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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Food Bank Receives $250,000 from Georgia Food Bank Association

Jul 30, 2015 by Susan Dodson

Food Bank of Northeast Georgia President John Becker accepted a grant donation for $250,000 on July 29 from Danah Craft, executive director of the Georgia Food Bank Association. The grant was part of the Georgia Food Bank Association’s “Capacity Building Program.” The donation will be used to support the Food Bank’s “Fresh Approach to Ending Hunger” campaign to build a Food Hub in Rabun County. Once complete, the hub w...

Fortify Kitchen and Bar raises $6,000 for Food Bank

Jul 1, 2015 by Susan Dodson

Fortify Kitchen and Bar in Clayton, Ga raised $6,000 for the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia’s A Fresh Approach to Ending Hunger capital campaign during a benefit dinner held June 28 at Splendor Mountain located in Rabun County. All proceeds from the event will be used to construct the Food Bank’s new Food Hub facility in Clayton. The Food Bank aims to establish the Food Hub as a distribution warehouse and demonstration...

Food Bank and Action Ministries summer lunch sites

Jul 1, 2015 by Susan Dodson

The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia and Action Ministries currently are serving lunch and delivering Food2Kids365 bags at the following locations: Rolling Ridge Apartments located at 100 Rolling Ridge Drive, Athens Ga 30607 Lunch is served by the management office from noon to 12:45 p.m. Monday through Friday Food2Kids365 bags are delivered each Friday from noon to 12:45 p.m. Garnett Ridge Subdivision located at 160 Elk...

Food Bank helps children have a Hunger Free Summer

Jul 1, 2015 by Susan Dodson

On a hot afternoon in June, boisterous children jump off the graffiti covered jungle gym in the playground behind The Awesome Clubhouse in the Garnett Ridge neighborhood and line up for lunch. As they do, an elementary school aged boy runs through the gate of the Clubhouse fence. “What’s for lunch today?” he asks, running to the end of the line. “Hamburgers,” Food Bank of Northeast Georgia volunteer coordinator Megan G...

Food Bank Breaks New Ground

Jun 24, 2015 by Susan Dodson

The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia will celebrate its new Rabun County food hub, a distribution warehouse and food processing center, during a groundbreaking ceremony at 9 a.m. Friday at the Covered Bridge Shopping Center in Clayton – the site for the new facility. The ceremony is part of the food bank’s $6.4 million A Fresh Approach to Ending Hunger capital campaign which aims to help farmers gain a wider market to...

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