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.
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.
Last week, Indy Star reporter Maureen Gilmer wrote about the issue of hunger facing Hamilton County. In response, we wanted to highlight one of the partner agencies we work with in Hamilton County. We would encourage everyone to read the article, if you haven’t already. . Hunger strikes in many places, sometimes in those… Continue reading.
Ever wonder how a piece of food goes from a food donor and becomes a meal being served at a partner agency? Follow the path of one pepper and see how it transforms lives. Written by Abby Rolland
Second Helpings will close on Saturday, May 27 & Monday May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day. Volunteer shifts will resume on Tuesday, May 30th. Enjoy your holiday weekend! Volunteer shifts will resume on Tuesday, May 30. If you’re interested in transforming lives through the power food alongside Second Helpings, take action via our… Continue reading.
Second Helpings is honored to be a featured community partner for the 2017 CNO Financial Group Monumental Marathon’s Run for a Cause! Whether you plan to participate in the race or simply would like to support the efforts of someone else who’s running, Monumental Marathon makes it simple and easy to get involved. The 10th anniversary… Continue reading.
Second Helpings extends a warm welcome to the newest addition to its family. Chef Felicia Grady begins this week as the new Culinary Job Training Instructor. With culinary schooling and training as a graduate of the Chef’s Academy and experience at Flanner House, Lighthouse Mission, and Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS), Chef Felicia brings a wealth… Continue reading.
On Thursday, May 18, celebrated Indianapolis Chef Steve Oakley will compete against Bobby Flay on his long-running Food Network show, Beat Bobby Flay. Thirteen year-old Sabrina Richard is already a veteran of the Food Network as a guest judge on Beat Bobby Flay and a contestant on Rachael Ray’s Kids Cook-off. She and Chef Steve… Continue reading.
In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week, we’re honoring the people who have spent the most time volunteering at Second Helpings! We couldn’t do it without these volunteers, and countless others who donate their time to feeding Indy. Leo Scott (7,030 hours) (retired) – Leo Scott was a volunteer even before there was a Second… Continue reading.
By now, we hope you have heard of Indy Food Drop, a new initiative aimed at curbing food waste in the trucking industry that we launched in partnership with Indy Hunger Network earlier this spring. This week, Second Helpings CEO Jennifer Vigran joined Indy Hunger Network Managing Director Kate Howe and Midwest food Bank Executive… Continue reading.
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