SC Retailers Donate Almost $130,000

May 26, 2016

The South Carolina Retail Association and its retail member companies presented $129,889 in food and cash contributions to the South Carolina Food Bank Association.  The presentation took place during a press conference at the South Carolina Legislative Building and included cash and in-kind donations that will go a long way toward hunger relief.  The donations are a reminder that 16.4% of South Carolinians — 1 in 6 — are food insecure on a regular basis. “Meeting … read more


Jim Hudson 2000 set to raise 1,000,000 meals!

May 23, 2016

Through June 30th, Jim Hudson Automotive will donate a portion from every sale to Harvest Hope Food Bank.   Jim Hudson's goal is to donate 1,000,000 meals to feed hungry individuals and families in the Midlands.  Please help end hunger!  Shop for your next vehicle at Jim Hudson or stop by and make a donation. Don’t miss the Jim Hudson 2000 and help reach 1,000,000 meals in support of Harvest Hope Food Bank.  Visit www.jimhudson.com for directions to your closest J… read more


ISE America’s High Quality Egg Donation

May 19, 2016

ISE America out of ‪‎Newberry‬ donated almost 57,000 ‪‎eggs‬ today.  We can't find them on Facebook but we sure would like to show them how much we appreciate it! Pictured is Doug from Harvest Hope and our friend, Julius, who was volunteering. That's alot of eggs!!!  In fact, enough eggs to provide 1,000 people breakfast for a month. Eggs are also one of the hardest items for us to get!  We are really pleased to have received such a high q… read more


Stamp Out Hunger

May 10, 2016

On May 14, 2016, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America collect the goodness and compassion of their postal customers who participate in the NALC Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive — the largest one-day food drive in the nation. Led by letter carriers, other postal employees and volunteers, the drive has delivered more than one billion pounds of food the past 24 years. Carriers in the Midlands, Pee Dee and Upstate areas will collect non-perishable food dona… read more


The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

April 25, 2016

The 2016 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation will take place May 19-22 at Thornblade Club, The Reserve at Lake Keowee and The Preserve at Verdae.  Just got word that BMW Charity Pro Am is super short on volunteers for Thornblade.  Click here for more information on how to become a volunteer or donate here.     Harvest Hope Food Bank has been selected as 1 of 18 worthy organizations for this year's contest.  Be sure to cheer on actor and voice of Alls… read more


Food From the Heart 2016

April 6, 2016

  The 8th Annual “Food from the Heart” food drive is being held this Saturday, April 9th.  Dozens of grocery stores in Richland and Lexington Counties will be taking part in the event, collecting donations for Harvest Hope Food Bank.  This local mission food drive organized and worked by over 700 volunteers from Shandon Baptist and Northside Baptist Churches.  Members position themselves on the outside of stores to offer shoppers the opportunity to take a red &l… read more


Among The Young At Heart

March 28, 2016

When compelled to help someone there is a keen intuition that takes place. Here at Harvest Hope Food Bank, our volunteers follow that feeling and strive to help others who are battling hunger on a daily basis. One such volunteer is Jestine Myers. Jestine volunteers in one our Emergency Food Pantries at Harvest Hope Food Bank. She is a very young 92 years of age and has enjoyed volunteering for the last 15 years. The choir at her church recently recognized her with a “Helping the Hungry&r… read more


Thank You Red Gold!

March 21, 2016

After the historic flood in South Carolina, Red Gold sent a tractor trailer full of their products (43,000 lbs) to Harvest Hope Food Bank. This is footage from that donation. Special thanks to all of the employees of Red Gold and Colt Reichart who is a 4th generation owner at Red Gold! Also: The Bayer Presents Luke Bryan Farm Tour and its sponsors led by Red Gold Tomatoes teamed up to raise money to purchase food and supplies to help those affected by the flood in South Carolina. Red Gold pled… read more


Over The Edge

March 17, 2016

“If all of your friends jumped off a building, would you?”  Now is your chance to answer the rhetorical question your parents asked you with a defiant, “YES.”   On Friday, June 10-11, 2016 Harvest Hope Food Bank will be holding Over the Edge to End Hunger at The Hub in Columbia and you're invited.  Fundraisers that raise $1,000 or more will earn a spot to rappel down the 2nd tallest building in Columbia to help feed hungry people in South Carolina.  Are you interested i… read more


How Renee Started Volunteering

March 10, 2016

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Renee Collins. Renee is one of Harvest Hope Food Bank’s awesome volunteers! Renee was able to take a short break from her volunteer work to chat. When asked why she likes volunteering at Harvest Hope, she replied, “I see results, instantly…Here, you see the faces and you know that you are helping somebody ‘right now’ and it’s personal.” She added, “I loved it and just kept coming back.” Renee and her aut… read more