Hunger

An Action Pathways Success: Mona

Mona says that her spirit of giving manifested itself many years ago as she faced her own hardships and began to understand the power of grace, altruism and giving back. Like many of us, it was through her valleys that she discovered herself, her inner strength and better still, her purpose in life.DSC_0849 (1).JPG

“Coming from a place of being in need, not being able to eat, not being able to provide [for my children],I thank God for an organization like Action Pathways and its Second Harvest Food Bank that works to address all the issues surrounding a person’s battle with poverty, including food insecurity and hunger.” 

Mona Hyppolite, Reclamation Coordinator

 

 

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina Receives $25,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Fund Infrastructure and Equipment Needed for Handling Fresh Food

“One in five people struggle with hunger in Cumberland and the surrounding counties including more than 51,000 children,” said Ron Pringle, DSC_0116.JPGProgram Director for Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina. “We are thankful to the Walmart Foundation for helping to ensure that people who struggle with hunger have access to nutrient-rich food. 

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Food Lion Feeds supports Second Harvest Food Bank

Cropped Screenshot.jpgEleven-year-old Mikayla Nathan of Spring Lake, North Carolina was recently honored as an "Honorable Mention" winner in the 2017 Food Lion Feeds "Roar Against Hunger" Design-a-Reusable Bag contest. In fact, her design was selected from more than 400 entries this year. Her drawing, which will be featured on the side of the reusable bag, will be sold in more than 1,000 Food Lion stores throughout the United States. 

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Cumberland Community Foundation’s Donates One Million Pounds to Second Harvest Food Bank

Community Gives Together to Stop Hunger

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Local residents have contributed enough to Cumberland Community Foundation’s One Million Pounds for Second Harvest Campaign to bring an additional 31 tractor trailers of food and supplies to Second Harvest Food Bank.

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Second Harvest Food Bank Participates in Annual North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy

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Get your Hands dirty at the Community Education Garden

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Smithfield Foods Donates to Second Harvest Food Bank

SMITHFIELD FOODS’ HELPING HUNGRY HOMES DONATES 80,000 POUNDS OF PROTEIN TO NORTH CAROLINA FOOD BANKS, RAISES AWARENESS OF HUNGER AT STATEWIDE FESTIVAL

SMITHFIELD, Va.– Sept. 8, 2016 – Today, Smithfield Foods announced Helping Hungry Homes®, its initiative focused on alleviating hunger across the country, will visit North Carolina marking National Hunger Action Month. Smithfield will provide more than 80,000 pounds of protein to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina and the Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina during a series of donation events.

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Second Harvest Food Bank Receives Gift from Food Lion Foundation

Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina, a division of Action Pathways, has received $2,500 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation just in time to help feed local residents.  Second Harvest Food Bank will use the gift to launch a new Mobile School Pantry initiative in partnership with Action Pathways Head Start Program.

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Food Lion Feeds Joins the Fight Against Hunger - “The Great Pantry Makeover” comes to Fayetteville

In celebration of Feeding America's Hunger Action Month, Food Lion Feeds will donate more than 1,200 service hours and more than 1 million meals through its inaugural "The Great Pantry Makeover" event. During the month-long volunteer service event, hundreds of Food Lion associates will volunteer at 38 local food pantries, which will help the grocer take another step toward its commitment of providing 500 million meals by the end of 2020.

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Executive Mansion Lit Up for Hunger Action Month

The Executive Mansion lit up orange Thursday evening during a lighting ceremony to support Hunger Action Month in North Carolina. N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Rick Brajer hosted the event on behalf of Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory. N.C. Department of Agriculture Chief Deputy Commissioner David Smith, and Alan Briggs, Executive Director of the N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Banks, also spoke at the event.

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Woodforest Charitable Foundation and Woodforest National Bank Makes First Donation to Hunger Action Month!

SHFB in conjunction with Feeding America, announces Hunger Action Month, a nationwide call-to-action effort to mobilize people everywhere to get involved with ending hunger in America. Woodforest Charitable Foundation (WCF) and Woodforest National Bank (WNB) kicked off the month-long initiative with a $5,000 donation to Action Pathways, Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina (SHFB). Woodforest National Bank provided our first corporate donation, kicking off Hunger Action Month.

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SECU Members Partner with North Carolina Food Banks for 6 Million Meal Project

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L to R: McKinley Wooten, Jr. and Alan Briggs signing official Agreement

Raleigh, N.C. – SECU Foundation Board Chair McKinley Wooten, Jr. and NC Association of Feeding America Food Banks Executive Director Alan Briggs met today to sign a $1.2 million Agreement that will provide North Carolinians in need with 6 million additional meals over the next 3 years! The grant from State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) members via their Foundation will add 2 million meals per year to clients served by North Carolina food banks – that’s one extra meal per year funded by each of the Credit Union’s 2 million members. The non-profit NC Association serves as a strategic alliance for the six food banks and one food recovery organization in the state, and its affiliated network of 2,500 food pantries, shelters and community groups will help ensure the additional meals reach neighbors in all 100 North Carolina counties.

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