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Georgia Mountain Food Bank Kicks Off Fifth Annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy Competition

GAINESVILLE, Ga.—Georgia Mountain Food Bank (GMFB) is excited to partner with the Georgia legal community again this year to fight hunger through the fifth annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy competition held April 18 through 29. “We are beyond grateful for the continued support of our legal community,” said Kay Blackstock, executive director of GMFB. “This […]

April 11, 2016

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Agency Spotlight: The Marcus-Sharon-Gunter Foundation (MSG)

Beginning as a disability coalition in 1999, the Marcus-Sharon-Gunter Foundation (MSG) emerged in 2011 to focus on feeding the hungry in their community. MSG serves a wide spectrum of Forsyth County’s population; including children, disabled people and senior citizens, among many others. Each third Saturday of every month you’ll find the volunteers delivering scheduled distributions […]

March 4, 2016

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Students give a Saturday toward giving

Some 80 college student volunteers used their Saturday morning to help others. All of them were members of Phi Sigma Pi, a gender inclusive national honor fraternity, and they met up at the Georgia Mountain Food Bank ready to help. The group regularly participates in service projects like Habitat for Humanity, Toys for Tots and […]

February 29, 2016

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Kroger “Can Hunger” Food Drive a Huge Success

Thanks to this 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. […]

February 4, 2016

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Agency Spotlight: Shared Blessing

Since 2013, Shared Blessing has been operating out of Lula United Methodist Church distributing meals the first Saturday of each month, rain or shine, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  But they go beyond just distributing meals once a month.  In case anyone comes to the distribution location at another time, they have posted the […]

February 3, 2016

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