Second Harvest is a member of Feeding America, a network of food banks and food distribution programs in the United States. This membership allows Second Harvest to cooperate with other member food banks, to receive food from national corporate food donors, and to benefit from national publicity and mutual support.

About Feeding America

Feeding America’s mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage the country in the fight to end hunger.


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Our Vision

A hunger-free community.


Our Mission

The mission of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania is to provide food to those in need within eleven counties of northwest Pennsylvania while creating awareness and educating the community on the realities of hunger.

Second Harvest serves 11 counties in northwest Pennsylvania, including:

* Cameron                   * Clarion                        * Clearfield

* Crawford                   * Elk                                * Erie

* Forest                        * Jefferson                     * McKean

* Venango                    * Warren


Our Core Values

  • Collaboration

    We strive to build relationships and partner with a diverse group of individuals and organizations who share our vision of a hunger free community.

  • Accountability

    We maintain the public trust by exemplifying honesty, integrity, trust and transparency of the resources entrusted to us.

  • Respect

    We recognize the inherent worth and dignity of every person and treat all with equity and compassion.

  • Excellence

    We promise to excel in the delivery of our services and commitments because our clients, stakeholders and communities deserve our very best.

  • Social Justice

    We believe that access to safe, sufficient, nutritious food is a basic human right and no one should be hungry.