*Changes During the COVID-19 Crisis*

School District Meal Distribution List

March 27, 2020

You can find breakfast and lunch for your students provided by your school district by clicking on your county below. Calhoun County Clarendon County District 1 District 2 District 3 Chester County Chesterfield County Darlington County Dillon County District 3 District 4 Fairfield County Florence County District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4 District 5 Greenville County Kershaw County Laurens County District 55 District 56 Lee County Lexington County District 1 District 2 District 3 Distri… read more

How You Can Help During the COVID-19 Crisis

March 13, 2020

Ways You Can Help - Make a monetary donation - every little bit makes a difference. - Mail a check to our P.O. Box at P.O. Box 451, Columbia, SC 29202 - Make a purchase on our Amazon Wishlist - all items are sent directly to our branches without you having to go out and shop. Choose the location you want to support below. Midlands Pee Dee Upstate - Host a virtual food drive - Gather your colleagues, team members, organization or church members and host a virtual food drive. You don’t have … read more

Marion County Coordinating Council presents $9,000 check to Harvest Hope Food Bank

February 25, 2020

Source: SC Now MARION — Marion County Coordinating Council is participating in a nationwide BUILD Health Challenge Program to fight child obesity in the area. MCCC Chairman Rev. Marvin Hemingway said the program creates five Creating Healthy Food Environments (CHFE) sites for nutrition education classes and produce pick-up. The sites will be located at Door of Hope Christian Church, Mullins Housing Authority, Gresham Free-Will Baptist Church, Sellers Resource Center and Bethel AME Church. “It i… read more

Harvest Hope Kicks off Spread the Love Peanut Butter Drive

February 12, 2020

In the spirit of February and the month of love, Harvest Hope Food Bank is looking to the community to “Spread the Love” and donate 1,000 jars of peanut butter by the end of the month. Peanut butter is one of the most frequently requested items by food banks because it is kid-friendly, shelf-stable, and protein-rich. “With over thousands of our neighbors struggling with food insecurity, we count on the community to help us spread the love to these families who are spread too thin,” says We… read more

Mast Store hosts Harvest Hope Food Bank benefit

February 4, 2020

From The New Irmo News: This year’s Mast Store Be a Sweetheart campaign runs February 8 and 9. For each pound of candy purchased on these two days, Mast Store will donate $1 to the Harvest Hope Food Bank. St. Valentine, according to legend, was filled with compassion for lovers who were unable to wed because it was against the law. He would marry couples in secret, cementing their love for one another. During Be a Sweetheart, the Mast Store carries forward that grace and caring by linking a tra… read more

Swamp Rabbits support Harvest Hope, teachers with food drive and discounts

February 4, 2020

Greenville, S.C. (WSPA-TV) The Swamp Rabbits hockey team is hoping you’ll support their team and the community this weekend. 7 News Christine Scarpelli and Earth FM Craig Debolt spoke to the team and community partners about the weekend. Community Engagement Director and team reporter Lindsey Fulcher said on Friday night the Swamp Rabbits will take $5 off a ticket of any teacher who shows their school ID in honor of teacher appreciation night. You will also receive $5 off your ticket if you bri… read more

2020 MBA Golf Tournament Awards $8K to Hunger and Homelessness in the Midlands

January 31, 2020

The 2020 MBA Golf Chair Pastor Willie Thompson of Oak Grove Baptist Church presented a $4,000 check to both Harvest Hope Food Bank and the Oliver Gospel Mission to help fight hunger and homelessness in the Midlands.This year’s tournament is March 9th at Oak HIlls Golf Course. Last year’s Golf Chair was Rev. Dr Stephen Masolwa of Northeast Baptist Church and the Rev. Dr. BN Scott is moderator of the 19-member churches of the Midlands Baptist Association. read more

Harvest Hope Food Bank turns to community for plastic bag donations

January 15, 2020

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) Harvest Hope Food Bank is asking for donations from the public in the form of plastic bags in an attempt to restock after a record holiday season.  The food bank uses the bags to sort and bag items that they then distribute through its emergency food pantry. They go through about 4,000 plastic bags a day.  “Most places you shop, you receive a plastic grocery bag,” says Wendy Broderick, CEO of Harvest Hope Food Bank. “We want to take these bags and re… read more

Students, law enforcement pack food for hungry at Hudson’s Heroes event

January 13, 2020

From Cola Daily:  Hundreds of local high school students gave up a chance to sleep late or relax after a long week and spent their Saturday morning helping others. Representing 20 area schools and joined by faculty members and school resource officers from several law enforcement agencies, the students took part in the third annual Hudson’s Heroes Tackle Hunger event, packing 4,000 boxes of food for community members in need in conjunction with this year’s Souper Bowl of Caring Jim Hudson … read more

Georgia Pacific donates 10,000 meals to Harvest Hope Food Bank

January 6, 2020

To celebrate the season of giving, Georgia Pacific is donating 10,000 meals to Harvest Hope to help feed families in the Pee Dee this holiday season. This donation is hoping to help feed some of the 89,560 individuals facing hunger around the Pee Dee. “We are always so grateful for the support of our community partners like Georgia Pacific,” said Wendy Broderick, Harvest Hope CEO. “This generous donation is going to provide hope around the table to so many this holiday season.” The holidays are… read more