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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Hunger Bowl 2015 Delivery Reception

Nov 5, 2015 by Susan Dodson

The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia will conclude its 2015 Hunger Bowl competition with a delivery reception from 1-4 p.m. Nov. 13 at its Athens facility located at 861 Newton Bridge Road. During the reception, teams will drop off food collected during the two week competition. The food will be weighed at the time of drop off and one point will be given for each pound of food donated. Each dollar donated will count as f...

Hunger Bowl Kick Off Breakfast

Oct 21, 2015 by Susan Dodson

The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia will kick off its 2015 Hunger Bowl community-wide food drive competition with a breakfast from 8-9 a.m. Oct. 30 at Hilton Garden Inn, 390 E. Washington St. in downtown Athens. During the breakfast, representatives of registered teams will enjoy a continental breakfast with coffee and juice provided by Hilton Garden Inn in the hotel’s Magnolia Room while listening to a brief speech by ...

Hunger Bowl 2015 Kicks Off

Oct 8, 2015 by Susan Dodson

The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia’s 2015 Hunger Bowl competition is now underway! Register a team between now and Oct. 16 and earn 150 bonus points towards your total score. Registered teams will compete against other groups between Oct. 30 and Nov. 13 to see which team can collect the most food. Awards will be given on a per person average in small, medium and large size groups. Food items will be weighed at the food...

Hunger Action Month 2015

Sep 8, 2015 by Susan Dodson

September is Hunger Action Month™, when the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia and Feeding America asks everyone in America to take action to fight hunger in their community, all month long. Hunger Action Month is your opportunity to join a movement that has a real and lasting impact on our effort to feed more Americans than ever before. Whether it’s by advocating and raising awareness, making donations, or volunteering, y...

Day of Caring 2015

Aug 28, 2015 by Susan Dodson

The fall-like weather in Athens was a welcome treat early Wednesday morning as nearly two dozen volunteers gathered at the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia to work as part of the United Way of Northeast Georgia’s annual Day of Caring. Among those present for the day-long volunteerism event were Caterpillar employees Todd Bryson and Ron Halsema. The two men planned their day as they watched co-worker Brett Smith slowly ba...

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