Hunger Relief
Second Harvest Presents to the House of Commons

Second Harvest Presents to the House of Commons

Second Harvest’s CEO Lori Nikkel presented to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs on the topic of Food Security in Northern Communities, along with National Chief Elmer St. Pierre of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, and Grand Chief Garrison Settee of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc.

Support to Go: How Takeaway Meals Help Agencies Cope with COVID

Support to Go: How Takeaway Meals Help Agencies Cope with COVID

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent public health guidelines designed to minimize in-person contact, many community-dining and meal programs had to close or pivot their programs to provide food hampers and take-away meals.

Celebrating five years of partnership with the Walmart Foundation

Celebrating five years of partnership with the Walmart Foundation

Whether it’s with a fleet of trucks or our food rescue tech, Second Harvest’s work of recovering and redistributing healthy surplus food is always on the move.  Last year, Second Harvest rescued and redistributed more than 22 million pounds of food – and there is...

GIFT IDEAS: 9 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

GIFT IDEAS: 9 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

The 2020 Giving Gift Guide gives you the opportunity to get gifts for your loved ones while giving back in substantial ways. Second Harvest is fortunate to have the support of these gracious and giving partners who share in our goal of helping those who need help, need food and need hope.

RECIPE: Chilled Beet Soup by Covenant House Toronto

RECIPE: Chilled Beet Soup by Covenant House Toronto

For the Covenant House Toronto, food is a powerful tool to reach homeless and troubled youth. Through food they establish trust and start a conversation. Please see the latest recipe provided to Second Harvest, a delicious Chilled Beet Soup.

GIFT OF GROCERIES to 5.6 Million Canadians Facing Food Insecurity

GIFT OF GROCERIES to 5.6 Million Canadians Facing Food Insecurity

This Giving Tuesday, the “global day of giving” rallies the world to focus on charities. The goal for Second Harvest, along with the incredible matching partnership by the Liu Fu Yu Foundation, is to raise enough funds to provide 40,000 meals to Canadians.

UNBALANCED: The Growing Food Inequality Gap in Canada

UNBALANCED: The Growing Food Inequality Gap in Canada

Millions are hungry while millions of tonnes of good surplus food go to waste every year in Canada. Making that connection is part of the solution. Pandemic aside, food insecurity is a daily reality for too many.