Thank you, Publix charities!

Our local Publix stores have been grocery store partners of the Golden Corner Food Pantry for quite a while now, donating bread, produce, meats and other items for our clients. They also support us financially, and we are proud to announce that we have recently been approved for a $3000 grant from Publix Super Markets […]

A big Thank You goes out to the Phlock of the Tri-Lakes Parrot Head Club for their generous donation of $4,000 to the Golden Corner Food Pantry!

The Phlock of the Tri-Lakes Parrot Head Club is a not-for-profit social club that aims to make a difference in their community. They “party with a purpose”, blending their social and charitable activities, and this year, the Golden Corner Food Pantry was the beneficiary. The purpose of the international network of Parrot Head clubs is […]

Many thanks to our local Knights of Columbus

Many thanks to Grand Knight Brian Lamb and the Knights of Columbus Council 6884 (comprising St. Paul, St. Francis and St. Andrew Catholic churches) for their continued support and generous donation of $350 to the Golden Corner Food Pantry. The attached photo shows Food Pantry chairman Mike Harlin, Brian Lamb and Food Pantry vice chairman […]

Blue Ridge Electric Co-Op supports the pantry for the third year in a row!

We would like to offer our sincere thanks to the Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative and their generous sponsors. Even though Blue Ridge Fest had to be canceled again this year because of uncertainty about the COVID pandemic, the sponsors came through in a big way, and Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative presented us with a total […]

DHEC COVID Walk-in Vaccination Clinic at the food pantry

UPDATE: The clinic has been successful, and DHEC has asked to be allowed to continue offering COVID vaccines to clients, volunteers and the general public for an extra week. The clinic is now scheduled to end Friday, July 16. The South Carolina DHEC COVID vaccination team will be holding walk-in vaccination clinics at the Golden […]

Birthday bags for kids from Ladies’ group at St. Paul the Apostle

Since the end of March, children who have a birthday coming up have been getting an extra treat when they visit the Golden Corner Food Pantry. A group of ladies from Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church brought 50 birthday bags to the pantry, to be given out to families with children who have a […]

Northside Baptist Church Retreat Helps Golden Corner Food Pantry

Each year the Northside Baptist Church (Orangeburg SC) marriage retreat participates in Bible Study and attempts to help an area in some ministry. Pastor Dr. Shane Stutzman notes that this year their theme is Esperanza, which means Hope in Spanish. They thanked us for allowing them to serve and practice “Doing Whatever It Takes To […]

Thanks to Baxter Manufacturing/Hi-Tech Mold Carolina for nearly 700 lbs of food to help the less fortunate in our area

Many thanks to the employees at Baxter/Hi-Tech for their generous contributions in a recent food drive. The collected and donated about 680 lbs of canned and non perishable food to the Golden Corner Food Pantry to help the less fortunate in Oconee County during this holiday period. Cheryl Allmon, Human Resource Manager said. “We recognized […]

Knights of Columbus Support the Pantry

The local Council of the Knights of Columbus (a Catholic Men’s charity) presented a $500 check to the Golden Corner Food Pantry today. It represents the Knights of Columbus State Council’s positive response to a grant request for the Pantry’s tireless efforts to support Oconee County’s less fortunate community. Brian Lamb (left), Grand Knight for […]

Food Pantry installs emergency generator with help from the Seneca Lions Club

At Golden Corner Food Pantry in Seneca, SC we distribute groceries to ~2,000 Oconee County residents per month who rely on us for emergency and supplemental food. On Easter Monday morning 2020, an EF3 tornado passed nearby, devastating parts of Seneca and the county we serve. The Pantry building was not impacted, but the electricity […]

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