Second Harvest

Today Is Wear Orange For Hunger Action Day
If you see people out wearing orange today, odds are they are participating in the Hunger Action Day. Today I spoke with Katie Hagglund, Marketing Coordinator for Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank about those who struggle with hunger in the Northland.
Hand-Craft Bowls At The Duluth Art Institute For The Empty Bowl
Many Northlanders look forward to the Empty Bowl Event each year. It's designed to help fund the Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank, but it does so much more than that.  It brings the community together, whether it's sharing time and talent making the bowls or enjoying soup and conversation on …
Second Harvest Looks To Increase Volunteer Support In 2017
The last time I was at Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank it was to interview the Executive Director Shaye Moris, about the Back Pack Program.  I was amazed at two things.   One was the number of area students that rely the backpack program and the other was the incredible dedica…
Local Backpack Program Feeds Over 900 Students On Weekends
Project Joy is an event organized by a local family in memory of a loved one that helps to fund the Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank's Backpack Program.  It's a program that ensures some Northland students have food over the weekend.  While shooting this video I was moved to tears with what I…
Bowls Are Being Made For The Second Harvest Empty Bowl 2017
Many Northlanders look forward to the Empty Bowl Event each year. It's designed to help fund the Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank, but it does so much more than that.  It brings the community together, whether it's sharing time and talent making the bowls or enjoying soup and conversation on …
Spread Hope, Help To End Hunger With Project Joy This Friday
Project Joy is an event that was started by an man I had the honor to work with on the Thanksgiving Day Buffet Committee, Patrick Plys.  Even while battling brain cancer his concern was for others.  Especially, children who went hungry without access to food.  Patrick sadly lost his battle, but not …
Second Harvest Is Hiring Two Warehouse Associates & Drivers
Are you in need of a job?  One that not only you can make a career out of but can feel good that you're helping out in the community?  I can't count how many times I've had friends and acquaintances tell me that they are in need of a job and to keep my eyes and ears open for them.  I thought I would…
Summer Food Service Program Feeds Kids In Duluth
Unless you work with children in our area you are probably unaware of how many of them attend school hungry and go home to empty tables.  Some days their only meal is lunch provided at school.  There is even a weekend backpack program through Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank that en…
Second Harvest Is Hiring An Agency Relations Coordinator
I can't count how many times I've had friends and acquaintances tell me that they are in need of a job and to keep my eyes and ears open for them.  When I got the email about this job I thought I would share, it might be right up your alley.  Before you think it isn't for yo…

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