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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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Georgia Mountain Food Bank Welcomes New 2018 Board Members

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 […]

March 1, 2018

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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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