The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia will work toward ending hunger as part of an overall community effort to alleviate poverty.

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September is Hunger Action Month

Aug 3, 2016 by Susan Dodson

Everyone knows that feeling of an empty stomach. When there was no time for breakfast. Or a meeting was booked over lunch. Or, perhaps it’s because there’s just no food in the fridge to make a meal. The feeling of running on empty is a reality for 48 million Americans. In northeast Georgia, 1 in 4 people face that feeling on a regular basis. Without that fuel and nutrition, people —kids especially —don’t have the ener...

Grand Opening of Mountain Branch

Jul 14, 2016 by Susan Dodson

The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia will play host to a grand opening ceremony from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the new Food Bank facility located at 46 Plaza Way in Clayton. The ceremony, which is open and free to the community, will include a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Tours of the facility will be available following the ribbon cutting until 2 p.m. Food tastings and a children’s area will ...

Food Bank of Northeast Georgia - Grand Opening Celebration, “Feeding Hope” Dinner Featuring Chef Linton Hopkins

May 27, 2016 by Susan Dodson

The “Feeding Hope” Wine Dinner will benefit the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, a 501c3 charitable organization. All proceeds will help eliminate hunger in our Northeast Georgia Mountain Region. Sunday, July 24, 2015 The Food Bank’s new “First of its Kind” Teaching Kitchen Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, Mountain Branch 46 Plaza Way, Clayton, Georgia 30525 6:00p.m. wine and appetizers fit for a king 7:00 p.m. seating f...

Legacy Giving

May 13, 2016 by Susan Dodson

Legacy giving creates opportunities for both our donors and for the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia’s hunger-relief efforts. Legacy gifts help us secure and distribute food and to our neighbors in need. What are Legacy Gifts? Legacy gifts are gifts other than outright gifts of cash or publicly traded stocks. You may wish to make a gift through your will or trust, use different types of assets or create a gift which pays...

Buy Your Tickets Now For Our 8th Will Rock 4 Food

Mar 15, 2016 by Susan Dodson

Buy your tickets now and make sure no children in our community go hungry. Food 2Kids helps get bags of food to almost 1,900 kids a week who are considered food insecure in Northeast Georgia. Each week during the school year bags of food are sent home with these kids so that they have enough to eat on the weekends. In Clarke County alone, we have 500 kids enrolled in the program, and there is currently a waiting list t...

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