Jeff Harrison

COVID-19 Creates New Challenges to Effort to End Hunger in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The COVID-19 crisis continues to create new challenges in the fight to stamp out hunger. Namely, the pandemic has affected both the food supply — and demand for food. The Selma Area Food Bank has been working to end hunger in West Alabama — for close to 30 years. Executive Director Jeff Harrison says the…

Tons of Food Handed Out at Drive-Thru Food Giveaway in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Hundreds of people turn out at the Selma Area Food Bank for a drive-thru food giveaway Thursday morning in Selma. A line of cars started forming at the food bank early — and eventually stretched several blocks. Executive Director Jeff Harrison says the need for food — seems to grow each week. People who came…

Selma Area Food Bank Moves Into Bigger, Better Facility

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Selma Area Food Bank opens a new chapter — in its 27 year history of fighting against hunger in west Alabama. The food bank now has a new — bigger — better home. Executive Director Jeff Harrison says the new 17,000 square foot facility — is more than twice as big as the old…

Charitable Donations Help Some Save on Taxes

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Its a busy time of year for some area charities as taxpayers who are looking to save money on their taxes rush to make donations. Tax professionals say giving to charity is a good way for tax payers to save on their taxes. Officials at the Selma Area Food Bank say donations are looking up….