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

« Back to News

News Releases by "Tina"

21st Annual National Letter Carriers Food Drive set for Saturday, May 11

May 8, 2013 by Tina

The Stamp Out Hunger food drive is a nationwide effort that provides food to local food banks and pantries that rely heavily on donations. The nations 175,000 letter carriers will collect food donations left at the mailboxes of generous Americans in more that 10,000 communities and deliver them to food banks and other hunger relief organizations, such as pantries, soup kitchens and shelters. Now in its 21st year, the S...

Tagged: campbells soup, national association of letter carriers, food drive, post office

5th Annual Will Rock 4 Food

Mar 22, 2013 by Tina

Think of four children you know. They could be your own children, your neighbors or coworkers children, your nieces and nephews, or even your childrens friends. Just think of four children and line them up in your mind. Now, separate one child out of that group. In Athens, one out of four children does not know where their next meal is coming from. Many of the children who are food insecure participate in the free and ...

Tagged: terrapin brewery, randall bramblett, betsy franck, classic city orthodontics

The 15th Annual Empty Bowl Luncheon

Feb 21, 2013 by Tina

Join us on Wednesday March 6th at 11:30 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens for this simple, but important, event to help us raise awareness about the issue of hunger in our community. Now in its 15th year, this annual event is a community project to raise much needed funds to support the work of The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. The luncheon offers the opportunity to enjoy a simple lunch of soup and sandwich, s...

Tagged: empty bowl luncheon, the classic center, hilltop grille, center stage catering, classic city chefs, bretts restaurant, fresh inspiration cafe, last resort, royal peasant, broad street coffee

Thank You Magic 102.1 for Helping to Feed the Hungry

Feb 1, 2013 by Tina

The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia wants to thank Cox Media Group and local radio station Magic 102.1 for their support of the 2013 Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon and Silent Auction. Their efforts will allow the Food Bank to provide over 2,000 meals to those that can’t afford to feed themselves. To find out how you can help or to reserve your seat for our 15th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon and Silent Auction visit our...

Tagged: magic 1021, magic morning show, cox media group

Looking for Something to Do this MLK Day of Service

Jan 11, 2013 by Tina

MLK Day of Service is set for January 21, 2013. In addition to the traditional volunteer opportunities available at the Food Bank on this day, consider participating in our unique Paint a Bowl to Fill Hunger Stomach event.

Donor Spotlight plus