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Director of External Affairs

Veterans and Food Insecurity

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In November, we pause to honor veterans. As we reflect on their gift of service to us all, we feel a sense of pride and gratitude. Yet, there is also a sense of failure when we come to realize that so many of these heroes and their families are struggling. We know that 25% of those we serve in our region are veterans.

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Holiday Cheer Helps Families

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Since its inception 36 years ago, the Holiday Cheer campaign has raised over $1,000,000. Second Harvest provided over a millions of meals for families struggling with hunger with those funds raised here in our community. A local effort led by Burger King and WOBL/WDLW, Holiday Cheer raises money each year, which is directly passed through to our partner charities so they can provide food through the food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters.

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Great Friends! Great Food! Great Time! That was GH2019!

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Generous Helpings 2019 was a great success! So many friends and supporters came out to enjoy great food, entertainment and beverages.

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View from the Summit

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Educators, health and business communities and nonprofits gathered in September at Lorain County Community College to discuss that issue at the first Child Hunger Summit sponsored by the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio.

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Empty Bowls by the Lake

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The annual Empty Bowls by the Lake fundraiser is an artistic means to fight hunger in our communities. October 12, 2019 from 11AM until 2PM at the American Legion Post 211, 31972 Walker Road, Avon Lake.

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