Georgia Mountain Food Bank is proud to announce the addition of seven new key community leaders to its 2018 board of directors. Among the new board of directors are: Cheryl Jones – Hall County Schools, Nutrition Director Dawn Parks – Rushton Wealth Management, Director of Financial Services Kas Lawson – Hall County State Court, Staff […]
Thank you to the Gainesville Times for highlighting our Neighborhood Fresh program, which gives food-insecure families access to fresh produce: Read the full article here.
We are so thankful for our corporate partner, XPO Logistics, helping us coordinate the pick-up and delivery of approximately 24 pallets of food from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Read the full story, published by Gainesville Times.
Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday the Dawson Community Food Bank serves Dawson and all surrounding counties. The Dawson Community Food Bank is a ministry of Jesus Name Apostolic Church, a non-denominational church and 501c3 non-profit organization. Their mission is to fight hunger, and they are passionate about providing healthy food to children and adults who […]
Eleven local schools collected 6,678 pounds of food during the 2nd annual School Food Drive for Hunger Challenge. The food drive challenge, a partnership between Georgia Mountain Food Bank (GMFB) and Smile Doctors Braces by Wilson Orthodontics rallied together local schools to fight hunger in the community. Between Oct. 23 and Nov. 10 the schools […]
For two and a half years, Under the Bridge Ministries has been feeding those in need every second Saturday of the month in Lumpkin and the surrounding counties. Most recently, Under the Bridge helped provide meals for a family living in their car that was going without food. In their own words, “We want to […]
The delivery included 1,050 cases of 12 different, much-needed shelf stable items weighing almost 10,000 LBS! Thank you Publix for your generosity in helping us feed local families!
Georgia Mountain Food Bank (GMFB) recently announced a new online fundraising feature that will allow supporters to raise money for the Food Bank, all from the convenience of their office or home. Individuals can sign up to host an online fundraiser on the Food Bank’s website and can start fundraising in just a matter of […]
We are excited to have 11 schools competing in our School Food Drive for Hunger Challenge! Other schools are invited to participate and help us stock the shelves in time for the holiday season. Plus, the winning school will receive a Kona ice party compliments of Smile Doctors Braces by Wilson Orthodontics! Read the full article […]
Georgia Mountain Food Bank’s (GMFB) Annual Empty Bowl Lunch, a fundraising event that helps eliminate hunger in Northeast Georgia saw another record-breaking year. With more than 800 guests in attendance, early estimates show the event raised enough money to help provide more than 685,000 meals to those in need throughout Hall, Lumpkin, Union, Dawson and […]