Join Us in Supporting Harvest Hope
To help our neighbors in need, Palmetto Citizens is again collecting monetary and food donations to assist Harvest Hope, our local food bank.
Palmetto Citizens Ornaments
Palmetto Citizens is proud to again sponsor the Share Your Holiday Donation Drive with WACH Fox 57 to benefit Harvest Hope Food Bank. This year, in addition to collecting donations of non-perishable food and personal care items, we’re also selling special Palmetto Citizens ornaments to support this important cause.
Beginning November 5th, visit any of our offices and make a donation to Harvest Hope of only $5 and you will receive your choice of Palmetto Citizens ornament* and provide 25 meals to our neighbors in need.
These ornaments have been paid for by Palmetto Citizens, so 100% of your donation will go directly to providing food, comfort and hope to hungry individuals and families in our community. Since Harvest Hope can provide five meals for every $1.00 they receive in donations, each ornament we sell is another 25 meals Harvest Hope can provide.
Share Your Holiday Donation Drive
In addition to our ornament fundraiser, as part of the Share Your Holiday Donation Drive, you can also bring your additional monetary, food or personal care item donation(s) to any of our 14 Midlands Locations through November 29th. You can also call us at 803-732-5000 to have a monetary donation transferred from your account.
When you make a monetary donation to Harvest Hope, they can stretch your dollars further and help more people in our community in need:
- $1 provides 5 meals.
- $17 will feed a family for a week.
- $30 will feed a child for a month through their BackPack Program.
- $50 provides 250 meals.
If you’d like to make a donation or food or personal care item(s), please review their most needed items.
All donations received will be presented to Harvest Hope at the 20th Annual Share Your Holiday Donation Drive on Thursday, November 29th. The event will take place at First Baptist Church Columbia at the corner of Washington and Sumter St. You can drive up and drop off your donation or have lunch at the Food Truck Rodeo from 11am - 2pm. Last year, enough food and monetary donations were collected during Share Your Holiday to provide THREE MILLION MEALS!
About Harvest Hope
The mission of the Harvest Hope Food Bank is to provide for the needs of hungry people by gathering and sharing quality food with dignity, compassion and education. Harvest Hope collects, stores and distributes food and related items that assist families and children throughout 20 counties in central South Carolina.
Donations to Harvest Hope are tax-deductible, and 98¢ of every dollar received goes directly to feeding hungry families in our area. Harvest Hope does not foster a culture of dependency. Typically, if they can feed a family for three months in succession, it gets them through their crisis and they are able to be self-sufficient after that. During those three months, Harvest Hope frees them from worrying about food so that they can concentrate on the other things they need to do to get themselves out of their own financial difficulty.
For more information on Harvest Hope Food Bank, please visit their website.
*While supplies last.