Palmetto Series Food Drive Kicks Off to Benefit Harvest Hope and Golden Harvest

November 12, 2019

The University of South Carolina and Clemson University kick-off the Certified SC Grown Palmetto Series Food Drive today in a coordinated effort to benefit Harvest Hope Food Bank and Golden Harvest Food Bank and tackle hunger within their communities. The winner of this match-up will be announced at the Clemson vs. Carolina football game on November 30, 2019. “We are proud to champion South Carolina’s farmers who give so much to ensure fresh food for so many, and to join in the fight against hu… read more


Express Oil Change and Tire Engineers to Fight Hunger During Local Donation Drive

November 4, 2019

Express Oil Change and Tire Engineers will continue a tradition of giving this year, donating $1, the equivalent of five meals, to Harvest Hope Food Bank for every oil change performed in the Columbia area in November. Since 2015, this effort has generated more than $30,000 for Harvest Hope, providing 150,000 meals for those in need. In addition to the $1 donation for every oil change, Express Oil Change and Tire Engineers are encouraging their customers to also make a donation in the fight aga… read more


Harvest Hope Partners with Ingles Markets and iHeart Media for 6th Annual Fill-a-Backpack

October 4, 2019

Greenville, S.C. (Oct. 4, 2019) – For the 6th year, Harvest Hope Food Bank, Golden Harvest Food Bank and Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina are partnering with Ingles Markets and iHeart Media to fight childhood hunger in the Upstate with the Fill-A-Backpack Program. Community members can purchase a $7.50 backpack icon at local Ingles stores and help feed a child for a weekend.  Thousands of children in the Upstate rely on free and reduced priced breakfast and lunch at school, but rely o… read more


Duke Energy and The Greenville Drive Donate $28,000 for Home Runs Against Hunger

September 9, 2019

Duke Energy, in partnership with the Greenville Drive, presented Harvest Hope Food Bank with a check for $28,000 during the Drive’s last home game of the 2019 season for its Home Runs Against Hunger campaign. At the beginning of the season, Duke Energy pledged to donate $500 for each home run hit at by Drive batters at Fluor Field to help end hunger in the Upstate. Greenville Drive players hit 50 home runs over the course of the season to raise $25,000. The Drive added an additional $3,000 from… read more


Hurricane Dorian Closings

September 4, 2019

The Harvest Hope Florence branch will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, September 5, due to Hurricane Dorian. Our Columbia and Greenville locations will operate on normal hours. Please stay safe during the storm. read more


Publix Charities Donates $150,000 to Harvest Hope to Kick Off Hunger Action Month

September 3, 2019

As part of Publix Super Markets Charities’ ongoing support of hunger relief efforts and in recognition of September being Hunger Action Month, Publix Charities announced today it will donate $5 million to Feeding America® member food banks, schools and other nonprofit organizations across the Southeast. The donation will support pantries and meal programs in the communities surrounding Publix stores and brings Publix Charities’ total contribution to hunger relief organizations to more than $22 … read more


Panera Bread Donates $4,500 to Help Fight Child Hunger

August 9, 2019

Harvest Hope Food Bank representatives traveled to the Garner’s Ferry Panera Bread Tuesday morning to receive a substantial donation. Danielle Covelli, of Covelli Enterprises, presented the non-profit with a $4,500 check. All seven Midlands Panera locations, owned by Covelli Enterprises, took part in the “round up” program to raise money for Harvest Hope. Each customer was presented with the option of rounding their order’s total up to the next dollar for the cause throughout May and June. “Thi… read more


Harvest Hope Receives $12,000 Donation from The Darden Foundation to Help End Hunger

August 9, 2019

Harvest Hope Food Bank announced today a $12,000 grant from The Darden Foundation to help with operational maintenance costs. The funds will be used to purchase four forklift batteries to increase efficiency in their warehouses in Columbia, Greenville and Florence. “This grant from The Darden Foundation couldn’t have come at a better time,” says Harvest Hope CEO Wendy Broderick. “We are busy ramping up for the school year. Being able to purchase batteries for our forklifts will help us distribu… read more


Food Lion Donates Refrigerator Truck to Harvest Hope

July 18, 2019

Food Lion to Unveil New, Easier Shopping Experience with Completion of $158 Million Investment in 92 Greater Myrtle Beach, Florence, Columbia and Charleston, S.C., Area Stores Grand Re-Openings Wednesday, July 17: First 100 Customers Receive Gift Cards Valued Up to $250 SALISBURY, N.C. – Food Lion will unveil a new, easier shopping experience for customers in the greater Myrtle Beach, Florence, Columbia and Charleston, S.C., markets on Wednesday, July 17. Customers in Lumberton, N.C., also will… read more


Jim Hudson Automotive Group Donates 1 Million Meals to Harvest Hope Food Bank

July 11, 2019

COLUMBIA, SC – The Jim Hudson Automotive Group will provide one million meals to hungry South Carolinians by donating $200,000 to Harvest Hope Food Bank. The charitable donation is a result of a very successful 8th Annual Jim Hudson 2000 Sales Event. During the Hudson 2000 Sales Event, all six Jim Hudson locations were tasked to sell 2,000 vehicles in two months. “Each Jim Hudson Sales Event becomes more successful than the last,” says Jim Hudson, Founder and CEO of Jim Hudson Automotive Group.… read more