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.
Posts Tagged: Culinary Job Training
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.
Before we kickoff another year fighting hunger and poverty in Central Indiana, we wanted to take a look back at some of the stories that defined 2018. Celebrating 20 years of service In May, we celebrated 20 years of service. To date, Second Helpings donors, volunteers, and supporters have rescued more than 30 million pounds… Continue reading.
Recently, IndyBOOMER TV stopped by Second Helpings to learn more about our food rescue, hunger relief and Culinary Job Training efforts in Central Indiana. You can watch our segment with host Sheryl Matthys below. IndyBoomer TV airs Sundays at 9am on WFYI. If you missed the episode featuring Second Helpings, you can watch the full… Continue reading.
Since February 2016, Megan Fowler selflessly dedicated nearly 500 hours of her time to the mission of Second Helpings. She is truly one marvelous lady and once you read this article celebrating her impact, you will understand why she is our Volunteer of the Month for October 2018. When Megan made the decision to retire… 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 pizza! Indy Pizza Week is a week-long celebration of things pizza. NUVO partnered with local restaurants and chefs to… Continue reading.
Second Helpings is honored to be a featured community partner for the 2018 CNO Financial Group Monumental Marathon’s Run for a Cause program! 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 11th anniversary… Continue reading.
Meet radiant Rise! She’s that lovely lady you see at least three times a week doing just about anything and everything that needs to be done here at Second Helpings. She began volunteering during the 2016 holiday season and in just a year and half has provided over 300 hours of her precious time to… Continue reading.
On an ordinary day twenty years ago a group of visionaries and volunteers came together to do something extraordinary – take excess food that might have gone to waste and use it to feed people in need. Their task for the day – prepare a meal for 60 people at Holy Family Shelter. But that… 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.
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