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Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

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Year Founded:
1981
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Kay Carter / CEO
Main Address:
500-B Spratt St
Charlotte, NC 28206

What We Do

The mission of Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHFBM) is twofold; first, to feed hungry people by soliciting and distributing food and other household products through partner agencies; and second, to educate people in the community about the nature of and solutions to the problems of hunger. In 2016-2017 Second Harvest provided over 54 million pounds of food and grocery items through a network of over 700 non-profit partner agencies including emergency pantries, soup kitchens and homeless shelters. We are changing the world by providing healthy, nutritious food for people who would otherwise go hungry.

Interesting Info

Distributed over 54 million pounds to help those in need through over 700 partner agencies last year
Approximately 527,000 people in our 19 county region live at or below the poverty level
Over 42% of the people at risk of hunger in our region are children and seniors - 188,000 children and over 41,000 seniors

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