Columbia County Pantry Gets Game-Changing Makeover

January 14, 2019

When Evelyn steps into Christ Central food pantry, her face splits into a wide smile as Food Pantry Director Christy Brown greets her by name and folds her into a hug. “This has really helped us a lot. They help with diapers, food…it helps us get by,” she says. Evelyn lives with her husband, son, […]

You Give New Hope To Sally and Her Grandchildren

August 14, 2018

Sally jokes happily with a fellow volunteer as she deftly packs a box of food at Sardis Baptist Church Food Pantry. From her sunny demeanor, you would never guess what her family has been through, or that they will be receiving a food assistance themselves at the end of the day. “This place got us […]

Family Farm is Changing Lives with Organic Produce

August 14, 2018

Watsonia Farms is buzzing with activity as a load of freshly harvested, organically grown corn rolls in from the field. Most of the plump golden ears are picture perfect, but nestled among the load are some that don’t look like those you would buy in a grocery store — a few rows of kernels missing […]

Fresh is on the Menu at The Master’s Table

August 14, 2018

When you look at The Master’s Table Soup Kitchen’s brick façade on Fenwick Street, you wouldn’t guess that a well-tended oasis of raised beds and fruit trees is just a few yards away. But take a peek around the back of the building and you’ll see a vibrant garden that produces hundreds of pounds of […]

Volunteering Teaches Youth the Power of Service

August 14, 2018

Each day as 11 a.m nears, guests begin lining up in the courtyard of The Master’s Table Soup Kitchen in downtown Augusta, Ga. Over the course of an hour, staff and volunteers will serve a hot lunch to about 325 hungry people. For some, it will be the only meal of the day. During the […]

From Travis’ Desk: Planning for a Stronger, Healthier Tomorrow

August 14, 2018

Dear Friends, Summer is a time when many of us make space to step back, renew, and recharge for the busy school year ahead. Here at Golden Harvest, we also stepped back this summer to envision where we are headed as an organization and plan for a strong, healthy future. Our team recently completed a […]

From Travis’ Desk: Bridges To A Brighter Future

June 1, 2018

Dear Friends, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about Golden Harvest’s 2018 goal to IMPACT our community. When I think about impact, it goes beyond just one meal or one moment in time. Impact means making a lasting change in the life of someone in need. One of the ways we can make the greatest […]

Farm Carries On 3 Generations Of Produce Donation Partnership

June 1, 2018

Denver Sandifer represents the third generation of a family who has cultivated, cared for, and lived on the land surrounding Blackville, S.C. Phil Sandifer and Sons Farms has been supplying beautiful fresh produce to our local marketplaces for over 75 years, says Scotty Sandifer, the Farm’s General Manager. The farm produces cantaloupes, cucumbers, green and […]

How You Change Lives In Upstate South Carolina

June 1, 2018

It was a typical Tuesday morning in Pickens, S.C., so Johnny Corn shouldered a box to help a young mother at Gleaning House Ministries carry donated cereal, vegetables, bread, meat and other food items to her car. He placed the box in the backseat and saw a small hand reach up to snatch an orange […]

WellCare Cares At The Master’s Table

June 1, 2018

When Barbie Johnson looks around The Master’s Table Soup Kitchen, she sees guests’ faces and knows she’s in the right place. ‘Since coming to Golden Harvest, I’ve had an opportunity to impact the lives of many of the people they serve,” she says, “so that’s something I’m very proud of.” A South Augusta native, Johnson […]