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Second Harvest Food Bank of NW PA

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 55 people are interested
Picking corn on a sunny day!

Gleaning for the Second Harvest Food Bank of NW PA is a great opportunity to enjoy the fresh air, get a little exercise and help to supply fresh produce to the needy! Just volunteering one time will make a difference. By yourself or with a group is great! We have many farms and orchards that we will be asked to glean. We pick the usable leftovers when the farmer is done with his harvest and we distribute them to our surrounding 11 counties. If you would like to participate once or throughout the harvest season, we would love to have you. Our goal this year is to obtain as much produce as we can since produce is high in nutrition and low in fat and sodium. So get ready to be close with nature and spend time in the fresh air! You will also be helping to feed the hungry in northwest PA. Please sign up today!

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About Second Harvest Food Bank of NW PA

Location:

1507 Grimm Dr., Erie, PA 16501, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania is to provide food to those in need within eleven counties of northwest Pennsylvania while creating awareness and educating the community on the realities of hunger.

Description

As the only food bank in northwest Pennsylvania, Second Harvest Food Bank provides food to those in need within eleven counties of northwest Pennsylvania while creating awareness and educating the community on the realities of hunger.

Second Harvest serves 11 counties in northwest Pennsylvania, including: Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, McKean, Venango and Warren.

Second Harvest is a member of Feeding America, a network of food banks and food distribution programs in the United States. This membership allows Second Harvest to cooperate with other member food banks, to receive food from national corporate food donors, and to benefit from national publicity and mutual support.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Farms in Erie County1507 Grimm Dr.Erie, PA 16501

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies
  • We recommend a minimum age of 13. Anyone under the age of 18 requires a parent or guardian.

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