The Atlanta Food Bank Organization Essay

850 Words Apr 8th, 2016 4 Pages
This year I volunteered at Atlanta food bank. The Atlanta food bank is an organization that provides food and other critical resources for low-income Georgians who suffer from hunger and food insecurity. The mission of the Atlanta community food bank is to fight hunger by engaging, education and empowering the community. Their mission is lived out every day through seven projects that help engage, educate and empower both people in need and those who want help. I have fulfill the agency’s mission by volunteering at the food bank and being an active participant in organizing and sorting food. Individually and coorpaterly we were able to sort a total of 13,109 pounds of food and provided 8,400 meals. We were able to prepare donations for distribution to over 600 non-profit agencies in metro Atlanta and North Georgia area. I worked together with other volunteers in order to sort, inspect and pack quality groceries. Being part of the community I believe that is is essential for one to become more aware of how serious the food issue is in Atlanta inner cities. I have a better thankfulness of everyone who is involved with the Atlanta food bank because they are saving and improving lives every day.
The new understanding I deprived from it was a sense of appreciation for the little things in my life. I now know that there is organization that is here to help families in lower income homes with food. I deprived a sense of gratitude to know that I could make a change in somebody’s…

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