Volunteer with FoodShare!

There are many ways to get involved with FooodShare by giving of your time, energy and talents. One of our newest and growing programs is NeighborShare. We know that transportation can be a major barrier for some people in accessing good healthy food.  The NeighborShare program involves being partnered with someone in your community to […]

Posted on May 30th, 2019

Hoyt Duncan Legacy Fund Donation Will Support FoodShare and The COMET

Columbia, SC (May 29, 2019)  – The Hoyt Duncan Legacy Fund through Central Carolina Community Foundation has made a generous donation of $2,500 to support The COMET’s effort in selling fresh produce to its riders at the Sumter Street Transit Center every Tuesday. This unique partnership has brought fresh produce for The COMET passengers through […]

Posted on May 30th, 2019

Donate Today!

Schedule your Midlands Gives donation today! Midlands Gives brings the region together as one community, raising money and awareness for Midlands nonprofits during an annual 18-hour online giving challenge. During Midlands Gives, everyone has the opportunity to be a philanthropist as contributions of just $20 or more are amplified through sponsored prize incentives. Your donation […]

Posted on May 1st, 2019

FoodShare Spartanburg Opens Their Doors

We are thrilled that our Spartanburg partners at Ruth’s Gleanings and Spartanburg Urban Mission have launched FoodShare SPARTANBURG with such a positive reception from the community! Check out the news story from the Spartanburg Herald Journal.

Posted on March 4th, 2019

FoodShare and The COMET Introduces “Fresh Food On-The-Go”

FoodShare South Carolina has teamed up with The COMET to increase fresh food access and affordability for transit riders in Columbia. “Fresh Food On-The-Go” allows passengers with busy schedules to connect to fresh produce at the Laurel and Sumter street Transit Center. Fresh Food Boxes contain 12-15 various types of fruits and vegetables and are available every other […]

Posted on January 4th, 2019

Donate to FoodShare

It’s almost the holidays. For many, that means meals shared with those dear to us. Meals that are full of bountiful veggies and fruit. Meals that nourish and heal. But that isn’t the case for the one in six households in Richland County experiencing food insecurity. Lack of transportation may become an additional barrier to […]

Posted on December 13th, 2018

A FoodShare Story.

At FoodShare, it’s always been about more than just the box of food. It’s about the lives that are touched. It’s about the moments we spend in community with each other. Here’s one of our stories. Follow a Palmetto Health ACT Team Nurse Case Manager as she turns to the resources of FoodShare South Carolina to meet the needs […]

Posted on August 27th, 2018

First Annual USC SOM Healthy Strides 5K and Community Health Fair

The First Annual USC School of Medicine will present the Healthy Strides 5K and Community Health Fair on Saturday, April 15th, 2017 will all proceeds benefitting FoodShare. The Healthy Strides 5K check in will begin at 8 AM with the race beginning at 9 AM. The Community Health Fair will follow from 10 AM- 2 […]

Posted on January 12th, 2017

USC, local groups launch FoodShare to improve access to healthy food

COLUMBIA, SC – The University of South Carolina’s school of public health and its medical school are teaming up with community organizations to help people get increased access to fresh and healthy fruits and vegetables. Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/news/local/article31512314.html

Posted on August 19th, 2015

Grocery gap keeping many areas from having fresh produce

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) — Imagine living in an area, where accessing fresh food is a struggle. These areas are called food deserts, it’s a place where low income people may not have access to a car, or access to a store that sells fresh foods. Food deserts are even here in Midlands. Read more here: http://wach.com/news/local/grocery-gap-keeping-many-areas-from-having-fresh-produce

Posted on August 9th, 2015