Product Donors - How to Donate Your Product
If you or your company has a large donation that needs to be picked-up, please call our Product Donations Department at (770) 534-4111 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Georgia Law Protecting Food Donors
In 1987, the Georgia Legislature passed an amendment to the Good Samaritan Food Laws (OCGa #51-1-31 and #26-1-1) to protect food donors from liability. Specifically, the law states that a good faith donation of canned or perishable food fit for consumption will NOT be subject to criminal penalty or civil damages resulting from the condition of the food, unless injury is caused intentionally by the donor. This includes canned or perishable foods not readily marketable due to appearance, freshness, grade, surplus or other considerations.
Federal Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act
On October 1, 1996, then-President Clinton signed this act to encourage donation of food and grocery products to non-profit organizations for distribution to needy individuals.
This law makes it easier for you to donate by: