Mark your calendars – we will be hosting our annual Empty Bowls event on October 20th from 6 – 9 PM. We would love if you could join us for this special event held right here, in our food bank warehouse. The night will include fantastic live music, a delicious dinner, a variety of options from the bar, and a very unique silent auction. The meal, a simple yet delicious dinner, is meant to be a modest feast prepared using ingredients similar to that which a client might receive at an emergency food pantry or soup kitchen. Throughout the evening, guests will have the opportunity to place bids in a silent auction of artisan bowls and artwork donated by local artists and patrons, as well as enjoy the fun and f Read more
WFMZ and Dorney Park will host the second annual Food Truck Food Drive on Saturday, April 21st from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in the Dorney parking lot. Stop by to enjoy the variety of offerings from the best food trucks in the region. The food truck festival is free with a donation of food or funds to Second Harvest. We had a blast last year, and can't wait for you to join us this year! More details to follow.
In honor of Hunger Action Month, The Goldenberg Group, Cat Country 96 and 100.7 WLEV are partnering to host the inaugural Can Jam for Hunger! at Hamilton Crossings Shopping Center in Lower Macungie Township on Friday, September 21st and Saturday, September 22nd to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank! This two day event will be held on the patio and parking lot area adjacent to The Shelby Restaurant at Hamilton Crossings. Read more
Local members of college and university alumni clubs will compete to collect food and raise funds for Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania during the seventh annual Food Drive Challenge this spring. Initiated by the Purdue University Alumni Club of the Lehigh Valley, the Challenge is a way for area club members to participate in a little friendly competition, and it’s all for a great cau Read more
Join us for Flint Hill Farm's "Hoedown" Farm to Table Dinner on June 2 from 4-9 PM at the Flint Hill Farm Education Center. This multi-course dinner features foods of Flint Hill and other local farms, including wood fire roasted Lehigh Valley Porchetta, Patterson Farms maple chicken biscuits, Flint Hill Farms macaroni and cheese and pickled watermelon salad, and locally produced spirits. The event will feature live musi Read more
This fall, teams of architects, engineers, contractors, designers, and students will design and build incredible structural works of art made entirely of canned food. The can sculptures will be on display at the Lehigh Valley Mall from October 6 - 20, and voting is open to the public. All canned food used to build the structures will be donated to Second Harvest. This year’s theme is comics and superheroes, and we can’ Read more
Did you know that 1 in 8 Pennsylvanians might not know where their next meal is coming from? The feeling of “running on empty” is too real for many of our neighbors. This September, YOU, can take action to help end hunger. September is Hunger Action Month, a national initiative coordinated by Feeding America, America’s largest network of hunger relief organizations. Second Harvest is a member of Feeding Americ Read more
Join us on Tuesday, August, 29th for opening night at the Great Allentown Fair. For the fifth year in a row, the Fair is hosting their 'Buck and a Can' event on opening night. With the donation of a non-perishable food item to Second Harvest, patrons will be admitted to the Fair for only $1. Our volunteers will be at each of the gates to accept donations and thank donors. Last year, we collected almost 8,200 pounds of food Read more
Second Harvest was honored to be included in the Valley Preferred Cycling Center’s Series of Bicycling event on Friday, July 28th. Patrons were admitted to the velodrome for free with the donation of a non-perishable food item for Second Harvest. Our team had a blast talking with guests about what Second Harvest does in our community. It was a nice night to watch the races, too!
Join us for a fun evening of great music, fantastic food, and a very unique silent auction. We will host our annual Empty Bowls event in our warehouse on Saturday, October 14th from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Registration is live at http://bit.ly/2qTfn23 Call Second Harvest at (484) 287-4015 for more information regarding ticket sales and sponsorship opportunities. Hope to see you there!