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October 23, 2013

Second Harvest needs volunteers to Make A Difference

VALDOSTA — Second Harvest of South Georgia, the leading domestic hunger-relief organization in the region, hosts Make-A-Difference Day, 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 26, at its Valdosta branch, 1411 Harbin Circle.

For more than two decades, the Points of Light foundation has sponsored this national day of community service that connects people with opportunities to serve.  

Just as it has in years past, Second Harvest is participating in Make a Difference Day in order to let local community volunteers be a part of the fight to end hunger in South Georgia.

Volunteers who take part in this day of hard, but very rewarding, work will have a direct effect on the lives of families, children and senior citizens across our area. Volunteer projects will last approximately two to three hours and will have participants including individuals, families, corporate teams and civic and church groups.

Day of volunteer service at South Georgia’s regional food bank branches in Valdosta and Albany.  Currently, 450 volunteers are registered (300 Valdosta, 150 Albany). Volunteers can still register at

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