Nationwide hunger-relief charity helping more than 40 million Americans yearly including 12 million children and 7 million seniors.
Joined on 8 October, 2008
“I love it! Volunteering feels so good. Everyone needs food, and COVID is hard... I just loved seeing their reactions and how happy it made them.” - Aily
Thank you, Aily, for helping us provide meals to our neighbors in need with so much kindness and positivity. 🧡
During this hard time, we can make a difference by looking out for each other. If you feel inspired by Aily, learn more about volunteering!
Thank you, @PresElectBiden for volunteering and joining @FeedingPA and @Philabundance on the front line this #MLKDayOfService. When we serve, we help ensure our neighbors can keep food on the table no matter what we face together.
Honored to host Vice President-elect @KamalaHarris and Second Gentleman @DouglasEmhoff for a volunteer shift on this very special #MLKDay of Service! Thank you for giving back and supporting our food access operations.
Today we are living in a nation divided, but we must find ways to come together for both our country and our neighbors. On this #MLKdayofservice, we encourage you to contact your local food bank and ask how you can help serve families facing hunger in your community. (1/2)
Food is moving through the Food Bank at record-high volumes.
With a 38% increase of need in our service area, our Operations Team is working hard to get truckload after truckload of food out to the community as quickly as possible.
Food banks distributed a record-breaking number of meals last year, but none of it would have been possible without your support. We are so thankful for everyone continuing to help in 2021 by donating, volunteering, or sharing a
91-year-old Harold began volunteering at Second Harvest in the late 70s. When we asked Harold what inspired him to give back, he said, "I have been doing this for many years. It is like breathing or eating. It's just something you do after 40 years." #GiveWhatMatters
Did you know that volunteering is linked to increased happiness and a longer life? Read more about how you can start making a difference for your neighbors:
Did you know the the Feeding America network of food banks distributes on average over 8 million pounds of fresh produce weekly? Drive-thru food distributions like these help kids stay safe during the pandemic and healthy, and put smiles on their faces! 🍏 🍅 🍓 #goodfood4all
"I have a little bug called lung cancer. I come to this veteran’s center for the company, and to volunteer because it gives me purpose. It’s hard to get here because I don’t feel good almost every day, but it’s worth it." -Jim
Help veterans in need:
Mackenzie and Tysen are kicking off the new year by volunteering at our Distribution Center! “I feel really good about helping people,” said Mackenzie. “We all deserve to live our lives with good food and experiences.”
Did you know that over half of all food programs rely entirely on volunteers? If you want to help people facing hunger in your community, read how you can make a difference:
"The wealth disparity that has widened in 2020 is not just about the stock market or home prices. Those hardest hit by the crisis have seen incomes fall and savings depleted even as aggregate data offers a rosier view of the economy." From @Bloomberg:
“This is a scary time for all of us. But, through everything, I see courage. I see strength. I see togetherness.” -Irene, volunteer
We're thankful for the tireless efforts of food banks, supporters, and volunteers who are ensuring people have food on the table right now. 🧡
“With everything going on in the world, it gets hard. I’m a single mom to a 7-year-old." -PJ, mom to Katrina
Asking for help can be hard, but we're grateful for the bravery of parents doing what they can to feed their kids, and for the food banks who are there for them.
More than 50M people living in America, including 17M children, will likely experience food insecurity by the end of the year, according to Feeding America, the country’s largest anti-hunger organization.
COVID-19 has been a disaster unlike any other, with every community across the country affected. Food banks still have an enormous amount of work ahead of them this year, but you can help:
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