Hunger Relief
A Drop’s Worth: The Value of Water on Food Security

A Drop’s Worth: The Value of Water on Food Security

Are we valuing water like we should? If 70% of freshwater goes to agriculture—and a majority of that food is lost or wasted along the food supply chain—what does that say about how much water is worth?

From Toronto to the Far North: A Food Rescue Journey

Second Harvest has marked a milestone: our first-ever sea-lift shipment of food donations, bound for Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet, Arviat, Chesterfield Inlet, Kimmirut, Baker Lake, and Kinngait in Nunavut.

Food Safety for Non-Profits

Food Safety for Non-Profits

Food safety is a crucial part of food rescue. Click to learn how we’re helping our non-profit partners stay healthy – and get some at-home tips, too.

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.

Using Healthy Food and Goodwill to Feed the Future

Using Healthy Food and Goodwill to Feed the Future

Before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, one in six Canadian children under the age of 18 lived in food insecure households, while rates of household food insecurity have since been exacerbated by the pandemic. School nutrition programs often bridge the food gap for families throughout the school year, but what happens during the summer months?

From Coast to Coast to Coast: No Hunger Need Too Far

From Coast to Coast to Coast: No Hunger Need Too Far

Our work is far from done, but when it comes to food rescue and hunger relief, we’re proud to support such a generous and helpful community from coast to coast to coast across Canada. Here are stories of hope that shine a light on the crucial work that’s happening in every province and territory.

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.