Want to feed the hungry? Empty Bowl Lunch offers ways to help community

You can find the original article published by the Gainesville Times here. It’s a good thing Phil Dennis was on hand for a meeting of the Hall-Gainesville Retired Educators Association at the Gainesville Civic Center on Monday, Sept. 10. “I know I’m not talking to all retired art teachers out there,” said Dennis, the community […]

September 24, 2018

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GEORGIA MOUNTAIN FOOD BANK ACHIEVES ACCREDITATION FROM BBB WISE GIVING ALLIANCE Highlighting Excellence in Leadership, Finances and Mission-Driven Work   Gainesville, Ga –By meeting key standards of board oversight, finances, results reporting and fundraising appeals, Georgia Mountain Food Bank achieved accreditation by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. This accreditation signifies that Georgia Mountain Food Bank […]

September 5, 2018

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Georgia Mountain Food Bank Honors Deal Family Support of Hunger Initiatives

Since taking office in 2011, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has undertaken initiatives to draw attention to community food banks across Georgia. Specifically, Gov. Deal and his wife, First Lady Sandra Deal, have supported the Georgia Mountain Food Bank and 10 years into its existence, the food bank is now vital to the health of many […]

August 2, 2018

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Corporate Spotlight: HOMESTAR

2018 marks the 10th Anniversary of Empty Bowl and the second year that HOMESTAR has supported GMFB’s mission, donating $10,000 to be the event’s presenting sponsor. HOMESTAR’s desire to expand its support and involvement with the Food Bank resulted in the company’s President and CEO, Wes Hunt, joining the board of directors. “HOMESTAR is honored to support […]

June 25, 2018

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Food Bank Receives $10,000 Grant from Amerigroup Georgia to Support Prescriptive Food Box Program

Georgia Mountain Food Bank (GMFB) and partner clinics aim to help patients better control their health and empower them to take the necessary steps to prevent short and long-term complications by providing low-income patients with free disease-appropriate food boxes tailored to their nutrition needs. Amerigroup Georgia’s recent $10,000 grant will help cover the cost of […]

June 7, 2018

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Publix Delivers 1,192 Cases of Food as Part of “Food for Sharing” Campaign

Publix Driver Tommy Walter delivered 1,192 cases of assorted non-perishable food items to Georgia Mountain Food Bank on Friday, May 4, as part of the company’s “Food for Sharing” campaign. The food weighed in at over 15,000 lbs., which is the equivalent of almost 13,000 meals! The Food for Sharing program runs twice a year, […]

May 4, 2018

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Poly Enterprises Launches Online Fundraiser Supporting Georgia Mountain Food Bank

  We are excited to be partnering with Poly Enterprises once again as they launch their second online fundraiser with us. Online fundraisers help to streamline and simplify service projects for businesses like Poly Enterprises, and it helps their teams to make a large impact locally by raising money that provides meals for families and […]

May 1, 2018

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Feed the Hungry: Agency Spotlight

Over six years ago the citizens of Union County united to begin this ministry, Feed the Hungry. At that time, Feed the Hungry, did not have a permanent location but rather distributed the food out of the back of a truck, delivering pre-bagged food from the Georgia Mountain Food Bank on the first Saturday of […]

April 18, 2018

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Kroger “Can Hunger” Food Drive a Huge Success

Thanks to the 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. GMFB’s […]

April 2, 2018

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