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Canned Food Drive

DHG Ramps Up Annual Canned Food Drive

Dixon Hughes Goodman is hosting their annual "Count the Cans" campaign June 14th-June 24th. The local Certified Public Accountants and Advisors made a tremendous impact last year in Greenville County as they donated more than $11,000 and 1,000 pounds of non-perishable food to Loaves & Fishes as part of their corporate "Count the Cans" campaign. The canned food drive is heavily relied on by the pantries Loaves & Fishes serves. The summer canned food drive is important since pantry shelves are receiving less donations this time of year than they traditionally do during the holiday months despite the constant need in their communities.  This effort by DHG and it's employees is vital to ending summer hunger in Greenville County and is greatly appreciated by the thousands of lives it impacts every...

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One month, 29,216 pounds of food

Canned food collected for Loaves & Fishes helps stock agencies’ shelves for the New Year. GREENVILLE, SC (December 5, 2018) — Over 29,000 pounds of canned goods and boxed foods were collected during the month of November for Loaves & Fishes’ Feed the Thousands campaign. Twenty-two local businesses, churches and schools collected the much-needed items for the food rescue agency. The results of their combined efforts yielded an impressive 29,216 pounds of non-perishable food. Primrose Academy at Five Forks collected the most of all the donors with 2,000 pounds. “At Primrose, we pride ourselves on helping children become active members in their community and our world. Each day we teach generosity and how to be kind to one another, without expectation or reward.” Green Cloud Technologies was a close second this year...

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Nelson Mullins associates CANNED by Loaves & Fishes.

GREENVILLE, SC: June 12, 2018 Loaves & Fishes food rescue challenged Greenville County law firms to help feed children in Greenville County this summer. 1 in 5 households with children struggles to afford enough food for their families. With over 49% of Greenville County students eligible for free and reduced lunch during the school year, Loaves & Fishes recognizes that in the summer they are not receiving at least those 2 meals regularly. The Feeding Frenzy Food Drive fills a vital summer need and 12 local law firms stepped up to help! Participating firms included the attorneys at 522 Church Street; Christophillis & Gallivan; Dority Manning; Holder, Padget, Littlejohn; McNair Law Firm; Nelson Mullins; Nexsen Pruet; Turner, Padget; Wilson, Jones & Carter; Womble, Bond, Dickinson; Wyche, P.A. and the U.S. Attorney’s office....

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