Recent News and Announcements

Come see Second Harvest at the Greek Food Festival!

Second Harvest food bank is partnering with the Tallahassee Greek Food Festival. The festival is an annual event celebrating Greek food and culture in Tallahassee. There will be homemade pastries and traditional Greek food, live music and dance performances, and a Greek goods market. Bring your food or cash donation to the Second Harvest table,…

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Who Are the “Working Poor?”

According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics, the “working poor” are defined as those who spend at least half their year in the labor force or actively looking for work, even though their income levels may fall below the federal poverty level. In 2017, 6.9 million Americans fell into the working poor category. Most working…

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Rick Minor to Step Down as CEO of Second Harvest of the Big Bend

Food bank reflects upon its major accomplishments over the past 3 years while preparing for a smooth transition Tallahassee, FL – Rick Minor, Chief Executive Officer of Second Harvest of the Big Bend, will be resigning his post at the food bank in September. “For three years, I’ve been privileged to have led Second Harvest through…

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Second Harvest of the Big Bend Welcomes New Board Members

Tallahassee, FL – Second Harvest of the Big Bend food bank is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to the board of directors: Samantha Boge, Melanie R. Leitman and Daniel Petronio. The 14-member Second Harvest board provides leadership in helping Second Harvest carry out the food bank’s mission to feed hungry people…

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Second Harvest Food Bank Announces Volunteers of the Year

Second Harvest Releases Volunteer Impact Report and Unveils Volunteer Hall of Fame TALLAHASSEE, FL – Second Harvest of the Big Bend food bank held a volunteer appreciation event on April 12, and presented Volunteer of the Year awards to Kristine Lamont and David Mueller.  Lamont and Mueller each received a four-day, three-night vacation prize from…

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