Category Archives: Harvest Hope Food Bank

Canned Food Drive with SOUP!

The Annual Canned Food Drive will take place from Oct. 31st to Nov. 4th It is all about the pounds! Which class can donate the most cans of food in a week? All proceeds will be donated to Harvest Hope Food Bank. For more information about their amazing distribution, needs and how to make a donation check out the website at:

Bring your donations to Room 134 and drop in the box for your class. Daily the donations will be weighed and tally announced on the SBA social media outlets.

If hauling in bags of cans is not your thing, feel free to make a monetary donation to help fight food insecurity in our town.  You can go old school and write a check to: Harvest Hope Food Bank and drop it by the Pro Bono Office or go to their website, donate and make sure you notify the Canned Food Drive Coordinator Michael Lindsay:

But what about the SOUP? TO kick off our amazing generosity we will have fun on Monday, Oct. 31st from 12_30-2 in the Perrin Lobby with “Hunger is NOT a Crock(po).  For just $5 you can taste as many soups as you want. Seeking Chefs or just plain cooks who have a crockpot and a recipe!  You can represent your class, a group of friends or enemies or just yourself All crockpots welcome. Just notify Pam Robinson

We need to plan for enough table space and extension cords. Need a crockpot, we have extra so no excuses.

12th Incoming Law Student Community Service Project UPDATE

WOW! it was not 100º or raining!  This year storage units were the theme! Several organizations had teams organizing storage units. Boxes were made, conference and race material assembled, clothes sorted, food and backpacks stuffed and all kinds of things moved.

Thanks to everyone who stepped up and made a real difference to our community. Give yourself a pat on the back!  Enjoy a few photos


Soup Update

The aroma therapy from 16 different soups was enticing on Nov. 3rd. And many of you were enticed and donated over $850 to Harvest Hope Food Bank.

We are still accepting donations! Drop by cash or checks ( made out to Harvest Hope Food Bank)

Trophies awarded                                                                                                                              Children’s Choice– Kid tested and parent approved-Haley Kiser, Cheeseburger Soup                Dare to Be Different- Novel use of ingredient- Prof. Dan Brachmann- Creamy Watercress Soup                                                                                                                                                                                              Dec. 10th-Greatest potential to bring comfort- Professor Jaclyn Cherry- Blackbean- potato

People’s Choice– The soup most loved across all categories- Riley Lerner, for her Farmer’s Soup

Enjoy the photos.

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!

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)