Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest PennyslvaniaSearch Again
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 has grown in service over 35 years of operation, expanding food distribution from 444,916 pounds to 40 member agencies in 1982 to more than 12 million pounds to 453 partner organizations in 2016-2017. In addition to serving an increasing number of food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and non-emergency agencies, Second Harvest has added several programs since its beginnings: delivery to agencies outside of Erie County; BackPack Programs; Produce Express mobile distributions; Holiday box distributions; Fill a Glass with Hope milk initiative; Military Share, a program of the Produce Express; and a Senior Box program for low-income seniors.