Posts tagged second harvest food bank

Help letter carriers stamp out hunger

By | April 16, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

On May 10, the letter carriers of the U.S. Postal Service will help Stamp Out Hunger by collecting nonperishable food items for local food banks, including Erie’s Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania. Volunteers are needed to help pick up the food items left by community residents near their mail boxes. Volunteers will be given… View Article

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Help Stamp Out Hunger on May 10

By | March 21, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania  is seeking volunteers to help out during this year’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, on Saturday, May 10. On that day, community members across the nation will leave nonperishable food items next to their mailboxes for pickup and delivery to local food banks. Created by the National Association… View Article

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Bring food donations to McDowell boys basketball game

By | December 17, 2013 6:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Bring a nonperishable food item for Second Harvest Food Bank to the McDowell High School boys basketball home opener on Wednesday and enjoy reduced admission. Watch the Trojans take on the Warren Dragons at 6 p.m. (junior varsity) and 7:30 p.m. (varsity) in the school’s north gym, 3580 W. 38th St. Adult admission is $2… View Article

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Volunteers needed for Friday’s Food for Families drive

By | December 16, 2013 2:10 pm | 0 Comments

 

Tops Markets and the Second Harvest Food Bank are teaming up for the Food for Families food drive. Volunteers are needed at each Erie Tops location on Friday to help pass out flyers and collect donations. The three area Tops locations are 1520 W. 26th St., 712 W. 38th St., and 1702 E. 38th St. Shifts available include… View Article

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Volunteer to help Stamp Out Hunger on May 11

By | April 12, 2013 1:40 pm | 0 Comments

 

On Saturday, May 11, mail carriers across the country will do their part to Stamp Out Hunger by collecting food donations left at mailboxes along their routes. In the Erie region, the donations will go to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania to help feed hungry families locally. Second Harvest is seeking volunteers who… View Article

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United Way and The Nonprofit Partnership launch volunteer website

By | November 12, 2012 12:03 pm | 0 Comments

 

It’s getting a lot easier to volunteer in Erie County. United Way of Erie County and The Nonprofit Partnership launched its new online volunteer database this morning at a news conference. Get Connected, or getconnected.unitedwayerie.org, matches aspiring volunteers with local opportunities based on their skill set and availability. Users can also follow local nonprofits and… View Article

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New volunteer stories on GoErie

By | September 6, 2012 12:57 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Erie Times-News and GoErie.com are keeping you updated on Erie region volunteer efforts. Here are some volunteer stories from this week: St. Benedict Center helps teach refugees Volunteers teach work skills, such as sewing and bicycle repair, to new refugees at the St. Benedict Education Center. Volunteers to clean litter from Lake Erie coast… View Article

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Food bank needs volunteers for produce picking

By | May 17, 2012 12:53 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania is looking for individual and group volunteers to pick usable leftovers from fields and orchards after the harvest. “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,” the food bank wrote… View Article

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National Day of Service comes to Erie

By | January 16, 2012 12:24 pm | 0 Comments

 

Happy Martin Luther King Day! And more importantly for this blog, Happy National Day of Service. Volunteers across the nation are using their day off to do some good in the spirit of Dr. King’s message. As President Barack Obama said in a national proclamation on Jan. 13: As we work to meet the challenges… View Article

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