Harvest Hope - Serving the Needs of Our Community

November 20, 2012

Everyone at Harvest Hope Food Bank knows today will be the busiest day of the year. Last year on the Monday before Thanksgiving our Shop Road and 12th Street Emergency Food Pantries provided food for 847 households. Yesterday the lines were long by 7:30 am at our Emergency Food Pantries and we served 888 total households. The lines were even longer this morning at our Emergency Food Pantries and we know there will be many struggling families at our doorstep. What does it take to provide fo… read more


Help Us Gather Food to Prepare for Our Busiest Week of the Year

November 20, 2012

Last year Harvest Hope provided food for more than 1,400 households in the 3 days before Thanksgiving at our Shop Road and 12th Street (Cayce) Emergency Food Pantries. This week we are expecting we will see even more struggling families at our doorsteps. This morning our Emergency Food Pantry meat cooler is empty, and our volunteers are sorting through canned goods for hi-protein product to replace meat product for the 250 to 300 families we expect to serve today. There is still time … read more


Bank of America to Provide a 2:1 Charitable Match to Give a Meal Program

November 16, 2012

Donors to Harvest Hope Food Bank can TRIPLE their donations this holiday season thanks to a generous gift from Bank of America. For everyone struggling to put food on their tables, hunger offers no holiday, so this is a great opportunity to see your giving power increased. In a program launched with Feeding America, the bank announced it will provide a $2-for-$1 match of donations to the “Give a Meal” program. Through this match, individuals and customers will be able to triple the impact… read more


DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS WORLDS OF FANTASY

November 15, 2012

DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS WORLDS OF FANTASY HOSTS FOOD DRIVE FOR HARVEST HOPE FOOD BANK AT THE BI-LO CENTER ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd Greenvile, S.C., October 26, 2012 – Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy invites the Upstate community to help them collect non-perishable items for Harvest Hope Food Bank.  The food drive will be held at the BI-LO Center on Saturday, November 3 from noon to 3:00 pm.  For every five non-perishable items donated, a family will receive one voucher for a … read more


Local Happiness Event

November 15, 2012

Local Happiness Event Features Great Food and Live Music to Benefit Harvest Hope Food Bank (Columbia) Harvest Hope Food Bank is proud to partner with Local Happiness to present the first annual Local Happiness Experience & Harvest Hope Food Drive at Richland Mall on Forest Drive from 3:00 – 9:00 pm on Thursday November 8. The event, held on the first floor of Richland Mall near Sadie’s American Cafeteria, will feature LIVE music by Jim Sonefeld (formerly of Hootie and the Blowfish) from his… read more


Sonoco Sponsors Harvest Hope Mobile Food Pantry

November 15, 2012

Sonoco Sponsors Harvest Hope Mobile Food Pantry To Deliver Hunger Relief to Hartsville Community (Hartsville) On the morning of Thursday, October 25 Harvest Hope Food Bank’s Florence facility partnered with The Living Church to send a Mobile Food Pantry (MFP) to directly deliver food to Hartsville residents. The MFP, sponsored by Sonoco, was held at The Living Church’s new Ministry Center at 149 East Carolina Avenue in Hartsville. Pastor Chris Honeycutt and congregation members of Living Church… read more