Florence food bank gets big donation

Florence food bank gets big donation

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - A Florence food bank has received a donation for more than $7,000. The South Carolina Pecan Festival presented a check for $7500 to Harvest Hope Food Bank at a presentation Tuesday, October 21.

The donation was made possible through a key sponsorship of the South Carolina Pecan Festival by Heart Star Medical.

As the Harvest Hope Food Drive Sponsor, Heart Star Medical is partnering to help feed the needy in the Florence community.

George Jebaily, Chair of the Pecan Festival Committee stated that "it is a proud day when the Pecan Festival and Heart Star can truly give back to our community."

The donation is enough to feed 37,500 Pee Dee families, food bank organizers said.

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