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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Paint a Bowl Fill Hungry Stomachs

Jan 13, 2014 by Susan Dodson

There are still a few spots available for our second bowl painting activity. If you are interested in helping to support our 16th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon by painting a bowl to be used at this event please contact us today 706 354 8191 or

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16th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon - March 5, 2014

Jan 6, 2014 by Susan Dodson

Take part in any or all of our Annual Empty Bowls Events. Luncheon and Silent Auction Wednesday March 5, 2014 11:30 am to 1:30 pm The Classic Center Paint a Bowl Activity Tuesday January 14, 2014 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Thursday January 16, 2014 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Saturday January 25, 2014 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Monday January 27, 2014 5:30 ...

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Holiday Wreath Sale to Benefit Food Bank

Dec 3, 2013 by Susan Dodson

Gardenia Floral has teamed up with The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia in our work to end hunger this Holiday Season. They are offering beautiful 24 inch noble fir wreaths with a simple holiday bow for just $36 delivered to Athens area homes and businesses. You may also pick up your wreath at the Food Bank. 100% of the proceeds from the purchase will be donated to the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, providing 80 meals t...

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2013 Hunger Bowl

Sep 18, 2013 by Susan Dodson

Will you be able to sit down at the dinner table this Thanksgiving knowing that there are more than 125,000 people in our community that will have nothing to eat on this traditional American holiday? We can not either. That is why we started The Hunger Bowl in 2012, to help ensure there was enough food during the holidays, for everyone. Join us in celebrating this time of thankfulness. Local businesses and organization...

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Cinema for a Cause

Sep 12, 2013 by Susan Dodson

SAVE THE DATE! CINEMA FOR A CAUSE CHARITY EVENT DATE ANNOUNCED Georgia Theatre Company is pleased to announce the 10th Annual Cinema for a Cause (formerly “Film and Food for a Cause”) event to be held on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at all thirty-two of their theatre locations throughout Georgia and including three locations participating for the first time this year in Florida, South Carolina, and Virginia. Customers ar...