Mission: Through a network of community partners, the georgia mountain food bank addresses hunger, health, and quality of life by serving those in need.
Programs: Georgia mountain food bank (gmfb) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to mobilize resources to fight hunger in our community. The core work of gmfb is the collection and distribution of donated food and other grocery products to charitable agencies in a five county service area in northeast georgia, including dawson, forsyth, hall, lumpkin and union counties, serving low-income and needy people. Gmfb supplements donated and surplus food and products with the purchase of specific food and grocery items. On a monthly basis approximately 22,000 individuals are served in the gmfb service area through partner agencies. Gmfb is affiliated with the atlanta community food bank which is a member of the feeding america network.
Georgia Mountain Food Bank provides food for many organizations for counties in North Georgia through donations from grocery stores, restaurants, individuals, and organizations. They also grow food. Fantastic opportunity to volunteer and help make a difference.