Posts Tagged: Culinary Job Training

February 2018 Volunteer of the Month: Julie Yeater

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Welcome our new chef, Felicia Grady!

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.

Food Network cooking demonstration at Oakley’s Bistro

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.