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


Food Bank Launches Summer Food Service Program


Dozens of community members and state leaders working to end childhood hunger in Georgia gathered at the Nellie B. Housing Community on June 4 to kick off the state’s Summer Food Service Program. Athens was the first of three summer meal kickoff events organized to raise awareness surrounding the...

Food Bank Summer Garden In the Works


Squash, green peppers, cantaloupes and more will be available to Athens area residents when the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia harvests the .3 acre garden located on its property later this summer. Members of the community also will be able to get pole beans, okra, tomatoes, cucumbers and waterme...

Will Rock 4 Food Raises Money to Support 100 Students


The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia raised $26,000 during its Will Rock 4 Food fundraiser held in April at Terrapin Brewery, enough to provide meals to 100 children from food insecure households on weekends during the 2015-2016 school year. The food is distributed through the organization’s Food2K...

Exciting News for Childhood Hunger Programs


A national grant will enable two nonprofit agencies to feed children from low-income areas all summer. The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia and Action Ministries will partner to feed children in the Garnet Ridge and Rolling Ridge communities and nine additional neighborhoods in Clarke County that...

Food Bank of Northeast Georgia Sponsors Athens Pig Roast to Identify Food Deserts


The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia will continue its work to identify and fill food deserts in Athens-Clarke County when it sponsors Community Connection of Northeast Georgia’s second Athens Pig Roast 4-7 p.m. May 9 at Alps Road Elementary School located at 205 Alps Road. The Food Bank is one of ...

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