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

Harvest Hope Partners with Riverbanks Zoo for Toucan Tuesdays

July 8, 2019

Planning a trip to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden this summer? Guests visiting on a Toucan Tuesday will receive BOGO admission to Riverbanks with a donation of two cans of food to Harvest Hope Food Bank. The Zoo’s annual summer-long food drive benefiting Harvest Hope will kick off Tuesday, June 11. Last summer, the generosity of Zoo guests generated 3,658 pounds of food and provided more than 3,000 meals for struggling families in the Midlands. The food drive has brought in nearly 40,000 pounds of f… read more

Upcoming Closings

June 27, 2019

All Harvest Hope locations will be closed on Friday, June 28 for inventory. We will also be closed on Thursday, July 4 in celebration of Independence Day. We wish you and yours a safe and happy holiday! read more

Harvest Hope Welcomes New CEO, Wendy Broderick

May 1, 2019

Harvest Hope Food Bank Welcomes New CEO; Experienced Non-Profit Leader Wendy Broderick Joins Regional Team Harvest Hope Food Bank, a non-profit organization serving people in 20 counties across the Midlands, Pee Dee and Greater Greenville regions, announced today that veteran non-profit leader Wendy Broderick will join the organization as CEO. “We are thrilled to have such an experienced and caring leader join our organization,” Erinn Rowe, Harvest Hope’s Board Chair. “Wendy brings 20 years of … read more

Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival Returns to State Farmers Market South Carolina Department of Agriculture

March 20, 2019

Bring 3 or more canned goods and children under 12 get in free! read more

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 326,000 Pounds of Protein to Food Banks Across the Carolinas

March 13, 2019

SMITHFIELD, Va., March 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Smithfield Foods, Inc. has donated more than 326,000 pounds of protein to four food banks throughout North and South Carolina as part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure. The donations, equivalent to more than 1.3 million servings, will help families… read more

Harvest Hope Elects First Female Chair - Erinn Rowe

February 26, 2019

Adds New Members to Governing Board read more

Allen Benedict Court Needs

February 13, 2019

As announced this week, Harvest Hope Food Bank will be partnering with United Way of the Midlands, Christ Central Ministries and Richland County to assist the residents displaced from Allen Benedict Court. We have begun working with these organizations to help residents with various needs. One of our first projects will be helping the staff at the Cecil Tillis Center organize and inventory the donations they have received. Harvest Hope will provide staff and volunteers to help sort through item… read more

Sweet Hearts For Sweethearts Day: Mast Store’s 2019 Hunger Campaign Enjoys 16th Year

February 1, 2019

Send your sweetheart some candy this Valentine’s Day and earn money for Harvest Hope! read more

Government Shutdown Information

January 22, 2019

As the government shutdown continues, we want to provide some information to our clients or prospective clients.   SNAP Benefit Recipients: If you are a SNAP benefits recipient, you will be receiving your February benefits on Thursday, January 17th. Please be mindful that this is not additional resources or a bonus for January, but rather your February benefits coming early due to the government shutdown. We ask that you be cautious and budget for your family’s needs for February… read more