Hunger’

June 1, 2018

Daniel Beckham knows exactly why the annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive is so important to him. “I’ve seen so many families that have crises in their lives, and that could be any one of us in that situation someday,” he says. “That’s what I tell our letter carriers. This could be your bag of […]

You Provide Rural Children With Weekend Food

June 1, 2018

Brightly colored posters and crayon drawings dot the walls inside Blythe Elementary Principal Pamela Ward’s cozy office. Her voice fills with emotion as she tells stories of the families that struggle with hunger in their rural community of Blythe, GA. “In so many of these families, both parents are working but the money can’t stretch […]

The Master’s Table Soup Kitchen Open to Evacuees Starting Saturday

October 8, 2016

UPDATE 10/10/2016– The evening emergency meal for hurricane evacuees has been discontinued as refugees from Hurricane Matthew are able to return to their homes. Augusta, GA.,– Golden Harvest Food Bank’s soup kitchen, The Master’s Table, will be open from 4:00-6:00 p.m. to serve dinner for evacuees from Hurricane Matthew starting Saturday, October 8th . Representatives […]

VOLUNTEER T-SHIRTS

July 5, 2016

    They’re here!! The long awaited Golden Harvest Volunteer T-shirts have arrived and they are AWESOME. And just $10! Each shirt purchased gives back to our mission of feeding lives together by providing 20 meals to the hungry. Choose between 2 fab designs – Click here to purchase! To pick up your shirt: *Please save and […]

Volunteer T-Shirts

April 17, 2016

    They’re here!! The long awaited Golden Harvest Volunteer T-shirts have arrived and they are AWESOME. And just $10! Each shirt purchased gives back to our mission of feeding lives together by providing 20 meals to the hungry. Choose between 2 fab designs – Click here to purchase! To pick up your shirt: *Please save and […]

10 Best Foods to Donate to the Food Bank This Summer

March 22, 2016

As summertime approaches, your donations to the food bank mean more to local families facing hunger than ever. Food donations decline dramatically during the busy summer months- but you can help! Whether you are looking for a fun summer project for the kids or a simple way to make a difference this summer, shopping for […]

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 […]