Helping Hands Donates Food to the HGTC Food Pantry at the Georgetown Campus
Georgetown, SC – “Today we are celebrating the reopening of the HGTC Pantry on the Georgetown campus. We are very thankful to our partner Helping Hands of Georgetown County and Executive Director Brendon Barber for the generous donation of 50 food bags as part of our holiday donation drive,” states. Gregg Mitchell, Vice President, Workforce Development & Continuing Education and Provost, Myrtle Beach and Georgetown Campuses.
In 2019 Phi Theta Kappa surveyed HGTC students that determined that food insecurity is a real problem for 56% of the students enrolled in all three campuses. “We are excited to have our food pantry back in operation at our Georgetown campus,” states Gregg Mitchell. “We are thankful for Helping Hands to support us with our grand reopening.”
Brendon Barber, Helping Hands Executive Director, said, “HGTC has been a great partner with our Youth Empowerment Program and our Employment Program. We are so excited to support HGTC’s food pantry.”
Helping Hands offers HOPE, HELP, and CHANGE in Georgetown County. On faith-based principles, we seek to create sustainable futures through job training and youth empowerment to relieve generational and situational poverty, while meeting immediate needs of food insecurity, utility support, and dental care.
For more information about Helping Hands, visit www.helpinghandsofgeorgetown.org.