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

Operation Dough-Nation®

Panera Bread has selected the Harvest for Hunger campaign as their January Operation Dough-Nation® partner. During the month of January, Panera staff will invite guests to support Harvest for Hunger when they place and pay for their order. There are six Panera restaurants in our area that are participating: Avon Commons, North Ridgeville, Oak Point in Amherst, Cobblestone in Sheffield Village and the two turnpike restaurants in Amherst. Click here for a map. In all, there will be 47 restaurants participating throughout the whole Harvest for Hunger region.

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Host a Funds and Food Drive for Harvest for Hunger

The official Harvest for Hunger season will kick off at the end of February so we are in need of businesses, organizations, churches, clubs, troops and groups of all kind to run campaigns this year. As a group, you can raise funds and foods for a great cause and at the same time have fun doing it.

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Companions on the Journey

Donors often have more power to speak out about a cause that they believe in than the charity they support. For many, their donations are very personal and private so they refrain from being out front with their support. Not so for Mel and Jean Miller. They are all in and they have shared their passion and influenced so many others to see their vision.

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Note from Julie: Giving Tuesday All Year

This week you may be receiving dozens of emails about Giving Tuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back, bringing together nonprofits, charities, businesses, and communities to celebrate generosity and donating back during the holiday season. Giving Tuesday serves as an important reminder of the importance of reaching out during the holidays.

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Working to Give a Season of Hope

The Holiday rush is on at Second Harvest. But we’re not talking about the best toys, store hours or shopping deals. We are looking to move out thousands of pounds of food to the 81 pantries and 44 hot meal programs that rely on us to fill their shelves. Fifty percent of those who struggle the most during the holiday season are children and seniors. We have to do all we can.

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