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

Hunger Bowl 2019

October 25–November 8 Hunger Bowl is a friendly community wide competition to see who can collect the most food based on a per person average and to help the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia reach our goal of collecting 500,000 pounds of food and funds in the two weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. Below is […]

Take action this month to help end hunger

Take action this month to help end hunger

September is Hunger Action Month. In collaboration with Feeding America, the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia will be sharing information about food insecurity in our 14-county service area. We want to raise awareness about hunger in our communities and discuss what actions you can take to help us help our neighbors, families and children who […]

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