Feed Fannin hosted an elegant evening of fashion, good food, entertainment and eye- catching silent auction items while raising funds to feed the hungry on Sept. 8. The event at the lovely Willow Creek Falls in Blue Ridge brought in $30,000 to support Feed Fannin’s mission to provide food for those in need. This money … Read more
Feed Fannin has supplied nearly 100% of the funds to the Food Pantry for the purchase of canned and dried, staples, frozen foods, fresh produce, eggs and milk for clients of the Food Pantry at Fannin County Family Connection. In addition, Feed Fannin has a number of food collection boxes located in the Blue Ridge, … Read more
Feed Fannin is pleased to have awarded four $1,000 scholarships to very deserving students this year. Three recipients are Fannin County High School seniors, and one is from Copper Basin High School. All awardees have strong academic records, have shown leadership in their school activities, and have served as committed volunteers in their communities. Their … Read more
By: Kathy Beck, Vice Chair of Farm/Garden/Education Welcome Spring! Let the fun begin! The farm survived the winter storms and wind but not without the lifting of a corner of the roof of the garage and the loss of a huge tree that was uprooted behind the farmhouse and garage. Thankfully, there was no damage … Read more
The University of North Georgia’s new Blue Ridge campus has implemented two initiatives designed to keep its hungry students’ focus on their academics, and Feed Fannin is partnering in both efforts. Last fall, while the pandemic limited UNG students to online learning and food insecurity became more noticeable to administrators, the non-residential school set up … Read more
Feed Fannin began a new Farm to Pantry produce initiative last summer that has proved very successful. In June 2020, just as the coronavirus pandemic was worsening, the Fannin County Family Connection Food Pantry stopped receiving fresh produce through a grant that had expired. Meanwhile, the pantry had been serving a record number of clients … Read more
Although Feed Fannin had to cancel this year’s annual fundraiser, Bowls of Hope, due to the coronavirus pandemic, many generous donors have stepped in to offset the economic impact, allowing our nonprofit organization to continue its mission of feeding the hungry and supporting the Fannin County Family Connection Food Pantry.