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.
Posts Tagged: food rescue
There seems to be an upswing on the food recalls in the last year. (See: 5.1 million pounds of beef linked to Indiana illnesses recalled due to Salmonella, or FDA warns people to avoid eating romaine lettuce due to E. coli outbreak) With safety as our number one priority at Second Helpings, we have… 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.
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.
Have you met this fantastic lady yet? We hit the jackpot when terrific Thoma decided to join our lovely volunteer family! She volunteers several times each week and has contributed nearly 400 hours of service since September 2016 to transforming lives through the power of food. Thoma was introduced to Second Helpings through her participation… 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.
We all know that Food Rescue can be a pretty intense volunteer gig, so when someone commits an entire day each week to gathering hundreds of pounds of donated food, we think it’s time that person received some recognition. Since 2014, Kirk Williams has dedicated nearly 950 hours of his time to rescuing food every… Continue reading.
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.
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.
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.
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