Providence Kitchen Joins the Downtown Culinary Scene

Ben Barrett unforgettably huge smile is greeting customers at the register of Second Harvest Food Bank’s Providence Kitchen— the organization’s latest dining-for-a-cause social enterprise now open in downtown Winston-Salem. It wasn’t long ago that Ben was a student at...
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Got Milk? We do.

This morning, a large semi pulled up to the docks at our centrally located warehouses in Winston-Salem. This, alone, is not necessarily eventful. Every day, trucks large and small are coming and going from Second Harvest Food Bank, moving food rescued from grocery...
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“It’s People Just Like Me.” SNAP makes the difference for local families.

Jenny Hudson’s house is a tidy ranch on a cul-de-sac. Wildflowers and hostas edge the walkway, and the car in the driveway has one sticker on its bumper: Meals On Wheels. “He is just so sweet. Sweet as can be.” Jenny has a way of saying things twice for emphasis, to...
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Second Harvest Food Bank: 36 Years of Feeding Community

133 billion pounds of food is wasted every year, yet 42 million Americans do not get enough nutritious food to eat to lead healthy, productive lives. It was those contrasting realities that led to an innovation that we now call “food banking”—non-profit regional hubs...
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We Love Our Volunteers: Second Harvest 2018 Volunteer Awards

Every year, we gather for an evening to celebrate our volunteers who give so much to us, so frequently. Second Harvest volunteers engage with our mission in a variety of ways, but the focal point of our volunteers is to make sure that the food we are rescuing or...
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