Fight summer hunger in Central Indiana with Second Helpings

Do you remember long summer days with friends? Maybe at a camp or in a park? Lemonade? Watermelon? Special foods are always a part of summer. Like you, youth who receive Second Helpings meals look forward to summer because they get special foods that are different and fun. One in 5 Hoosier kids is hungry,… Continue reading.

June 2019 Volunteers of the Month: John & Terry Dungan

Dungan is their name and sandwich making is their game. Since 2017, John and Terry have collectively contributed over 1,300 hours of service towards eliminating hunger and food waste in our lovely community. These two have hearts of gold that shine like sunbeams onto the mission of Second Helpings. John and Terry were introduced to… Continue reading.

Recap: Legacy Society Dinner 2019

Earlier this month, Second Helpings was honored to share a delicious meal with some longtime friends and supporters. The dinner was the first annual Legacy Society Dinner, honoring supporters who have established planned gifts for Second Helpings. We are so grateful for the commitment shown by this generous group of donors, some of whom are… Continue reading.

2019 Scout Nights at Symphony on the Prairie

On Friday, June 14th, we invite the Crossroads of America, Boy Scouts to join us for Kroger Symphony on the Prairie for a celebration of the music of Queen performed by Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. For the past several summers, Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts in uniform who brought a 16 oz. package of pasta to help #FeedIndy have… Continue reading.

May 2019 Volunteer of the Month: Rick Westwick

Meet Rick! In case you don’t already know, he’s kind of a kitchen king.  In 2017 he decided to join the Second Helpings volunteer family and over 300 hours later, we wouldn’t know what to do without him. Every Tuesday afternoon you can find him cooking away on one of our tilt skillets. Who knows,… Continue reading.

April 2019 Volunteer of the Month: Phil Ohlrogge

Introducing the one, the only, the fabulous tilt fellow, Phil. Since 2009, this hunger relief hero has dedicated over 2,100 hours of his time towards ensuring that our partner agencies receive some of the tastiest food this side of the Mississippi. That’s a decade of selfless service spent transforming lives through the power of food…. Continue reading.

March 2019 Volunteer of the Month: Shirley Miller

Meet Super Shirley! She’s a hunger relief hero who has selflessly dedicated over 558 hours of her precious time to preparing meals for our neighbors in need. Nearly 384 of those hours were served in 2018 alone. This foodie has quite the passion for nourishing one’s soul with tasty foods. Shirley first learned about Second… Continue reading.

February 2019 Volunteer of the Month: James House

Since 2015, James House has tirelessly dedicated nearly 800 hours of his time ensuring that no Second Helpings task goes unfinished. The saying should be “a James of all trades” because this man has the talents to do just about anything under the sun – especially when it comes to fulfilling our mission. Currently, you… Continue reading.

Volunteer shifts canceled: Wednesday, Jaunary 30, 2019

Due to severe cold, Second Helpings has canceled all volunteer shifts and Culinary Job Training for Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Limited staff will be on hand to deliver emergency meals to the partner agencies who remain open and serving the hungry during the dangerous cold weather. We encourage all volunteers to stay indoors, stay warm… Continue reading.