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Harvest Hope Food Bank is proud to operate a BackPack Program for hungry children. This program operates during the school year and provides children who are at risk for hunger with healthy nutritious food to take home for the weekend, during school vacations, and on holidays.

* Harvest Hope Food Bank provided backpacks to over 440,000 children in our 20 counties in South Carolina. These backpacks are given out in schools with 50% or more of their students on free or reduced lunches qualify.

* While the cost of a backpack is very low, a child who leaves school with enough food for the weekend is truly priceless.

* One backpack cost $6.50 per child. To sponsor a child for the school year is $305.

We need your help to provide for over 500,000 children this school year.

Please donate today.

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In Support of Harvest Hope Food Bank
Harvest Hope is South Carolina’s largest food bank, providing over 20 million meals on average to neighbors in need across the Midlands, Pee Dee and Upstate. Harvest Hope is on a mission to eliminate hunger and food insecurity in South Carolina. We rescue nutritious food from stores throughout the state and distribute it to food pantries, shelters, and soup kitchens. 

We operate programs that provide food for our most vulnerable citizens – children, seniors, and rural residents who don’t have access to grocery stores. We also run our own emergency food pantries in Greenville and Columbia where anyone in need can get a week’s supply of groceries for free. 

Harvest Hope began in 1981 as the result of a shared vision of business leaders and the faith community, who set out to provide for the hungry in Columbia. Since then, Harvest Hope has increased its mission to feed the hungry across 20 counties in South Carolina.
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