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Fresh Thoughts is the monthly on-line newsletter of Second Harvest

Partner Charity Spotlight: Nehemiah Partners Kids Cafe

The sight of children lining up for seconds of good-for-you veggies may sound like a figment of an adult’s imagination, but that is exactly what the scene has been at Nehemiah Partners Kid’s Cafe in Sandusky. Kids lined up for second helpings of chicken breast, noodle, salad, and spaghetti squash. “Our kids are hungry!” smiled Roxanne Goss, director of the Nehemiah Partners.

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Honoring Those Who Served...and Still Are Serving

As we honor veterans on November 11th, it may be shocking to learn that more than 1 in 4 local households seeking food assistance from Second Harvest contain a veteran or an active member of the military.

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Brighten the Season with Holiday Cheer

Since its inception 32 years ago, the Holiday Cheer campaign has raised over $900,000 for Second Harvest, equaling millions of meals for families struggling with hunger. A community effort led by Burger King, WOBL 1320 AM, and WDLW 1380 AM, Holiday Cheer raises money for Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio each holiday season.

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Hunger Action: Not Just a Month

Between Hunger Action Month and Generous Helpings, September is always a sprint from start to finish. On September 9th, we were a fortunate recipient of a $50,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation.

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Empty Bowls By the Lake

Fighting to End Hunger One Bowl at a Time: Saturday, October 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bleser Park, Avon Lake. Enjoy some soup, bread, education and entertainment for a cause.

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