Harvest Hope

Drive-thru job fair coming to Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– SC Works Midlands and the State Department of Social Services are joining forces to host a drive-thru job fair on September 16.  Job seekers can head to Harvest Hope Food bank and receive packets with information about jobs available right now in the Midlands. The event runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Categories: Local News Tags: Harvest Hope,…

USDA Undersecretary visits Harvest Hope

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — USDA Undersecretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Greg Ibach visited Harvest Hope food bank on Tuesday. Harvest Hope is a part of the USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program which seeks to provide local distributors with fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy and meat products which they then provide to families in need. “We saw farmers suffering…

Local Living: Harvest Hope ”Fill the Gap’ campaign taking food donations

Crysty Vaughan takes a look at Local Living: Harvest Hope Food Bank needs your help in re-stocking shelves

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– In your look at Local Living, Harvest Hope Food Bank needs your help in re-stocking the shelves. The “Fill the Gap” campaign is underway right now. Throughout the month, Harvest Hope is asking the community to donate different items each week for those struggling during the pandemic. Officials are asking you to donate canned fruits and vegetables…

SC National Guard assists Harvest Hope during coronavirus crisis

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–  Harvest Hope Food Bank says it has seen record numbers of people in its emergency pantry curbside distribution lines. Now the food bank has called in the South Carolina National Guard to help. A total of 35 soldiers will report daily to all three Harvest hope locations in Columbia, Florence, and Greenville. The guard members will help…

Harvest Hope in need of donations: Here’s how you can help

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Harvest Hope says it served more than 4,000 people last week. Officials say they have not seen numbers like this since the Flood of 2015. According to a spokesperson, with drastically higher numbers, Harvest Hope continues to look to the community to help with the critical need for donations. Monetary contributions and non-perishable food items are the…

‘Honor the Dream Food Drive’ benefits local food bank

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– You can help make sure Midlands families have food on the table this holiday season. The City of Columbia has kicked off the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ‘Honor the Dream Food Drive’. The food drive benefits Harvest Hope Food Bank. Some requested items include, canned fruit and vegetables, dry goods and canned meats. The drive…

32 thousand meals donated to Harvest Hope Food Bank

(Photo: Harvest Hope Food Bank) COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) —- The summer is suppose to be a time full of fun in the sun, but hunger and the need for a good meal doesn’t get a summer break.  According officials with the Harvest Hope Food Bank, it’s also a time when food donations tend to decrease since a lot of families…