As we move through the coldest part of winter in Ohio, we’re warmed by the building excitement for Harvest for Hunger season! By far our largest fundraising initiative of the year, we count on the community to join in to help us meet our goal of a million meals to families in our area – from long-standing friendships to newcomers – we can all do our part to help families struggling with hunger. This year we are thrilled to have Honorary Harvest for Hunger Chair, Kevin Nelson, Regional President of Northwest Bank to Kick-Off the Campaign on Wednesday, March 1st at 5PM at Second Harvest. Be part of the most successful food and funds drive in the nation – Click Here.
Equally important to Harvest for Hunger is our work as advocates at the state level. As a member of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks, we are collectively making a request to Ohio Governor John Kasich and the Ohio General Assembly to support A Comprehensive Approach to Hunger Relief, which will provide $30 million per year in funding for hunger relief within the FY 2018/19 State Budget. This approach will allow Ohio to set the standard for addressing