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Agency Spotlight: Dawson County Food Bank

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 […]

December 19, 2017

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Eleven Local Schools Collected More than 6,700 Pounds of Food

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 […]

December 4, 2017

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Agency Spotlight: Under the Bridge Ministries

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 […]

December 1, 2017

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Georgia Mountain Food Bank Now Offering Online Fundraisers

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 […]

November 1, 2017

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11 Local Schools Competing in School Food Drive for Hunger Challenge

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 […]

October 30, 2017

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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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