Archive for 2020

Give the Gift of Food This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season of giving, and at the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia that means the giving of nourishment. This year, more than ever before, the holidays are a time of great joy for many of us and great stress for those who cannot put food on their tables. We are offering the opportunity to […]

Fall 2020 Campaign

Athens, GA – The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia (FBNEGA) is launching a $100,000 fall fundraising campaign with the theme of “Help Us Help Them. The Need Remains.” Executive Director Chuck Toney says the goal is to help provide funding for food through the beginning of 2021. “The communities throughout our 14-county service area responded […]

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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