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Georgia Mountain Food Bank continues to make a difference because of the support of our local communities and people like you. Every gift makes an impact. In fact, one dollar at GMFB can provide food for five meals. Therefore, every dollar given to GMFB is treated with respect and deep gratitude because of the immense impact we know each and every dollar can have on the lives of those in need in our community.

Donor FAQ

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes. Georgia Mountain Food Bank is a 501(c)(3) organization, and our tax ID # is 26-2787610. 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. To view a copy of our annual report, audited financial statements, or 990 click here.

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.

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 them directly to our facility, any time Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

For more information about how you can give to GMFB, call 770-534-4111.

What are the Food Bank’s Gift Acceptance Policies?

Payment of commitments to GMFB may take the form of one or a combination of the following:

  • cash
  • marketable securities
  • real property
  • other tangible property or services that can be reasonably expected to be converted into cash within a one-year time period.

Commitments will be publicly recognized and/or commemorated consistent with donors’ wishes and the policies approved by the Board of Directors. Requests by donors for anonymity will be honored. Permission to publicly recognize a donor and his/her gift will be assumed unless otherwise requested by the donor.

We reserve the right to determine the appropriateness and acceptability of a gift and to refuse a gift.

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