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Julie Chase-Morefield is the President and CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio.

A Note From Julie: Where Does the Food Come From?

Answering the Age Old Question: Where Does the Food Come From?

Watermelon June 2013When you are the Executive Director of a food bank, you get a lot of questions from friends, family, and community members. Sometimes people want to know what counties we serve, where the food goes, and generally what we do.  But the question I hear most frequently is:  “Where does all that food come from?”

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A Note From Julie: Be an Advocate in 2015

For the past three years we have been working tirelessly toward the goal of building a new facility to expand our capacity and ability to help more of our neighbors in need across our 4-county service area.  One of the pillars of the new Nordson Food Distribution Center is increased refrigeration capacity so we can provide more healthy and fresh foods, often seen as a luxury to families and children.  Providing fresh produce to our network of over 100 partner charities is a priority we are committed to at Second Harvest. But, we cannot do it alone. We are able to provide meals to our neighbors in need from a combination of philanthropic, community, individual, corporate, and government support at the federal and state levels.

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