Make A Difference In Upstate South Carolina

March 30, 2017

There are so many ways to help end hunger in the Upstate South Carolina area! Golden Harvest serves the hungry in Anderson, Pickens, Oconee, Abbeville, and Greenwood Counties through partnerships with local food pantries, community organizations, and our programs that directly serve the hungry like the BackPack Program and our Mobile Food Pantries. To learn […]

Giving is Easy-Donate Food at Goodwill

March 17, 2017

Did you know you can drop off non-perishable food donations easily and conveniently at Goodwill’s five CSRA drive-through donation centers? Golden Harvest Food Bank and GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF MIDDLE GEORGIA AND THE CSRA have partnered for 2 years to help feed our community by accepting food donations at 5 CSRA locations. Golden Harvest has bins inside each location, […]

Darren Receives Healthy Nutrition, Thanks to You

January 25, 2017

3rd grader Darren loves to read and learn about computers. If you ask him what he wants to be when he grows up, he says, “Maybe a doctor!” Darren and his brother live with their mom, the family’s sole caretaker. She wakes up early each morning to work at a local restaurant. The family has […]

Ultimate Runner Combines Service and Marathons to Fight Hunger

January 25, 2017

Jess Kurti never imagined she’d lose her job to layoffs. She loved working as a meter reader for Florida Power & Light in Fort Myers, FL. So when new technology meant a sudden downsizing in 2012, Jess found herself on a search for new purpose. That’s when she first volunteered at her local food bank, […]

From Travis’ Desk: Filling Healthy Plates in 2017

January 24, 2017

Dear Friends, I hope you’ve noticed that our newsletter has a fresh new look for 2017. What’s exciting is that our new look is more than just a change of colors. It represents the new Healthy Plate initiative—Golden Harvest’s plan to provide more healthy food to the hungry. You can imagine how serious a threat […]

Family Gets Creative with New Volunteer Opportunity

January 24, 2017

Jennifer Westbrook and her three sons were already regular volunteers at Golden Harvest’s Faith Food Factory, where they love to sort food, when Jennifer had an idea. She had recently watched a video of a young girl providing gloves and soap to homeless individuals. It struck her that people who are hungry are usually also […]

Richard and Julie Find Joy in Giving Back

January 24, 2017

Richard and Julie are both disabled and unable to work, but that does not stop them from volunteering at their local food pantry every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The couple moved to the Aiken, SC area from Maine to be near family in the wake of Richard’s battle with cancer and heart problems. Even with […]

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 […]

You Help Dorothy Give Foster Children a Home

August 24, 2016

You’d never believe that Dorothy is 70 years old. She walks with a spring in her step that belies her joy and energy. Maybe it’s her constant desire to help others in the poverty-stricken community of Denmark, SC that gives her such a sense of purpose.   Both retired and serving as deacons at a […]