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September 2017 Volunteer of the Month: Toni Winstead

Who is that beautiful, smiling face you see volunteering at Second Helpings so frequently? It’s September’s Volunteer of the Month, Toni Winstead! Toni has been a volunteer since March 2012 and has provided over 625 hours of tireless service to helping transform lives through the power of food. She found out about Second Helpings through… Continue reading.

Marigold Rice Drive: September 13-17, 2017

The incredible ladies at Marigold Clothing have been longtime supporters of Second Helpings. “We became and stayed involved because we liked what Second Helpings was doing. It’s our responsibility to help people who are hungry in the community,” owner Linda Shikany explained in a blog post last fall. The contemporary women’s clothing store has remained an… Continue reading.

Second Helpings will close September 2-4, 2017

Second Helpings will be closed from Saturday, September 2 through Monday September 4, 2017 in honor of Labor Day Day. All hunger relief meals will be distributed ahead of the holiday weekend. Staff and volunteers will return on Tuesday, September 5th refreshed and ready to send more than 4,000 meals into the Central Indiana community each day.

Clash of the Meatball: November 4, 2017

Which Indy restaurant serves the best meatball? Attendees and a panel of celebrity judges will decide at Clash of the Meatball at Biltwell Event Center on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Taste your way through a lineup of delicious dishes while enjoying live entertainment, games and more! Discount Code: SecondHelpings Save $10 on tickets! (Expires October 30,… Continue reading.

Indy Tenderloin Week: September 11-17, 2017

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… Continue reading.

Indy Pizza Week: August 14-20, 2017

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 pizza! Indy Pizza Week is a week-long celebration of the glorious creation known as the pizza. NUVO… Continue reading.

Volunteers launch campaign to sponsor Class 100

Have we mentioned we have the best volunteers in the world? Of course we have, but let’s say it again to underscore this verifiable fact. Recently, our volunteers launched a campaign in support of the upcoming 100th free culinary job training class at Second Helpings. To celebrate this milestone, the volunteers have committed to sponsoring… Continue reading.

Second Helpings will close July 1-4, 2017

Second Helpings will be closed from Saturday, July 1 through Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in honor of Independence Day. All hunger relief meals will be distributed ahead of the holiday weekend. Staff and volunteers will return on Wednesday, July 5th, refreshed and ready to send more than 4,000 meals into the Central Indiana community each day…. Continue reading.

Indy Taco Week: July 17-23

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.