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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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Feeding the Hungry in a “No-Touch” crisis

By Naomi Thomas Patricia Lingo has seen her work hours at Waffle House cut back sharply during the coronavirus pandemic. But amid that drop in income, her needs have increased. “The coronavirus, well, it practically has taken my job away from me,” says Lingo, 72, a waitress. She says she’s worked “many a year” for […]

April 7, 2020

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Perdue Farms makes a difference with protein donation

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic many food banks have experienced a significant inventory shortage trying to serve more and more individuals in need, and Georgia Mountain Food Bank is no exception. GMFB has experienced about a 50% decrease of inbound food over the past month with the majority of that number being protein […]

April 2, 2020

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GMFB T-Shirt Design Contest

Calling all students, K-12! Georgia Mountain Food Bank is looking for an artist to create its next Empty Bowl t-shirt. The Empty Bowl Luncheon takes place in September each year, and this past year’s event had almost 1,000 attendees and raised enough money to provide over 773,000 meals to those in need in our community. […]

April 1, 2020

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