A Holiday Message from Eric Aft, CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank

For me, the holiday season is still full of wonder. I believe this time of year creates something very special within people. Maybe it is the traditions, the holiday gatherings, the promise of a New Year – or maybe it is just the opportunity to spend some time with...
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Year in Review: Feeding Families at Second Harvest

HEAT OR EAT? No Family Should Have to Choose. Too many Northwest North Carolina families are making tough choices: Do they pay a utility bill, or buy food? Do they pay for their medication, or buy food? Do they pay for childcare, or buy food? At Second Harvest Food...
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How You Can Help Kids at Risk of Hunger on Snow Days

School cancellations, especially when they stretch into several days in a row, can force families to choose between paying utility or medical bills and having enough food. That is because in nearly all of the counties that Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North...
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Year in Review: Feeding Health at Second Harvest

There's growing awareness and acknowledgment that poverty and food insecurity are linked with some of the most serious and costly health problems in our nation. At Second Harvest Food Bank, we work to support healthy lives and healthy communities. Our network of 460+...
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Eric Aft: The Wisdom of Dorthea Lange’s America

The Wisdom of Dorthea Lange’s America(On exhibit at Reynolda House Museum of American Art through December 30, 2018) While statistics on poverty were not kept back in the 1930s, we know that the challenges faced by many of our country’s families were...
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Go well, Clyde

Friends, It is with deep sadness that we share that Clyde Fitzgerald, Jr., our former CEO, beloved friend, and passionate advocate for the eradication of hunger in our time, passed away this morning, November 18, 2018. Our Second Harvest Food Bank family, and all who...

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