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Donor Resources & FAQs

Donor Resources & FAQs

Is it better to donate food or money?
For every dollar donated, Georgia Mountain Food Bank has the ability to provide five meals (because of our "bulk" buying power). Whether you donate food or money is entirely up to you. No matter what you decide to donate, Georgia Mountain Food Bank will put it to good use by providing nutritious food to those in need.

How can I become a volunteer?
Volunteers are the backbone of Georgia Mountain Food Bank, and we're very pleased that you're interested in helping lend a hand. Learn more about donating your time and becoming a volunteer; you can even sign up to be alerted when volunteer opportunities arise.

Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes. Georgia Mountain Food Bank is a 501(c)(3) organization. Your gift is tax deductible as permitted by law. Upon donation you will receive a receipt for tax purposes, or a statement will be sent at the end of the calendar year noting the amount that you have contributed.

How does Georgia Mountain Food Bank protect my privacy?
GMFB is 100% committed to protecting your privacy. We ensure that your identity is safe in several ways. You do not have to provide any information on our website if you choose not to. We use secure technology for all financial donations to ensure that your information is protected. If you feel that your privacy has been violated in any way, contact us and we will rectify it immediately. For more information, see our Privacy Policy.

Is my financial donation secure?
Yes. GMFB utilizes secure technology to ensure that your financial information is not shared with anyone without your knowledge.

I want to drop off canned goods. Where do I go?
We appreciate all donations, and in the event that you'd like to provide canned goods, please  bring directly to our facility, any time during Monday through Friday 9am - 4pm.