Posts By: Rob Peoni

Indy Tenderloin Week: April 23-29, 2018

We have partnered with our friends at NUVO for another one of their wildly popular Indy Food & Drink Weeks, offering Indy residents a discount on delicious food at some of their favorite, local restaurants. This time we’re celebrating tenderloin! Indy Tenderloin Week is a week-long celebration of the beloved Hoosier tenderloin. NUVO partnered with local restaurants and chefs… Continue reading.

A Culinary Job Training engagement

Anyone who is familiar with Second Helpings’ Culinary Job Training program knows how special graduation days can be. After seven, intense weeks, the students have much to celebrate. After inspiring remarks from commencement speaker Shannon Williams of Indianapolis Recorder, awards from the culinary instructors, the distribution of of toques and diplomas, students were invited to… Continue reading.

Indy Taco Week: February 19-25, 2018

Why only enjoy tacos on Tuesday when you can enjoy them for an entire week? Get half off tacos for seven glorious days during Indy Taco Week! Indy Taco Week is a week-long celebration of tacos. NUVO invited local restaurants and chefs who craft central Indiana’s most mouthwatering tacos to join us in creating one week of… Continue reading.

Souper Bowls 2018

Join us on Saturday, January 27th to help decide which Indianapolis soup reigns supreme. Top, local chefs compete to see who prepares the best soup, and YOU decide the winner. Tickets to this family-friendly event are just $10. How it works: Taste all the soups & pick your favorite. You can also buy handmade, ceramic… Continue reading.

2-Hour Delay: Friday, January 12, 2018

Due to icy road conditions, Second Helpings will operate on a two-hour delay on Friday, January 12, 2018. The morning volunteer shift i& culinary job training class s canceled. All students and staff will arrive after 10am. If you are a partner agency expecting a morning meal delivery, you can contact agency relations manager, Patty… Continue reading.

January 11, 2018: Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day

On Thursday, January 11, 2017 Whole Foods Market locations in Nora and Carmel will donate 5% of net sales to support Second Helpings’ food rescue, hunger relief and Culinary Job Training programs. We’re so grateful for the support of groceries like Whole Foods, who also serves as a regular food donor, providing the delicious food… Continue reading.

Looking back on 2017

Milestone: 500,000 volunteer hours served At Second Helpings, we often tell anyone within earshot that the mission to transform lives through the power of food would prove impossible without the dedication of our passionate volunteers. The reason we say this so frequently is because it’s an undeniable truth. Volunteers drive nearly every facet of this… Continue reading.

Second Helpings will close Saturday, December 23 – Monday, December 25, 2017

Second Helpings will close Saturday, December 23 through Monday, December 25, 2017 in honor of Christmas celebrations. All hunger relief meals will be delivered ahead of time. We wish all of our volunteers a wonderful holiday season, filled with delicious food shared with loved ones. Volunteer shifts will resume as scheduled on Tuesday, December 26,… Continue reading.

A Life Transformed: Chef Anna Powell

I grew up in a small town called Vicksburg, Michigan. Vicksburg is a farming community thirty minutes outside of Kalamazoo; it’s not even on most maps. My family consisted of my mother, my sister, and me. They are the most important people in my life as was my great grandmother, Lolly. She was my inspiration… Continue reading.