At Second Harvest, we love our volunteers! And while COVID-19 continues to restrict in-person volunteering, we still need your help to get much-needed food to people in need during the holidays.
The drop-in meal program at Church of the Redeemer is a safe and welcoming space where their community can feel valued and take steps towards healing and transformation. Click below to get this yummy recipe.
Expecting to reach three million pounds of food distributed to food shelters and charities across all provinces by the end of the year, Second Harvest is thrilled to have such a capable distribution partner.
The next time you stop at Quesada, you may notice Second Harvest featured on the Quesada Kindness menu as a recipient for a portion of the proceeds from some items on that menu until Dec. 31, 2020.
When Mihail found out he was one of two Early Bird prize winners, he could barely contain his excitement. “I was super excited to win but this is the kind of lottery where nobody loses.”
Providing nutritious food to the vulnerable and needy is at Second Harvest’s core. This month’s recipe comes from Sistering, an incredible multi-service agency who supports women in Toronto who are at risk, socially isolated, homeless or precariously housed.
Team Second Harvest will be virtual for the annual Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon charity challenge and we hope you will join us! Our goal this year is to raise $20,000 which will allow us to rescue and deliver enough fresh, healthy food for 40,000 meals for people experiencing hunger.
Believe to Achieve is an organization that serves children from 6 to 12-years-old in an after school program and children 13 and above in a youth program. This delicious recipe was provided for the Second Harvest Cookbook.
In Canada alone, 58% of all food produced is lost. This is socially unjust and ecologically unsustainable. But you can do something about it. Join our free online learning sessions and learn how to reduce and recover your food waste where you live and work.
Second Harvest is proud to have been chosen as one of the Canadian organizations included in this year’s 24 Good Deeds calendar, where counting down to Christmas also means giving back! It’s the perfect way to countdown for friends, family and co-workers alike!
Goodwill mixed with corporate might, physical strength and a dash of laughter are a powerful combination. This is especially true when it sheds light on the important work surrounding food rescue and hunger relief. Such was the case at Second Harvest’s second annual Hero Truck Pull challenge.
After a decade of volunteering with the St. Lawrence Market Food Rescue team, Una and Tracy are hanging up their aprons. We spoke to them about the importance (and rewards) of rescuing good, fresh food from the market and delivering to social services organizations.