Year: 2014

Save-a-Lot Food Drive

Save-a-Lot owner Al Solanki held a food drive November and December and collected nearly 1,000 holiday care packages.  He said last year, 2013 which was their first drive, they were able to donate 400 meals to the food bank. In

Preparation for Holiday Food Baskets

Tuesday volunteers began packaging holiday food baskets.   Over 700 baskets are ready!  Many thanks to all the volunteers.

Spreading Christmas cheer

Children from Ms. Corlis’ Little People preschool made a visit to The Colquitt Food Bank Thursday to sing for all the volunteers.  Pictured from left to right are:  John Davis Ashburn, Hoah Sims, Ava Katherine Harden, Bax Bowers, Willis Cait

Observer collects more than a ton of food

Andrew Christensen, director of the Colquitt County Food Bank, examines the food collected during The Moultrie Observer’s food drive last week. Carriers collected 360 bags of food on Nov. 20, and residents continued to bring donations by the newspaper’s office

Save-a-Lot Food Drive

Save-a-Lot Grocery Store will be raising money for the Colquitt County Food Bank from now through Dec. 21. Patrons of the store can purchase a care package of holiday food items for $4.99 to donate to the food drive. Owner

Tackle Hunger

Bring a can food item to the last Region game and support the Colquitt Food Bank.

Updated Form

The USDA (Commodities) Form has been updated and should now be used from October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015.  

Soup Sunday Food Drive

  The First Church of the Nazarene hosted Soup Sunday on September 24th 2014 in support of Colquitt Foodbank.  The youth led a “Soup March” to the front of the Church followed by all members of the congregation.  More than

Probation office helps food bank

The Southeast Corrections probation office collected and donated more than 4,500 pounds of food with a value of $12,500 to the Colquitt County Food Bank during the month of September. From left are Senior Probation Officer Alan Boyd, Administrative Assistant

Women of the Moose Lodge give to food bank

The Women of the Moose Lodge of Moultrie recently held a fundraiser and were able to collect canned goods and money donations for the Colquitt County Food Bank. Pictured from left, are Andrew Christensen, food bank director; Jessi Harper, WOTM