“Hunger is UNACCEPTABLE”

“Unacceptable.” That’s what Joyce Kohfeldt thought to herself when she learned how many children in Northwest North Carolina go hungry. “This is unacceptable,” she told Daisy Rodriguez, Director of Childhood Hunger Programs, when she called Second Harvest Food Bank to...
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Feeding Fresh: Tyson Foods makes a lead gift to help increase Second Harvest produce distribution

Yesterday, the Tyson Foods team traveled all the way from Wilkesboro to Winston-Salem in order to lend a hand to process the donations that are rolling in here at Second Harvest from our holiday food drives! While the Tyson team was sorting dry food items yesterday,...
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“Tell me how far you can stretch that?” Veteran and Poet Lavinia Jackson Asks the Hard Questions.

This Veterans Day, we are each thinking of the veterans who have given so much to our great state and great nation. Unfortunately, too many veterans face poverty and food insecurity. Lavinia Jackson, a veteran advocate and poet based out of the Triad, issues this...
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“Thank you for your service, Corporal.”

"Thank you for your service, Corporal." Glenn O'Shea makes a point of greeting the veterans coming to the community meal at Grace Episcopal Church by their rank. "It’s a matter of respect," he explains. "A matter of gratitude." Last spring, O'Shea and other...
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Good Neighbors: Food Lion Feeds Lifts Our Network

It’s the type of community where you might well be told to “Turn by the oak tree up by the old Harris’ farm” by way of directions. Shady Grove United Methodist Church is surrounded by small residential neighborhoods and farm fields. And every 2nd Monday of the month,...
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“Hunger is UNACCEPTABLE”

“Unacceptable.” That’s what Joyce Kohfeldt thought to herself when she learned how many children in Northwest North Carolina go hungry. “This is unacceptable,” she told Daisy Rodriguez, Director of Childhood Hunger Programs, when she called Second Harvest Food Bank to...

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Thankful.

Last Thanksgiving, Crystal figured out how to cook turkey in a crockpot. The 300 square feet of their motel room was filled with the familiar smells of the holidays and for a moment felt like a home. She and her husband, Tom, enjoyed the meal on the bed, while their...

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