Sharon didn't expect to receive the phone call she did from her 14-year-old granddaughter but when she did she knew she needed to act. Hear Sharon's story in her own words and how receiving food has helped her and her grandchildren. https://youtu.be/uGHs4011LUI
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Thursday, November 15th is no ordinary day; it is Give to the Max Day 2018. Last year, we raised over $20,000 from November 1-16th which provided thousands of meals for men, women, and children in need in north central Minnesota. This year, thanks to the Second Harvest North Central Food Bank Board of Directors and [...]
It is important to understand the connections between food insecurity and health. That is why Feeding America is working hard to understand this relationship. Learn more now!
Email Congress on September 13th using the email template below. Dear [STAFFER NAME], As the Farm Bill advances through the legislative process, I would like to urge [NAME OF MEMBER OF CONGRESS] to keep federal nutrition programs strong and ensure the final legislation keeps America’s national commitment to reducing hunger. More than 508,000 people in [...]
You can take action today by joining anti-hunger advocates across the country to send one clear message to Congress: Keep our federal nutrition programs strong in the Farm Bill and ensure we don’t take away food from our children, seniors and veterans. Currently, Congress is considering the future of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) [...]
The Farm Bill is the largest piece of legislation impacting the nation’s agriculture policy and nutrition program funding. We work with the Feeding America network, the agriculture and food industry and other partners to ensure the Farm Bill protects SNAP funding, strengthens the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) and the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) [...]
There are three easy ways to participate in Hunger Action Month. Start a fundraiser: This can be done in many different ways: Ask your friends and family to donate in your honor or in memory of someone special. Gather a group of friends and hold an event like a "Dinner for a Cause." This may involve food, [...]
Jerry Kleven, Second Harvest former board member and long time volunteer recognized as 2018 Itasca County Outstanding Senior VolunteerFANO Admin 2018-08-22T16:20:52+00:00
Jerry Kleven, of Grand Rapids, has been named as one of the 2018 Itasca County Outstanding Senior Volunteer Award recipients. At 91-years young, Jerry Kleven is generous with his time and resources and is genuinely passionate about the community as a whole. He gives his time to Grand Rapids Rotary Club, Zion Lutheran Church and [...]
It's just part of who they are... For many people giving is something that is ingrained in them as a child. They may learn it from their parents, school, a club or even their faith. There are also many that, as a young child, have the ability to recognize that they have the power to [...]