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Second Harvest Food Bank

Who We Are

Our Mission
To reduce hunger and malnutrition in northwest North Carolina. We are committed to:

  • Acquiring and distributing food to supplement the food needs of faith and community-based organizations;
  • Advocating for the rights of hungry people;
  • Educating the public about hunger; and
  • Pursuing partnerships with like-minded organization

What We Do

Quick Facts

  • In fiscal year 2015-2016, Second Harvest Food Bank provided more than 25 million meals (30.6 million pounds of donated, purchased and prepared foods) for children, families, seniors and others through our network.

  • Together with more than 450 partner programs - community food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens and youth and senior feeding programs serving local communities in 18 counties - we help more than 300,000 neighbors in need each year, including 100,000 children.

  • With every $1 donated, Second Harvest Food Bank can provide 7 meals.

Ready to Get Involved?
We all have a role to play to ensure no one in our community goes without sufficient food to live an active, healthy life. Working together, we can solve hunger. Learn how you can get involved.


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