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Column: The hungry need my help and yours. Here’s what you can do

Harris Blackwood For The Times Updated: Jun 4, 2020, 11:15 AM My mama had a hardscrabble upbringing during the Depression. As a result, she hated to see anything go to waste. If there was food left on our plate, she would remind us that there were hungry children in some country that would love to […]

June 4, 2020

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Georgia Mountain Food Bank receives thousands of pounds of produce, chicken

The Georgia Mountain Food Bank recently began receiving about 20,000 pounds of fresh produce boxes weekly through the “Farmers to Families” Program. The food bank also has received large donations from Wayne Farms and through the efforts of Rep. Kacey Carpenter. Photo courtesy Forum Communications. Nathan Berg The Times Updated: May 27, 2020, 11:55 AM […]

May 28, 2020

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How feeding hungry has gotten harder during pandemic, and what’s being done

Nathan Berg, The Times Updated: May 1, 2020, 7:20 p.m.    Alvin Bagwell has seen the same situation played out hundreds of times over the last month. Bagwell, director of Good Samaritan Food Ministry, has continued to distribute food to families who need it throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and that need has become more and […]

May 2, 2020

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Mark your calendars for “Coffee with Kay”

Make plans to join GMFB on Tuesday, May 5, at 8:30 am for “Coffee with Kay” on Facebook Live. This first-time event will allow you to hear directly from Executive Director Kay Blackstock on what the Food Bank is doing each day to provide food for the seniors, children, and families right here in our […]

April 22, 2020

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