Multi-Campus Food Drive Fills Local Pantries

A coordinated, multi-campus food drive at Piedmont Technical College this fall collected hundreds of pounds of nonperishable items for donation to local food pantries. Donations were distributed as follows:
•    The Greenwood and Newberry campuses donated a combined 450 pounds of food to the Food Bank of Greenwood County. 
•    The Laurens County campus donated 177 items to the First United Methodist Church of Laurens.
•    The Edgefield Campus donated 63 items to the Women in Unity Food Pantry of Edgefield.
•    The Abbeville Campus donated 444 items to the United Christian Ministries Food Bank of Abbeville.
•    The McCormick Campus donated 111 items to Helping Hands of McCormick.
•    The Saluda Campus donated 47 items to the Christ Central Food Pantry of Saluda.




•    Volunteers prepare to drive donations to the Food Bank of Greenwood County.PTC student T’Keveon Creswell stands with the bounty collected on the PTC McCormick County Campus. 
•    Debbie Sanderful with Christ Central Food Pantry of Saluda and Kristie Phillips, a staff member on the PTC Saluda County Campus. 
•    Laurens County Campus Director Kim Chalmers was delighted with the response to PTC’s food drive.
•    PTC student Farinessia Allen brings some donated items to the Abbeville County Campus.
•    Pictured from left:  Essie Nicholson, CEO and Founder, Women in Unity Food Pantry of Edgefield; Anthony Brown, Pantry Coordinator; Edgefield County Campus Director Brenda Edwards; and Edgefield Campus Advisor Linda Favor-Dawkins. 
•    Newberry volunteers with some of the nonperishable items they collected.

  • Members of the Abbeville Motorcycle Club were instrumental in collecting non-perishables for Abbeville Campus's food drive.