Archive for 2020

Food Bank of Northeast Georgia receives $465,000 gift from Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos

The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia has received a $465,000 gift from Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, for the acquisition and distribution of food to meet demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

UGA Football Player Pays Visit to Clarkesville Elementary School

A dream that started out as just a thought recently turned into a reality. This happened when Marie Benfield, Secretary at Clarkesville Elementary School, thought “What if I could get Rodrigo Blankenship to and speak to our students?” Read More

Food Matters – Spring 2020

Food Matters – Spring 2020

A year ago I wrote to you as the newly named Executive Director of the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. I was excited, honored and more than a little intimidated by the opportunity I had recently accepted. One year later, I remain excited and honored, and only a little less intimidated… Read More

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