Tag Archives: food bank

The Backyard Foodbank that Feeds Nearly 200 Families Every Other Week

By on September 19th, 2015 | Last updated: September 19, 2015 at 4:51 pm

A 77-year-old Newberry resident has inspired other acts of kindness by helping families in need. She manages a food bank out of her backyard called Blessed Hope.

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Elderly couple continues work with Gainesville food bank despite obstacles

By on October 26th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm

Two beloved volunteers of the Gainesville food bank, Bread of the Mighty, are stepping down after twelve years of hard work.

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Bread of the Mighty food bank combats growing hunger problem

By on May 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:16 pm

The US Department of Agriculture says one in five Alachua county residents struggles to buy food. The agency also says one in four children face hunger regularly. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo says one of Gainesville’s largest food banks is […]

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Food Drive This Saturday

By on May 11th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:29 pm

Gainesville’s Bread of the Mighty food bank and four other charities are gearing up for this weekend—when the U-S Post Office will help with a food drive. Food bank director Anne Voyles says non-perishable food left at your mail box […]

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