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

Generous Helpings: Many Donated Hours Makes It the Best Around

Generous Helpings is the culmination of Hunger Action Month and a powerful display of community members and businesses coming together to put on the top charitable event in the region. It’s a wonderful event for sure, but only because of the hard work and hours of donated time by the restaurants, the chefs, the committee members, the sponsors and supporters. All of the restaurants and chefs donate their time to offer the most delectable dishes.

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Note From Julie

From the opening of our new home, The Nordson Food Distribution Center, and volunteer appreciation event, I am still catching my breath from all of the activities that took place during July! Despite all of the excitement, we are not taking much of a break. We are looking forward to an exciting fall.

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Get Your Tickets NOW for Generous Helpings

Join us for an evening of great food and fun as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of our Generous Helpings event and our new, state-of-the-art Nordson Food Distribution Center. The event will feature tastings of local restaurants’ signature dishes, wine and ale parings, live music and a raffle and silent auction – all set in our beautiful new facility. We are expecting an unprecedented number of tasters this year, so hurry and purchase your tickets at our discounted early bird price. Click here to purchase your Early Bird Ticket.

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Full Bellies, Ready to Learn: The Kids BackPack Program in Norwalk

The Kids BackPack Program™ is one of our most important tools for fighting hunger in our communities. This past year volunteers packed and distributed over 80,000 backpacks filled with groceries for children at-risk for hunger who often lack food on weekends and holidays.

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A Summer to Remember

What a summer we have had here at Second Harvest – tours, events, open houses, and grand-opening celebrations were the theme of the summer as we settled into our new home.

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