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Harvest for Hunger

Harvest for HungerHarvest for Hunger is the annual community-wide campaign that raises food and funds to stock food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters throughout our region. We partner with three other regional food banks to run this campaign through 21 counties, bringing together all of north central and northeast Ohio to raise awareness, funds and food to help families struggling with hunger. Harvest for Hunger is one of the largest campaigns of its kind in the nation, raising more than $2,500,000 and 400,000 pounds of food last year.

This year, Harvest for Hunger will run during March, April and May 2020.

Help Us Reach Our 2020 Goal to Provide Over 1.25 Million Meals!

Harvest for Hunger is a crucial program for Second Harvest and the region. There are many ways to get involved:

  • Run a Harvest for Hunger Campaign at your workplace or school. Encourage your company or organiztion to join hundreds of others and run an employee fund and/or food drive. As a student or teacher, encourage your school to get involved.
  • Donate at your local Giant Eagle or Heinen's store. Make a $1, $5 or $10 contribution at the register through Check Out Hunger.
  • Drop-off Food Donations at Giant Eagle or Heinen's in Lorain County or at Buckeye Cablevision and Payne, Nickels & Co in Erie and Huron Counties.
  • Look for Harvest for Hunger ads in The Morning Journal and The Chronicle Telegram.
  • Radio partners this year are WEOL, WOBL, WDLW, WGGN, WCPZ, WOHF, WMJK, WLEC, WLKR and WKFM.
  • Donate Online. Financial gifts can be made through our website. 

Contact us at (440) 960-2265, x 302, or for more information.