Murphy Auto Group (MAG), with locations in Georgia, Florida and South Carolina, is proud to donate chest freezers to four local Golden Harvest Food Bank agencies to allow them to serve more healthy foods to more people than ever before.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, food insecurity has risen in the community. On Dec. 2, Julie Ferguson, corporate developer officer for GHFB, and Beatrice Sanders, director of Concerned Women, Inc., a food pantry and partner agency that has been around for 18 years, met at Bob Richards Nissan to pick up the freezer MAG donated.
GHFB relies on this agency and others like it to identify those people in need for food within the CSRA community.
"We have seen so much hunger since the pandemic, it has been a blessing to work with GHFB and other community partners like you, we are blessed," Sanders told Rodney Carter, MAG area president.
Mike Murphy stepped up to provide funding to meet the increased cost of the food bank and was the presenting sponsor of the Spooky to be Hungry event. This event raised a record $190,000, surpassing the goal of $100,000.
Spooky to be Hungry is a food and funds competition that takes place all across Columbia, Richmond and Aiken counties in Georgia. Teams are made up of...