AUGUSTA, GA (July 25, 2018) – Peach State is sponsoring three of Golden Harvest Food Bank’s delivery trucks this year, contributing $15,000 to help feed people in more than 30 counties in the Central Savannah River Area and upstate South Carolina.
“The sponsorship allows retail stores to avoid wasting food by efficiently delivering it to people in need,” remarked Golden Harvest’s Director of Marketing, Ann Visintainer. “Since 1982, we have distributed more than 250 million pounds of food and fed more than 14 million people. It’s the generosity of organizations like Peach State that help us make this happen.”
The credit union has also collected and donated food to the Golden Harvest Food Bank warehouse in Augusta, Georgia. Peach State collects non-perishable food items from members and staff at branches and their corporate headquarters throughout the year, and makes quarterly donations to food banks in their service area.
“As our service area grows throughout North Georgia and Southwestern South Carolina, we have continued our commitment to support organizations that support our communities. We’re especially pleased to take our ongoing food collection efforts to the next level with the sponsorship of three Golden Harvest trucks,” said Marshall Boutwell, Peach State’s President/CEO. “We recognize that hunger is not seasonal, so it is important to us to support these organizations year-round.”