Category Archives: Harvest Hope Food Bank

Spread the Love!

You can donate jars of peanut butter at any of the locations listed below. Since glass can break easily, we appreciate your donations of plastic jars of peanut butter.
In the Midlands:
  • Harvest Hope, 2220 Shop Road, Columbia
  • Mattress Firm, 368-A Harbison Blvd., Columbia
  • Mattress Firm, 3300 Forest Drive, Columbia
  • Mattress Firm, 8504 Two Notch Rd., Columbia
  • Mattress Firm, 4732 Devine St., Columbia
  • Mattress Firm, 5416-A Sunset Blvd., Lexington
  • Mattress Firm, 5449-A Sunset Blvd., Lexington
  • 803 Realty, 5599 Sunset Blvd., Lexington

Have time? want to help? Consider a shift at Harvest Hope Food Bank

Consider giving a bit of time this holiday season. Good for you to get out of the house and good for you to give to others! Sign up online! https://give.harvesthope.org/charities/5372/volunteer

Tuesday, December 15
  • Help build/tape boxes for our December Senior boxes (13 spots open)
  • EFP sorters indoors, 11 am – 1:30 pm (3 spots open)
Wednesday, December 16
  • Outdoor emergency pantry drive-thru, 8:45 am – 11 am (14 spots open)
  • EFP sorters indoors, 9 am – 11 am (6 spots open)
  • Outdoor emergency pantry drive-thru, 11 am – 1:30 pm (16 spots open)
  • EFP sorters indoors, 11 am – 1 pm (4 spots open)
Friday, December 18
  • EFP sorters indoors, 8:30 am – 11 am (4 spots open)

 

Harvest Hope Food Bank Week of Oct. 5th

These volunteer opportunities are open this week

Monday, October 5
  • Crisis emergency pantry drive-thru, 9-11 (15 spots open)
  • Crisis emergency pantry drive-thru, 11-1 (14 spots open)
Wednesday, October 7
  • Crisis emergency pantry drive-thru, 9-11 (9 spots open)
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis), 9 – 11 (5 spots open)
  • Crisis emergency pantry drive-thru, 11 – 1 (12 spots open)
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis), 11 -1 (5 spots open)
Thursday, October 8
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 8:30 – 11 (1 spot open)
  • Mobile food pantry packing, 9 – 11 (15 spots open)
  • CSFP/Senior box pantry drive-thru, 9 – 11 (2 spots open)
  • CSFP/Senior box pantry drive-thru, 11 – 1 (2 spots open)
Friday, October 9
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 8:30 – 11 (2 spots open)
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 11- 1:30 (2 spots open)

Harvest Hope Food Bank Volunteer Opportunities Week of Sept 28th

Tuesday, Sept. 29
  • Senior box packing, 9 – 11 (11 spots open) *located at 1117 Bluff Industrial Blvd.*
Wednesday, Sept. 30
  • Crisis emergency pantry drive-thru, 9-11 (8 spots open)
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis), 9 – 11 (4 spots open)
  • Senior box packing, 9-11 (13 spots open) *located at 1117 Bluff Industrial Blvd.*
  • Crisis emergency pantry drive-thru, 11 – 1 (16 spots open)
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis), 11 -1 (6 spots open)
Thursday, October 1
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 8:30 – 11 (1 spot open)
  • Senior box packing, 9 – 11 (14 spots open) *located at 1117 Bluff Industrial Blvd.*
  • Mobile food pantry packing, 9 – 11 (10 spots open)
Friday, October 2
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 8:30 – 11 (2 spots open)
  • Mobile food pantry packing, 9 – 11 (9 spots open)
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 11- 1:30 (5 spots open)
  • You can sign up for all volunteer shifts here.

 

 

Harvest Hope Food Bank Volunteer opportunities-Week of Sept 21st

Do you have a short break in your schedule and just need to get out of your apartment? Considering signing up for a volunteer shift at Harvest Hope Food Bank

Open to all students!  Here are their needs and hours for the week starting Sept 21.

Below are the volunteer shifts we have available for the week of September 21. Some are indoors, while others are outdoors.
Monday, Sept. 21
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 9 – 11
  • Crisis emergency pantry drive-thru, 9 – 11
  • Senior box packing, 9 – 11
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 11 – 1
  • Crisis emergency pantry drive-thru, 11 – 1
Tuesday, Sept. 22
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 8:30 – 11
  • Senior box packing, 9 – 11
  • Mobile food pantry packing, 9 – 11
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 11 – 1:30
  • Senior box packing, 11 – 1
Wednesday, Sept. 23
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 9 – 11
  • Crisis emergency pantry drive-thru, 9 – 11
  • Senior box packing, 9 – 11
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 11 – 1
  • Crisis emergency pantry drive-thru, 11 – 1
  • Senior box packing, 11 – 1
Thursday, Sept. 24
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 8:30 – 11
  • Senior box packing, 9 – 11
  • Mobile food pantry packing, 9 – 11
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 11 – 1:30
  • Senior box packing, 11 – 1
Friday, Sept. 25
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 8:30 – 11
  • Senior box packing, 9 – 11
  • Food sorting/bagging (EFP Sorters Crisis) – 11 – 1:30
A few reminders –
  • Groups are welcome, but each person must sign up for a shift individually. We are not scheduling groups as a whole at this time.
  • Masks are required inside and outside of our facilities.
  • Closed toed shoes are required.
  • Some shifts are indoors and some are outdoors. Please plan accordingly.
Thank you for helping to feed our neighbors in need!
Elizabeth and Kara