Chick-fil-A, food charities pack 10,000 meals for food bank

Chick-fil-A employees and volunteers in New Holland spent Wednesday morning making 10,000 meals of red lentil jambalaya, but don’t look for it on the menu. To celebrate the opening of the new location on Jesse Jewell Parkway in the growing area of Gainesville, owner/operator Bobby Shoemaker worked with Feeding Children Everywhere to buy and bag 10,000 meals that […]

July 26, 2017

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GMFB Launches Neighborhood Fresh Grocery Delivery Program

Thanks to community partners including United Way of Hall County, Jackson EMC’s Operation Round Up and Milton Martin Honda, GMFB launched its Neighborhood Fresh Grocery Delivery Program including the purchase of a delivery van and hiring a part time program coordinator.  This program coordinates with community agencies to identify people in their communities who are unable to […]

July 25, 2017

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GMFB Hosts Business After Hours, August 22, from 5 – 7 p.m.

We do things in five’s at GMFB, which is why we want to celebrate the fifth anniversary of our Boomershine Logistics Center with you. Come and see for yourself how we have provided more than 28 million meals to those in need in our five county service area through the doors of the of our 22,000 […]

July 23, 2017

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GMFB hosts Agency Conference

Friday, July 21, Georgia Mountain Food Bank (GMFB) hosted our annual Agency Conference.  Attendees representing more than 20 of our 65 partner agencies spent the day collaborating, sharing and learning from one another in an effort to collectively improve the regions approach to food distribution. This years theme was “Something to Talk About” and topics of discussion included […]

July 21, 2017

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GMFB Receives Equipment Donation of More than $20,000

Wednesday, June 28, Pat Sain, MHI CEO, and Jerry Whitehead, sales rep for MHI, donated a forklift and pallet jack to Georgia Mountain Food Bank (GMFB), a equipment donation that equals approximately $20,000.   MHI is Material Handling Inc. is the leading supplier of material handling and forklift solutions, warehouse products and repair and maintenance […]

June 29, 2017

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Family Day a Success

Family Day

Posted by The Georgia Mountain Food Bank on Monday, June 19, 2017

Georgia Mountain Food Bank (GMFB) hosted our first Family Day on Saturday, June 17, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the GMFB warehouse. The event was free and open to the public with more than one hundred volunteers and friends in attendance! Grilled hamburgers and hotdogs were served, and  a variety of games and […]

June 19, 2017

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Publix donates 15,000 pounds of food to food bank

Wednesday Publix delivered more than 15,000 pounds of food to Gainesville-based Georgia Mountain Food Bank following its recent Food for Sharing campaign. The Food for Sharing campaign is an annual opportunity for Publix customers to give back to their community. This year customers donated $25,587 which was enough to provide six pallets of food to […]

June 14, 2017

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Spring Food Drives to Benefit Georgia Mountain Food Bank a HUGE Success

For most families the end of the school year marks an exciting time filled with laughter and summer fun. However, for the food insecure, this time of year becomes one of the hungriest and unhealthiest. At Georgia Mountain Food Bank (GMFB), the summer marks the beginning of one of its busiest seasons. “For one out […]

May 24, 2017

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Kroger “Can Hunger” Food Drive Another Huge Success

Thanks to this community’s support, it was another record-breaking year for Kroger’s annual “Can Hunger” Food Drive. Each year, Georgia Mountain Food Bank (GMFB) is the recipient of the proceeds collected during the drive in the months of November and December within its five county service area of Hall, Forsyth, Dawson, Lumpkin and Union counties. […]

March 3, 2017

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