Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania
To provide food to those in need within eleven counties of northwest Pennsylvania while creating awareness and educating the community on the realities of hunger.
Programs and Services
Second Harvest is the largest nonprofit food distribution organization (and the only food bank) in northwest Pennsylvania. By working daily with all levels of the food industry (from the grower to the retailer), Second Harvest receives excess or unsalable but nutritious product. Second Harvest solicits, inventories, and distributes these donated grocery products to 412 member agencies and distribution partners that directly serve people facing hard times in 11 counties. These counties include Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, McKean, Venango and Warren. The recipients include unemployed and underemployed workers, older citizens, people with disabilities, families caught in crisis situations and children.