Second Harvest Joins the #GivingTuesday Global Movement

By Briana McGonagle November 21, 2017 4:57 pm

  Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania encourages the local community to join Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations. Giving Tuesday, a campaign formed in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y in New York City, encourages philanthropy and celebrates generosity worldwide. Second Harvest Food Bank aims to raise $5,000 in 24 hours, which will provide an additional 30,000 meals to families in need this holiday season. Occurring this year on November 28th, Giving Tuesday is held annually on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. Giving Tuesday is a meaningful way for patrons to give back after holiday spending extra Read more

CANstruction is Back for Year Three!

By Briana McGonagle August 30, 2017 8:23 pm

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

September is Hunger Action Month!

By Briana McGonagle August 30, 2017 8:11 pm

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

The Great Allentown Fair ‘Buck and a Can’ Night

By Briana McGonagle August 7, 2017 8:06 pm

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

World Series of Bicycling!

By Briana McGonagle August 7, 2017 7:12 pm

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!

Save the Date – Empty Bowls, October 14, 2017

By admin April 14, 2017 3:08 am

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!

Stamp Out Hunger – May 13, 2017

By admin April 13, 2017 11:03 pm

You can make a difference in the lives of your neighbors by participating in the 25th annual National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 13th. Simply leave a bag of non-perishable food items for your letter carrier, and they will make sure that it gets to the food pantries and organizations that serve your neighbors in need.

First Ever Food Truck Food Drive – April 8th at Dorney Park

By admin March 30, 2017 3:12 am

We'll see you on April 8th from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM for the first ever Food Truck Food Drive to hit the Valley, a partnership between Dorney Park and WFMZ to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and Northeast PA. Bring a food donation, get your picture taken with the members of the Peanuts Gang and get lunch from some of your favorite local food trucks! As an added bonus, Passholders who attend Season Pass Proc Read more

Sixth Annual Alumni Club Food Drive Challenge to Kick Off March 1st

By Briana McGonagle March 1, 2017 7:57 pm

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 sixth 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 cause Read more

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