Harvest Hope Food Bank is expecting nearly 2,000 people to line up for help next week at its Shop Road facility, and officials are asking for the community's help to provide Thanksgiving meals for those in need.
The food bank is accepting financial donations as well as contributions of canned hams, turkeys and other food items. Here's how residents can help:
- Make an online donation by going to www.harvesthope.org and click "Donate Now."
- Mail financial donations to Harvest Hope Food Bank, P.O. Box 451, Columbia, SC 29202.
- Bring food donations to the Shop Road food pantry, 2220 Shop Road, Columbia; or the Lexington Emergency Food Pantry, 1775 12th Street Extension, Cayce, from 8 a.m. to 4: p.m. Monday through Friday.
- For more information, call (803) 254-4432, ext. 2107, or visit www.harvesthope.org.