AIKEN, S,C. (WRDW/WAGT) – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions has made a $27,000 donation to the Golden Harvest Food Bank to support the mission to feed Georgia and South Carolina families.
Golden Harvest serves the hungry in 25 counties across Georgia and South Carolina, both directly and by providing food to 175 community partners and 300 hunger relief agencies.
Golden Harvest has warehouse and distribution facilities in Augusta and Aiken, and only four percent of donations received go towards overhead costs – leaving 96 percent to support a wide variety of services and programs such as HFB the Senior Food Box, Master’s Table, Mobile Food Pantry and Student Backpack programs.
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“For every dollar donated to Golden Harvest, we are able to distribute $9 in food across our two-state region,” Golden Harvest Executive Director Amy Breitmann said in a news release.
SRNS has contributed $137,000 to Golden Harvest Food Bank since 2012.
“Golden Harvest has provided 6.6 million meals so far in 2020,” says SRNS President & CEO Stuart MacVean said in the release. “SRNS employees, retirees and their families are supporters and volunteers for Golden Harvest, so we’re proud to partner with such a great organization that is dedicated to fighting hunger and improving lives in our communities.”
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions is the Savannah River Site’s management and operations contractor.
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