Each year approximately 2,000 volunteers donate their time to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania.

We know that the job of a food bank volunteer is not glamorous or elegant by any means. It is hard, selfless work. The volunteers at Second Harvest sort through reclamation, pack boxes with nutritious food for seniors, pick fresh produce, assemble bags of food for children, collect donations at food-drives and label/repackage donations.

We also know that Second Harvest volunteers continue to come back time and time again because they believe in our mission of providing food to those in need and understand that educating the community on the issues of hunger is very important. They know they can make a difference and that’s exactly what they do; because of these +2,000 individuals, we are able to feed 167,700 of their neighbors. For this we thank them a million times over!

Volunteer Spotlight: Gibson Family

 

Bob Gibson is one of our very faithful Thursday morning volunteers! During the summer months, three of his grandchildren, Charlie, Anna, and Clara join him to volunteer with us as well. We always enjoy working with the Gibson family and we are so thankful for the time that they dedicate to Second Harvest each year. Thank you!