We all know that Food Rescue can be a pretty intense volunteer gig, so when someone commits an entire day each week to gathering hundreds of pounds of donated food, we think it’s time that person received some recognition. Since 2014, Kirk Williams has dedicated nearly 950 hours of his time to rescuing food every… Continue reading.
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.
Julie Yeater, our February 2018 Volunteer of the Month, has been a true gift to Second Helpings. In December 2015, Julie had returned to the United States after five years spent working in Austria and was looking for an organization where she could volunteer knowing her efforts would make a difference. Another Second Helpings volunteer… Continue reading.
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.
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.
These two go together like peanut butter and jelly, like bread and butter, like salt and pepper, like… well, I could go on! Logan and Jess can be found helping out in the Hunger Relief kitchen every Thursday evening, prepping food, making dinner for the other volunteers or leading groups. Jess especially loves breaking down… Continue reading.
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.
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.
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.
Second Helpings will close Saturday, December 30, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018 in honor of the New Years holiday. 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… Continue reading.
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