EVENTS HAPPENING IN YOUR AREA.
MOBILE MARKET, SPOKANE INDIANS FUNDRAISER AND MORE – MAY 22
Second Harvest’s Mobile Market returned to the Spokane County Fairgrounds (404 N. Havana St. Spokane Valley, WA 99202) today for a free food distribution from 4 to 7 p.m. (or while supplies last). For more details about the event, click here.
Columbia Basin College partnered with Second Harvest to host a Mobile Market distribution on Tuesday, May 19. The event served 300 families. You can watch Columbia Basin College’s video about the distribution here.
The Mobile Market distribution at West Central Community Center in Spokane on Thursday, May 21 served 475 families. Thank you to the Washington State Beef Commission and Rosauers for supporting the event and the Beef Counts program, which provides high-quality beef to people facing hunger.
Stay up to date on our Mobile Market schedule here.
SPOKANE INDIANS “BALLPARK DINNER TO-GO” FUNDRAISER
The Spokane Indians hosted a “ballpark dinner to-go” on Thursday, May 21 to keep the spirit of baseball alive until games can resume—and to help people facing hunger in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dinners for four were pre-ordered for $40 and included typical ballpark fare. A portion of the proceeds were donated to Second Harvest. The club will offer a to-go taco meal on June 2. Learn more about the event here. Thank you to the Spokane Indians for helping keep everyone in our community fed during this time!
(Photo by Jesse Tinsley of The Spokesman-Review)
UNILEVER’S DAY OF SERVICE
Second Harvest volunteers were treated to a fresh grab-and-go lunch from Pita Pit on Thursday, May 21, courtesy of the national United for America Day of Service by our partners at Unilever Food Solutions. Unilever collaborated with restaurant operators across the country to provide lunch to nearly 11,000 people serving at Feeding America food banks to display their thanks for the work they’re doing during this time of increased need. Volunteers at Second Harvest enjoyed a tasty lunch from Pita Pit to fuel their hard work. Thank you to Unilever for your support of Second Harvest and Feeding America!
VOICES OF HOPE
“I am humbled and grateful to Second Harvest, local volunteers and to the National Guard for making it possible to receive food at this time. It’s difficult for me as, an older person, to get out in the best of circumstances. The COVID-19 situation has made it all the more difficult and lately more expensive to shop for food. The box of non-perishable foods I received today will go a long way to help me. Thank you. Thank you.” -Mary, Rosalia, WA
SHARE YOUR STORY
Have you sought food assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, we’d love to hear from you. Your story matters. Your voice will help people better understand what hunger looks like in our community right now and how they can help. Second Harvest shares stories of the people we serve on our website, in fundraising materials, on social channels and with the media. You can also share your story anonymously. Please use this form to get in touch.
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