City of Columbia Kicks Off Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Honor the Dream Food Drive

October 5, 2023

The City of Columbia, Richland School District One and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Foundation have kicked off the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Honor the Dream Food Drive benefiting Harvest Hope Food Bank. Please join the City of Columbia as we help fight hunger in the Greater Columbia area. The food drive is held each year to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of community service.

The food drive will be held from October 3 through November 17, 2023. Some requested items include canned fruit and vegetables, dry goods and canned meats. 

The public can drop off donations at the following locations: 

Busby Street Community Center, 1735 Busby Street 
Columbia City Hall, 1737 Main Street 
Columbia Art Center, 1227 Taylor St. Ste. C 
Columbia Tennis Center, 1635 Whaley Street 
Charles R. Drew Wellness Center, 2101 Walker Solomon Way 
Earlewood Park, 1111 Parkside Drive 
Greenview Park, 6700 David Street
 James E. Clyburn Golf Center, 2091 Slighs Avenue, Columbia, SC 29204 
Hyatt Park, 950 Jackson Avenue
Katheryn M. Bellfield Booker Washington Heights Cultural Arts Center, 2611 Grant St. 
Lorick Park, 1600 Lorick Avenue 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 2300 Greene Street 
Pinehurst Park, 2300 Pinehurst Road 
Woodland Park, 6500 Olde Knight Parkway 
City Human Resources, Office of Business Opportunities, 1401 Main Street 
Columbia Fire Department Headquarters, 1800 Laurel Street Columbia 
Police Department Headquarters, 1 Justice Square 
City of Columbia Satellite Payment Center, 3905 Ensor Avenue 
Public Works, 2910 Colonial Drive 
Washington Square Payment Center, 1136 Washington Street 

For more information, contact the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.