Category Archives: Volunteer Stories

Blessing Master’s Table Guests with More than Food

August 24, 2016

Vanessa Carter is one of the most life-filled people you will ever meet, from her colorful scarves to her dazzling smile. You’d never guess that she has been battling stage four cancer for years. And that’s only part of what makes her story so inspiring.   As she lovingly arranges bags full of snacks, hygiene […]

Planting Seeds of Hope at our Soup Kitchen

August 24, 2016

All of you in our wonderful community did so much to raise funds for our beautiful Master’s Table Soup Kitchen…but you may not realize that tucked away behind the new facility is a veggie oasis! Every year, the Master’s Table Garden yields hundreds of pounds of vegetables to feed our Soup Kitchen guests.   This […]

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 […]

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 […]