You have the power to make an immediate difference in the lives of those in need in our community. By donating food, you can ensure children, senior citizens, and families across South Georgia will have something to eat tomorrow. Second Harvest of South Georgia depends on community-minded people and businesses to survive. Through food donations, we are able to provide food pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters with the food and groceries they need to serve the community. The fight against hunger is one that we can win if we work together.
Types of Food Donations
Individual Donations/One-time Donations
One-time donations may be dropped off at any of our warehouses during normal operating hours. Donations may be eligible for pick-up by contacting the Second Harvest of South Georgia location closest to you.
Our product recovery program is one of the mainstays of our food bank program. Our Product Recovery Program collects food from many local food donors across South Georgia including retailers, wholesalers, processors, and distributors. Donors may be eligible for a tax deduction. Our records regarding to your donation are open for your review ensuring that you know where each and every pound was used. All food donations are protected under the Good Samaritan Act, shielding donors from liability concerns.
Farm to Family
By participating in our Farm to Family program, produce growers and distributors are able to put perishable fruits and vegetables that would otherwise be discarded to good use. During the produce growing season, Second Harvest collects produce donations from area farmers and packing sheds for use in our Food Bank, Kids Cafe, and Mobile Food Pantry programs. Donations may be eligible for a tax deduction.
Food drives are a great way to support Second Harvest of South Georgia. These events are easy to set up and are suitable for everyone from individuals and small clubs to large corporations and organizations.