Save the date for this year’s “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive, hosted by your letter carriers on Saturday, May 11! This marks the 21st anniversary of this nationwide food drive, where you can donate food to help local families in need. Helping out is as easy as 1-2-3.
1) Fill a bag with items from our . . . → Read More: Stamp Out Hunger From Your Doorstep
This December our foods of the month are canned fruits and vegetables. These staples can be consumed year-round and remain a constant on our most-needed, non-perishable foods list. Since they do not require refrigeration and can pack additional nutrition to a home-cooked meal, they are both healthy and convenient.
Our Community Nutritionist Janet Hung shares, “Canned fruits . . . → Read More: Foods of the Month: Canned Fruits and Vegetables
With the holiday season upon us, we have chosen turkeys as our November food of the month. Did you know Second Harvest Food Bank holds a drive every year to collect turkeys for local families, children, seniors and individuals? Our 2012 goal is to collect 12,000 turkeys in two months.
A turkey not only completes the holiday . . . → Read More: Food of the Month: Turkeys!
At Second Harvest Food Bank, we prioritize nutritious and healthy meals for the communities we serve year round. Nutrition can come in many forms, which is why we chose low-sodium canned stews, chili and soups as our latest Foods of the Month.
Why Canned Stews, Chili and Soups?
These foods remain on our most-needed foods list year round . . . → Read More: Foods of the Month: Canned Stews, Chili and Soups
Earlier this year, we profiled peanut butter and beans as part of our Food of the Month series.
Once again, we pull them into the spotlight to share the important role they play in providing a balanced diet for families and individuals we serve. In recent months, the prices for basic staples have risen by 57% for . . . → Read More: Foods of the Month: Peanut Butter and Beans